Version: 5.4

Release Date: Thursday, March 1, 2018

ERDAS ECW/JP2 SDK provides support for reading and writing ECW and JPEG2000 file formats in third-party applications. The product is licensed according to intended use – see Licensing in the ERDAS ECW JP2 SDK User Guide for more information.


This full installer includes:

  • ERDAS ECW/JP2 SDK Desktop Read-only
  • ERDAS ECW/JP2 SDK Desktop Read-write
  • ERDAS ECW/JP2 SDK Server Read-only End-user
  • ERDAS ECW/JP2 SDK Server Read-only Redistributable
  • ERDAS ECW/JP2 SDK Server Read-write
  • ERDAS ECW/JP2 SDK Mobile Read-only


  • Supported platform of the ECW/JP2 SDK

Install Instructions

Selected Highlights

  • JPEG2000 compliance fixes and many optimizations in JPEG 2000 codec
  • Resolved handling of file paths > 260 characters on Windows
  • SDK will automatically detect and use Intel Threading Building Blocks tbbmalloc (if available) for improved performance
  • Added:
  • Support for new C++11 ABI on GCC 5 or higher
  • Support for Microsoft Visual Studio 2017
  • Run-time platform support for Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Support for AMD Ryzen CPU architecture
  • Removed:
  • Support for GCC libstdc++ standard library on Max OS X (no longer supported by Apple, requires 10.6 or higher)
  • Support for Microsoft Visual Studio 2012



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