.TFW File Extension

ArcView World file for TIF image

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TFW files are 'world files' that work in conjunction with *.TIF image files. These files are mainly used by mapping software (ArcView, Google Earth etc) to add an aerial image to the correct geographic location.

The .tfw file is a simple text file that specifies the geographic coordinates of the aerial image.

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2010-07-06 05:26:11
I have a google earth image that i need to project into utm zone 30N, I understand i need to create a world file when georeferencing in ArcMap. How is this done?