The DAT format is associated with images taken using a program developed by SPOT Image, a public company created by the French Space Agency with the aim of monitoring and studying natural resources and human activity on the entire planet Earth. SPOT Image distributes images taken by its two SPOT satellites in orbit and provides pictures from various spots on our planet, of varying resolutions.
SGI (Silicon Graphics Image) is a raster image format associated with Silicon Graphics workstations. It is a bitmap file that can store black-and-white, gray-scale and color images, and may also contain color maps and alpha channels. SGI files are sometimes referred to as RGBs and can either use no image compression or RLE compression. Alternative extensions for the SGI format are BW, RGB and RGBA.
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Start reaConverter and load all the .dat files you intend to convert into .sgi because, as opposed to most free online converters, reaConverter supports batch conversion. So you can save the time and energy you would lose with doing repetitive operations.
Select DATs from a folder or by drag-and-dropping them directly into the reaConverter window.
Go to the Saving options tab and decide where you want to save new .sgi files. You can also spend a few more moments to apply additional editing to the images prepared for conversion.
Then pick the SGI as output format. To help you do this, a series of buttons is conveniently placed at the bottom of the reaConverter window, so you can simply press on the one you need or click Plus button to add new options.
Then simply press the Start button and your conversion will begin in no time!Try Free Trial Version