DDS/BIL(World Wind Data Formats) Extension

This output module allows GeoServer to output imagery and terrain in formats understood by NASA World Wind. The mime-types supported are:

  1. Direct Draw Surface (DDS) - image/dds
  2. Binary Interleaved by Line(BIL) - image/bil

Installing the DDS/BIL extension

  1. Download the DDS/BIL extension from the nightly GeoServer community module builds.


    Make sure to match the version of the extension to the version of the GeoServer instance!

  2. Extract the contents of the archive into the WEB-INF/lib directory of the GeoServer installation.

Checking if the extension is enabled

Once the extension is installed, the provided mime-types should appear in the layer preview dropbox as shown:


Configuring World Wind to access Imagery/Terrain from GeoServer

Please refer to the WorldWind Forums for instructions on how to setup World Wind to work with layers published via GeoServer.