Output raster formats and names

The name you give to an output raster determines the format in which it is created. The options for specifying the output raster format are the following:

If another format is desired, for example, BIL or JP2, first an output in one of the formats listed above must be created. Then, use the Copy Raster or Raster To Other Format tool to convert it to the the other format.

Name restrictions

Certain names and characters are generally not allowed for the name of an output raster.

There are some variations based on the particular output raster format selected, but by following these guidelines, you should avoid having any problems with creating your outputs.

Esri Grid format

The name of an Esri Grid format raster has more specific restrictions:

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