• Process and Analyze

    All Types of Imagery

    and Data

ENVI image analysis software is used by GIS professionals, remote sensing scientists, and image analysts to extract meaningful information from imagery to make better decisions. ENVI can be deployed and accessed from the desktop, in the cloud, and on mobile devices, and can be customized through an API to meet specific project requirements.

ENVI image analysis software uses scientifically proven analytics to deliver expert-level results. Businesses and organizations choose ENVI because it integrates with existing workflows, supports today's most popular sensors, and can easily be customized to meet unique project requirements.

The Leader in Image Science



ENVI-IDL Temp Licenses


Get a temporary home-use license for ENVI or IDL software during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Geospatial Distancing

What's New in ENVI and IDL


Featuring informal chats with various experts and influencers in remote sensing industry.


What's New in ENVI and IDL


Hear about the new features and analysis tools in the latest versions of ENVI and IDL.

  ENVI Product Brochure

How Can We Help?

ENVI provides a powerful API that lets organizations add their own proprietary algorithms, extend existing tools and models, automate high-frequency tasks, and string together multiple tools to produce desired outcomes.

Combine multiple tools, including image analysis functionality, to create new custom image analysis capabilities based on desired outcomes.


ENVI’s patented, science-based algorithms are accurate and reliable for extracting meaningful information from all types of geospatial imagery and data such as hyperspectral, multispectral, thermal, LiDAR, and SAR.

How can we help?

Easily Extend Your Analysis


Use ENVI Modules to quickly and easily perform highly-specialized tasks that require advanced image analysis tools.

Feature Extraction Module

Find and extract specific objects of interest from all types of imagery with the ENVI Feature Extraction Module (ENVI FX). User-friendly tools enable users to extract features from geospatial imagery based on the object’s spatial, spectral, and texture characteristics and identify them as objects like vehicles, buildings, roads, coastlines, rivers, lakes, and fields.

3D point cloud feature extraction is also available in this module. Feature identification can be performed on an entire point cloud scene or a user-defined subset of a scene – providing accurate information in a fraction of the time. Features users can extract include buildings, trees, and power lines.

The inherent flexibility of ENVI FX lets users modify parameters and data at any stage of the process. Designed specifically for GIS users and fully integrated with ESRI’s ArcGIS® software, ENVI FX includes unique step-by-step workflows to walk through previously complex image analysis tasks.

Download pdf
Responsive image

DEM Extraction Module

The ENVI DEM extraction module is used to quickly and easily create spatially accurate DEMS of geospatial imagery. A step-by-step, guides users through the process, producing accurate and robust models from virtually any airphoto or stereo satellite images with RPCs, including those from pushboom sensors such as WorldView 2, ASTER, IKONOS, OrbView-3, QuickBird and SPOT 1-5. These tools let users view anaglyph images, measure building or mountain heights, edit DEM values, and extract 3D features.

Download pdf
Responsive image

Atmospheric Correction Module

Remove atmospheric interference from imagery with the ENVI Atmospheric Correction Module (ENVI ACM). The ENVI ACM module delivers accurate, scientific details creating a true, reliable representation of a specific image scene. This flexible solution offers either advanced, physics-based techniques or more of an on-the-fly method for real-time data processing and works with both multispectral and hyperspectral data.

Download pdf
Responsive image

Photogrammetry Module

Register imagery to ground coordinates and geometrically correct them to remove distortions that happen during image capture with the ENVI Photogrammetry Module. This Module delivers a trusted, rigorous orthorectification method with robust capabilities. A wizard-based interface guides users through orthorectification steps to quickly produce expert-level results regardless of experience level. This solution creates a seamless data transition, easily taking you from data ingest through orthorectification with the option to export results for further analysis or inclusion in GIS products.

This module also generates synthetic 3D point clouds and a DSM from spaceborne optical imaging platforms via multi-ray photogrammetry techniques that involve feature detector pixel correlation and dense image matching. This functionality produces LAS format output files that can be used with the wide variety of point cloud visualization and processing tools available in ENVI. Users can take advantage of large commercial imagery archives and also use this capability to create point cloud and terrain products where flying airborne LiDAR is not feasible or would be cost-prohibitive.

Download pdf
Responsive image

NITF Module

Read, edit, and deliver NITF files using the ENVI NITF Module, certified by the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC). The ENVI NITF Module supports interpretation and generation of NITF and is compliant to the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) NITF 2.1 complexity level 7 and NITF 2.0 complexity level 6. Also supported is the interpretation of MIE4NITF (Motion Imagery Extension for NITF) datasets.

Download pdf
Responsive image

Digital Surface Model generated from SPOT-7 stereo-data and corresponding land displacements derived from SAR differential interferometry.

