Add features and support to your existing browser or operating system to quickly and easily work with MrSID files and point cloud datasets and speed up image delivery and display.

Available Plug-ins:

ExpressView Browser Plug-in

This plug-in (formerly the MrSID Browser Plug-in) is free for individual use and enables you to view MrSID® and JPEG 2000 images natively in standard Windows Web browsers. The intuitive graphic user interface allows you to view, magnify, measure, print and save images.

  • Microsoft Windows XP, 2003 SP2, Vista SP2, 7, 8, Server 2012
  • 200MHz PC processor
  • Minimum of 64 MB RAM
  • 1GHz processor
  • Internet Explorer 10 or later
  • Firefox 25-51 (NPAPI support was dropped in 52)
  • Not supported on Chrome due to lack of NPAPI support
  • Not supported on mobile devices (see GeoViewer for iOS and Android support)
Download ExpressView 6.6.1
LizardTech MG4 Plug-in for ArcGIS Desktop

This plug-in, available for ArcGIS Desktop 10.0, adds support for MrSID Generation 4 files to ESRI’s desktop products. Note MrSID Generation 4 files are natively supported in ArcGIS Desktop 10.1 and newer and do not require this plug-in.

Download MG4 Plug-in for ArcGIS
MrSID Windows Explorer Shell

This free tool allows you to add a column to your Windows Explorer that will show the current version (MrSID Generation 2, Generation 3, or Generation 4) of your MrSID files.

Download for Windows
MrSID plug-in for CARIS

This plug-in installs onto an existing installation of your CARIS product and allows you to add MrSID imagery created using LizardTech’s GeoExpress directly into a local CARIS application. CARIS created this free plug-in to enable users to share massive amounts of imagery across an organization with minimal use of system resources. Requires Microsoft Windows.

Download for CARIS


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