Grapher Supported File Formats

Grapher supports many different file formats. Below is the list of all supported file formats. If you don't see one you need, please submit a support request.

DATA TYPES IMPORT EXPORT
000 IHO S-57 Navigational Chart  X  
ACCDB Access Database  X  
AN? ACR-NEMA Medical Image X  
BLN Golden Software Blanking X X
BMP Windows Bitmap X X
BNA Atlas Boundary X X
CLP Windows Clipboard X X
CSV Comma Separated Variables/XYZ Points X  X 
DAT ASCII Data/XYZ Points X X
DBF ASCII Database X  X 
DCM DICOM3 Medical Image X  
DDF SDTS TVP X  
DGN MicroStation Design v7 X  
DIC DICOM3 Medical Image X  
DLG, LGO, LGS USGS Digital Line Graph X  
DXF AutoCAD Drawing X
E00 ESRI ArcInfo Export Format X  
ECW ER Mapper X  
EMF Windows Enhanced Metafile X X
EPS Encapsulated Postscript   X
GDB Esri File Geodatabase  X   
GEOJSON GeoJSON Data interchange Format  X   
GIF Graphics Interchange Format X X
GML Geography Markup Language  X  
GPX GPS Exchange Format X  X 
GSB Golden Software Boundary X X
GSI Golden Software Interchange X X
JP2 JPEG2000 Image X X
J2K JPEG2000 Image X X
JPG JPEG Image X X
JPG2000 JPEG2000 Image X X
LAS, LAZ LiDAR Binary X  
MDB Esri Personal Geodatabase/Microsoft Access X  
MID MapInfo Attribute Data X X
MIF MapInfo Interchange Format X X
PDF PDF Raster/PDF Vector X X
PLT Golden Software PlotCall X  
PLY Stanford X  
PNG Portable Network Graphics X X
PNM, PPM, PGM, PBM Portable Any Map File X X
RAS, SUN Sun Raster Image X X
RGB, RGBA, BW Portable Graphics X X
RT* TIGER/Line File Format X  
S-57 IHO S-57 Navigation Chart X  
SEG SEG-P1 Exchange Format X X
SHP ESRI Shapefile X X
SID MrSID Image File X  
SLK Microsoft SYLK X X
SP1 SEG-P1 Exchange Format X X
SVG Scalable Vector Graphics   X
TAB MapInfo Table TAB/MAP X  
TGA Targa TrueVision X X
TIF Tagged Image X X
TXT Text Data X X
VCT IDRISI Binary Vector X  
VTK Visualization Toolkit X  
WMF Windows Metafile X X
X, XIMG AVS X-Image  X X
XLS Excel Spreadsheet X X
XLSX Excel 2007 Spreadsheet X X
XLSM Excel 2007 Macro Spreadsheet X  
GRID TYPES - Contour & Surface Plots  IMPORT EXPORT
DDF USGS DEM Grid File X  
DEM USGS DEM Grid File X  
DTD DTED X  
GRD Surfer Grid X X

 

For more information on how to use these formats and with which menu commands, please see the Grapher Help references Data File Formats and File Format Chart.

 

Updated March 2023

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