I am currently using ArcGIS 10.3 in order to georeference infrared aerial photos. I have about 1500 photos to georeference and am certainly not relishing the thought. ArcGIS can automatically place pass-points during georeferencing but for my purpose, this is not working well. I am georeferencing infrared aerial photos using non-infrared photos as a reference. ArcGIS can not seem to recognize similarities between non-infrared and infrared and cannot run the tool.

Does anyone know of any alternatives which can accomplish this? I can supply an infrared image to test if necessary.


Have you tried using ERDAS or ENVI ? I worked on them in the past and they worked very well and ArcGIS isn't very good with the georeferenced toolbar.


If this isn't what you looking for, I don't know what a better alternative program that will allow you to do georeferenced infrared photos.

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