Information about the .ecw (ecw) file type

Below is all the information we have available on file about the .ecw (ecw) file type.

.ecw
Enhanced Compressed Wavelet file. An image file compressed using the ECW compression technique (which is a lossy compression technique).

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Where this is available we would like to include file format information on .ecw files, as well as information on how to view or open files of type .ecw. If you know of any information which we have missed then please let us know.