Integrate CARIS Spatial Archive (CSAR) Using FME

FME allows CSAR high density bathymetric surfaces to move easily between different formats and GIS systems.

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Solve CSAR Data Interoperability Problems with FME

Use FME tranformation technology to convert data between CSAR and 345+ formats and applications including:

  • GIS
  • raster
  • XML
  • point cloud
  • KML
  • and many more

FME’s tools enable you to seamlessly transform CSAR data’s contents and structure to meet the specific model requirements of the target format or application. It’s graphical user interface provides you with complete control over the conversion without writing any code. FME workflows run automatically and can be reused for future CSAR conversion tasks, saving you time and helping you work more efficiently.

About CARIS Spatial Archive (CSAR)

The CARIS Spatial Archive (CSAR) format was developed for high volumes of bathymetric data.

Common Conversions

FME lets you integrate many applications and file formats. Here are some of the ways our users convert CARIS Spatial Archive (CSAR).

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Esri ASCII Grid logo
Esri ASCII Grid
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Bentley MicroStation (V7 DGN) logo
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Bentley MicroStation (V7 DGN)
Autodesk AutoCAD (DWG) logo
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Autodesk AutoCAD (DWG)
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The table below outlines how CARIS Spatial Archive (CSAR) is supported by our different FME products, and on which platform(s) the reader and/or writer runs.

Product OS
FME Desktop FME Server FME Cloud Windows 32-bit Windows 64-bit Linux Mac
Reader Professional Edition & Up
Writer Professional Edition & Up

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