Esri ASCII Grid Quick Facts

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Format Type Identifier

ESRIASCIIGRID

Reader/Writer

Both

Licensing Level

See Product and System Requirements.

Dependencies

None

Dataset Type

Reader: File

Writer: Folder

Feature Type

ESRIASCIIGRID or <source_dataset_filename>

Typical File Extensions

.grd, .asc

Automated Translation Support

Yes

User-Defined Attributes

Through TAB files

Coordinate System Support

Through TAB files

Generic Color Support

No

Spatial Index

Never

Schema Required

Not applicable

Transaction Support

No

Encoding Support

No

Geometry Type

esriasciigrid_type

Esri ASCII Grid Geometry Support

Geometry

Supported?

aggregate

no

circles

no

circular arc

no

donut polygon

no

elliptical arc

no

ellipses

no

line

no

none

no

point

no

polygon

no

raster

yes

solid

no

surface

no

text

no

z values

no

Esri ASCII Grid Raster Support

Band Interpretations

Real64

Palette Key Interpretations

not applicable

Palette Value Interpretations

not applicable

Nodata Value

Any

Cell Origin (x, y)

0 or 0.5

Rotation Support

No

GCP Support

Through TAB files

World File Support

No

TAB File Support

Yes