MrSID stands for Multi-resolution Seamless Image Database. MrSID uses a wavelet-based compression scheme and file format developed and patented by LizardTech designed to enable portability of massive bit-mapped (raster) images. As of November 2012, the current generation of MrSID is Generation 4 (MG4).
- MrSID : Wikipedia
- MrSID Image Format, Generation 2, from Library of Congress resource on Sustainability of Digital Formats
- LizardTech’s MrSID Technology 2010 primer from LizardTech. Includes discussion of differences between MrSID generations.
- MrSID Technology Primer 2004 primer from LizardTech. Explanation of multi-resolution architecture.