How to visualize the GeoTIFF DSM File


The DSM is not an image, this is why it can not be opened by image viewers software, like the one of Windows. It should be opened by a GIS software that can understand that each pixel has altitude information.

Recommended software to open a DSM GeoTIFF:

  • Global Mapper: It is a commercial software that has a limited free version. This limited version permits to open the DSM (drag and drop it).
  • Quantum GIS (free software): Applications with Quantum GIS (QGIS).


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