ENVI Opticalscape

ENVI Opticalscape generates Digital Surface Models (DSMs) and orthorectified images from spaceborne and UAV data while giving users the industry leading tools for imagery preparation and data fusion.

UAV Module

Opticalscape UAV processes multiple stereo images to create orthorectified mosaic images while correcting for sensor orientation. The DSM generation is based on the most advanced algorithms and automated ortho image mosaicking. To facilitate the image orientation, images must include a coarse platform position, however, attitude data are not mandatory.

Spaceborne Module

Opticalscape Spaceborne processes optical stereo and tri-stereo images acquired from satellites for the generation of DSMs and ortho images. The DSM generation is based on the most advanced algorithms and takes into account new sensor characteristics.

  Opticalscape Data Sheet

  Watch a Recorded Webinar

Fusion of Opticalscape and SARscape Products

High-resolution spaceborne or UAV DSMs can be ingested into SARscape Interferometric Stacking module to derive precise land displacement maps. Opticalscape and SARscape fuse DEM data generated from SAR and optical sensors. This data fusion is unique to ENVI Opticalscape and greatly improves the accuracy of the DEM product. Futhermore, the fusion considers the sensor characteristics rather than simply averaging the different heights (top).

Transform your data into meaningful, contextual information

Contact Us Today

Monitoring Coastal Erosion with ENVI Opticalscape

One early adopter of ENVI Opticalscape plans to use the software combined with SARscape to fuse SAR and optical data to improve the accuracy of 3D products they generate.  They will use these 3D products to closely monitor coastal erosion in the Sardegna region, in the Mediterranean. 

Minimize Losses to Maximize Yields


Agricultural operations work on razor thin margins. One key to profitability is being able to use the minimum amount of crop inputs while simultaneously maximizing yields. This is often easier said than done since conventional field inspection methods are time consuming and inefficient. Missing a small area of pest or insect infestation can result in a big loss come harvest, and over fertilizing can be just as costly as using too little fertilizer over the long term.

Satellite and UAV imagery offers an efficient and effective way to survey small to large scale farming operations to assess overall crop health. Remote sensing techniques can then be used to analyze aerial imagery to pinpoint areas of crop stress and determine exactly what is needed to remedy the situation. This type of analysis provides actionable information to determine when, where, and how much water, pesticide, and fertilizer is needed to produce a healthy crop.




Bring the analytical power of ENVI® Crop Science to your business and start solving today's most challenging agricultural problems.

Learn More


ENVI analytics are easily accessible through cloud and enterprise environments. Flexible subscription models are available to meet specific project needs and discrete analytics can be deployed on public or private clouds such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform, and Microsoft Azure.

ENVI Analytics at Scale

Deploying ENVI image and data analytic capabilities within an enterprise environment takes advantage of existing investments in server and enterprise technology and enables the use of lightweight browser-based clients and apps to access ENVI analytics. The results are reduced hardware and software management costs, improved organizational collaboration, and the optimization of analytic workflows. Learn more about deploying ENVI analytics through our Geospatial Services Framework (GSF) technology and how it can help organizations successfully migrate to the cloud.

ENVI Analytics Available Through Partners

ENVI Analytics can be accessed from many of our Partner’s Platforms including:

Want to feature ENVI analytics on your platform? Contact us today.

ENVI in the Cloud offered through CloudEO

Using a convenient subscription model, ENVI in the Cloud offers the full desktop experience of ENVI and IDL through a web browser. This service enables organizations to quickly get up and running while saving time and money on IT support and infrastructure. The full ENVI desktop software, as well as atmospheric correction, photogrammetry, and feature extraction modules are available on a monthly basis. Users simply login to virtual instances of ENVI or IDL and can start working right away. Subscriptions also include storage, making it possible to upload project data or access CloudEO’s data services.

Start your subscription today through CloudEO and experience ENVI or IDL without the commitment.

Contact Us to Learn More

From UAV Images to Answers

ENVI + Pix4D

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) are commonly employed across industries to quickly and cheaply capture high-resolution imagery. Information from that imagery is used to develop new applications, update GIS maps, and to make better business decisions. All of this has driven the need for a solution that can speed up the time between image capture and decision making.

Pix4D and L3Harris Geospatial have teamed together to integrate their leading software technologies, Pix4Dmapper and ENVI, to enable those using UAVs to go from images to answers. Here is the basic workflow:

  • Once UAV imagery is captured, use Pix4Dmapper, the leading photogrammetry software, to transform the images into accurate and georeferenced digital spatial models. Typical outputs that are created include 3D point clouds, 3D mesh, and orthomosaics.
  • These outputs can be easily moved to ENVI where they can be processed and analyzed to get answers. ENVI is commonly used to extract features, detect anomalies, understand change over time, and much more.

Contact Us Today


From Data and Imagery to Insights and Answers

Let’s find a solution that meets your project requirements. Contact us. Let’s get started today!