GDAL Geospatial Data Abstraction Library (also known as GDAL/OGR) is a software library for reading and writing geospatial data formats, published under the MIT License by the Open Source Geospatial Foundation.
As a library, it presents a single abstract data model to use for all supported formats. It also provides a variety of command-line utilities for the translation and processing of geospatial data.
With this library, a multitude of transformation and processing operations can be performed on a wide variety of raster and vector data.