dmt desktopOSFAC-DMT Desktop is a tool which allows you to make and manage requests for satellite images to OSFAC interactively. In other words, it allows you to post a request for satellite images remotely (from your computer) and the request is automatically sent to the administrator of OSFAC's database via Internet.

OSFAC-DMT Desktop allows you to view and manipulate spatial data easily and an intuitive manner. It allows you to view but also edit, save and analyze spatial data. It handles vector data but also allows to read Raster. It should be noted that this tool does not allow you to download satellite images.


This software was developed in Java (JDK 1.7 and Netbeans 7.2) and works with a MySQL database, the geographic part is based on JUMP Pilot Project as a platform. OSFAC-DMT Desktop is available in 2 versions:

  • OSFAC-DMT Desktop Lite (98 MB): See the right side for download;
  • OSFAC-DMT Desktop Full: Available for OSFAC team only.

This software offers two search options: Geographic Search and Query Search.

Geographic Search

image1This search option allows user to search for satellite images that intersected the selected features and display the result in a new window.


Features to be Selected can be:

  • A feature of an existing layer ;
  • A feature designed (point, line or polygon) using the editing tools ;
  • A geometric object from a WKT file (Well Known Text).
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Once the selection is made, Search button displays satellite images that intersected the selection and user can filter the result and submit his data request.

Query Search

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This search option allows user to search for satellite images by constructing a query on selecting criterias in the dropdown list.
There are 2 types of criteria: The main criteria and geographic criteria.


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The interface "Geographic criteria" allows you to define search criteria based on geometry which can be: point, line or polygon. Coordinates of your area of interest must be geographic. User has the ability to import different values of Latitude and Longitude from an Excel file.

Download OSFAC-DMT
OSFAC-DMT Desktop lite 2.0.1 for Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 or 8

Windows System Requirements

  • PC with a 1GHz Intel or AMD processor and 512MB of RAM
  • Windows XP Service Pack 2 or later, 32/64-bit editions of Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8
  • 286MB of available disk space
  • Broadband Internet connection to send your request to OSFAC