the world's leading JPEG2000 developer toolkit

Welcome to Kakadu Software

the world's leading JPEG2000 developer toolkit

Kakadu is a complete implementation of the JPEG2000 standard, Part 1, -- i.e., ISO/IEC 15444-1 -- plus a great deal of Parts 2 and 3.

The Kakadu software framework provides a solid foundation for a range of commercial and non-commercial applications.

We have a range of license options to suit everyone... commercial and non-commercial, large and small. Follow these links for everything you need...

Updated Kakadu Software Licence Terms

Our standard Kakadu Software Licence Agreements have been updated and are effective for all licences purchased after 20th August 2014.  Please ensure you read our full licence terms prior to purchase.

Kind Regards,

Kakadu Team

Our Website Terms and Conditions have been updated

Our Website Terms and Conditions have been updated, effective 20th August 2014. Please take some time to familiarise yourself with the changes.


Kakadu Software Team

Kakadu SDK

"Version 7.5"

A complete overhaul full of new features and supporting multiple CPU cores for greater speed.

Compatible with most 32-bit & 64-bit platforms!

  more info >

Speed Pack

"Version 7.5 Released"

 SpeedPack Vs7.5 is now available for purchase and evaluation.

40-65% faster
compression and rendering!

more info >

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