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The world’s leading JPEG2000 software

Kakadu Software™ is the world’s leading JPEG2000 developer’s toolkit and was developed by Professor David Taubman at UNSW.

Kakadu Software

The Development Kit (SDK) is the most complete implementation of the JPEG2000 standard and enables software engineers to develop software applications for imaging, efficient data compression and interactivity. Kakadu Software™ has over 250 commercial licensees globally from a variety of industries from Digital Cinema (Sony, Disney) and gaming (Secondlife), to satellite imagery (GEOEYE) and defence (BAE, LMCO).

The Kakadu Software™ is also used for many public projects and research organisations such as the British Antarctic survey, the French National Library and NASA.

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