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After a succesfull developer meeting in Zurich (Switzerland), we decided that the next release should be related to it. General Guillaume-Henri Dufour was a famous and influential swiss cartographer. Furthermore Dufourspitze is the highest peak in Switzerland.
Yes you can... BUT depending on your Operating System, it is more or less difficult.
If you are under Windows and are using the OSGeo4w installer, it is included.
If you are using OS X, you can find the ECW plugin and install instructions at http://www.kyngchaos.com/software/frameworks
For other instructions, eg look here: http://www.faunalia.com/content/adding-ecw-support-quantum-gis