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I'd like to be able to view a gigantic picture (approx. 150'000 × 50'000 px) made of smaller images (4096 × 4096 px each). Are there any software or web applications for that?

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There is a Very Large Image Viewer (VLIV) application on the internet.

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You want something like Microsoft's – Dan D. Jan 14 '13 at 2:08
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Try hugein: It's free and works on Mac, Windows and Linux.

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Unfortunately I have source images that aren't recognized as coherent by this application and it doesn't stitch them together automatically. – user1306322 Jan 14 '13 at 3:18
@user1306322: Not "coherent"? As in, format not recognised? What format images are they? Are you sure those images aren't corrupted in any way? – Karan Jan 14 '13 at 6:04
Images are fine. Program says it can't find any common points to stick together by, that's all. So basically it's of no use to me if it can't do even that, and I'm looking for something to view them with after stitching together. – user1306322 Jan 14 '13 at 6:19
The problem is not in making one big picture out of many smaller ones, but in viewing that monster of an image in some way that won't hang the computer or lag terribly. – user1306322 Jan 14 '13 at 6:25
@user1306322: Ah. Well, considering the amount of processing power but especially RAM that will be required, and the amount of scrolling/panning you'll probably need to do, I don't see what the advantage is. Why do you want to view the stitched image anway - to confirm that the joins are good? – Karan Jan 14 '13 at 18:26

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