Help Articles are product support tips and information straight from the Harris Geospatial Technical Support team developed to help you use our products to their fullest potential.

ENVI 5.4 and IDL 8.6 Platform and Feature Support


This help article lists the supported platforms for ENVI 5.4 and IDL 8.6. ENVI 5.4 Platform Support Platform Hardware Operating System Supported Versions Windows Intel/AMD 64-bit Windows 7 SP1, 8, 10... more »

Download & License Center FAQ


This Help Article groups the FAQ related to our new Download & License Center. 1. What is the Download & License Center (D&LC)? 2. How to access the Download & License Center (D&LC)? 3. Who has access to the D&LC? 4. What are my login details to D&LC? 5. How to download the software from D&LC 6.... more »

Format of GPS File for OneButtonTM


The OneButtonTM software can take a collection of UAV or aerial images with position and orientation information, and create an accurate orthomosaic. Usually, OneButtonTM reads the position and orientation information directly from the metadata embedded in the image files. But if it cannot for any reason, then a “GPS file” with the... more »

New Licensing FAQ


This Help article groups the FAQ related to our new Download & Licensing system starting with IDL 8.6 and ENVI 5.4  What is the new licensing system? What will it change for my existing licenses? What are the requirements of the new licensing system? What is the workflow for the new licensing system? What is the Harris... more »

XQuartz 2.7.10 is Not Compatible with ENVI 5.3.1 and IDL 8.5.1


XQuartz 2.7.10 was released recently. In upgrading to XQuartz 2.7.10, many users are reporting issues with IDL and ENVI. Some examples of these issues reported include ENVI version 5.0 and greater not opening, neither from shortcuts nor from the IDL command line. Once an attempt to open ENVI occurs, IDL shuts down, often without an... more »



ENVI 5.4 / IDL 8.6 Quick Start Install and Licensing Guide


Below is a quick start guide to follow to download and activate your ENVI 5.4 and/or IDL 8.6 software once... more »

ENVI Pocket Guide Vol. 1 | Basics

An ENVI quick reference booklet that provides users succinct steps on how to accomplish common tasks in ENVI.


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