What is it?

ENVI is software developed by NV5 Geospatial, and is used to visualize, process and analyse geospatial imagery. It also integrates with Esri's ArcGIS platform.

IDL (Interactive Data Language) software is a scientific programming language used for data analysis.

The ENVI + IDL licence is available to members of the University of Leeds, for teaching and research use.

This software is available for Windows, Mac and Linux

Where is it available?

ENVI + IDL is available via AppsAnywhere on University computers and Windows Virtual Desktop. The software can also be run on personal Windows devices via AppsAnywhere.

Please note, in order to use the software on a personal device, you will need to install the University VPN and connect before launching the software.

Mac and Linux users with personal devices can access a local download of ENVI + IDL via AppsAnywhere. After clicking the ENVI download button you will need to accept a user agreement. You will then be redirected to a folder which contains the ENVI for Mac and Linux installation files and instructions.

If you use a University-owned Mac or Linux machine, you can request the software via an "Install Software" request- see related request.

Further information and support

More information can be found at NV5 support

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