Welcome to TerraLook Help. Please choose from a topic below.

But first, you may want to know what a Collection is: a group of images on a particular theme-- or even just a single image--in a simple jpeg format. This TerraLook desktop software provides quick access to collections.

You can create your own Collection at It is easy, and free.

Quick Start Guide

Opening a Collection

Adding Layers

Creating and Editing Shapes

Adding Labels

Measuring Distance and Area

Saving Work


TerraLook Screencasts (online soon!)

About TerraLook

About the TerraLook Project

Installing TerraLook

TerraLook Collections and Satellite Sensors

Using TerraLook

The User Interface

    Menu options

    Iconbar tools


    Layer Manager

        Raster Properties Dialog

        Vector Properties Dialog

        Point Query Properties Dialog


Interactive Python Shell

3D Views

Setting Application Preferences

File Formats

Performance Tuning