Download MrSID Viewer Selected large documents (newspapers, rare books, manuscripts, maps) are stored in the MrSID format. To download and view MrSID files offline you need a special viewer. This page describes an older tool for 16-bit and 32-bit Windows and for MacIntosh OS9.
Start Raster Manager by choosing File => Raster Manager or using the Raster Manger Button From the Raster Manager dialog box select File=>AttachRaster This will bring up the Attached Raster Reference dialog box. Path to the folder that contians the '.sid' and '.sdw' files and choose your '.sid' file. Add features and support to your existing browser or operating system to quickly and easily work with MrSID files and point cloud datasets and speed up image delivery and display.
The MrSID Viewer, which was developed, offered for free, and later discontinued by LizardTech is presented here, with links to installer files and user manuals, as a courtesy to American Memory users. Neither the Library of Congress nor Lizardtech provides support for this software, beyond the user manuals and the instructions on this page.
Other, more current viewers are available via the page. Windows 95, 98, NT, 2000, XP • • Macintosh OS 9.x (latest version available) • • GeoViewer (Pro and Free) replaced the MrSid StandAlone Viewer, for Windows only: To download and view maps offline you need a special viewer. Maps are stored in MrSID format. The Library provides access to the MrSID viewer developed by LizardTech. The company has discontinued this viewer and no longer offers support on the product. The Library is providing access to this viewer until a suitable replacement is available.