GDAL for Linux Publisher's description
from Frank Warmerdam
Geospatial Data Abstraction Library
GDAL project is a translator library for raster geospatial data formats that is released under an X/MIT style Open Source license.
As a library, it presents a single abstract data model to the calling application for all supported formats.
The related OGR library (which lives within the GDAL source tree) provides a similar capability for simple features vector data.
System Requirements:No special requirements.
Program Release Status:
Program Install Support: Install and Uninstall