MrSID (4th gen) crashes AutoCAD

Nov 1, 2014

Issue:

When you try to insert or connect to a MrSID (*.sid) file in AutoCAD Map 3D, Civil 3D, or Raster Design, the software crashes with a Fatal Error.

Causes:

4th generation MrSID images are not yet supported by AutoCAD-based products. 

Solution:

The following article explains how to identify a 4th generation MrSID and suggests a workaround should you need to work with one before support is added:
 


Products:

AutoCAD Civil 3D;AutoCAD Map 3D;AutoCAD Raster Design

Versions:

2011;2012;2013;2014

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