SAGA on 64 bit

  • abantika

    abantika - 2011-08-24

    Hello everyone,

    I have just started using SGA GIS. I downloaded the most recent version of
    SAGA (saga_2.0.7_bin_msw_win32). I am using windows vista 64 bit computer. But
    I think I am having problem operating SAGA. My import raster function is
    taking more than a hour, which I think is not right.

    Is there a 64 bit compaitble version of SAGA GIS? I am sorry if I am being

  • Volker Wichmann

    Volker Wichmann - 2011-08-25

    Which format do you like to import, how big is your file and which module
    (parameters) do you use?


  • abantika

    abantika - 2011-08-25

    Thanks everyone for the prompt response.

    My DEM is 1.5 GB. I saved them to the SAGA grid format. I downloaded the 64
    bit SAGA version. But it takes hell of a time to upload my grid. The computer
    has 8 GB RAM. But the O/S is still vista. Do you think it might be a vista

    I am trying to us Terrain analysis module to calculate wetness index.


  • Volker Wichmann

    Volker Wichmann - 2011-08-25

    I'm not aware of any vista problems. The time to load the grid is really high.
    Maybe you like to try a snapshot from trunk - the memory allocation for grids
    was changed since 2.0.6 in order to fix some issues under GNU/Linux. Maybe it
    helps in your case too. The snapshot is available here:



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