MapInfo Pro and support for the BIL/HDR raster format

Product Affected: MapInfo Pro™
 
MapInfo Pro 15.0  32-bit and MapInfo Pro Non-Advanced 64-bit versions support BIL Rasters with a bit depth of 8, 16, and 24 bits.
They do not support 32-bit BIL Rasters.

To see the Bit Depth, open the related HDR file (if present) in NotePad and look at the Nbits parameter -
here are the contents of an unsupported 32-bit BIL/HDR file :

BYTEORDER      I

LAYOUT         BIL

NROWS          6423

NCOLS          5591

NBANDS         1

NBITS          32

BAND_RGB             1 1 1

BANDROWBYTES   22364

TOTALROWBYTES  22364

PIXELTYPE      FLOAT

ULXMAP         8080.63702650659

ULYMAP         3662365.03967859

XDIM           88

YDIM           88

NODATAVALUE         0

NODATA         0

NOTE: MapInfo Pro 64-bit ADVANCED does open 32-bit BIL Rasters.

 

UPDATED:  December 4, 2019