GeoPackage is an OGC format for vector, tiled and raster data, plus associated metadata, built on top of SQLite. It is described as the modern alternative to formats like SDTS and Shapefile.

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What are the significant differences between SpatiaLite and Geopackage? [on hold]

SpatiaLite and GeoPackage are both based on SQLite. Both are supported by ArcGIS and GDAL (and therefore all projects that rely on GDAL, such as QGIS and R). I would like to adopt one as the default ...
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How to get the extents of a spatial reference system?

In general, how does one get the valid extents of a spatial reference system? In particular, is there a way using the Proj.4 library? I attempted to use the information from the epsg.io website, but ...
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Can I ignore this error when registering a Geopackage file in QGIS DB Manager?

Although Geopackage and SpatiaLite are both built on SQLite, QGIS does not treat them the same. For one, while SpatiaLite has its own "Add SpatiaLite Layer" dialog, which also allows you to register a ...
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How to load tiles from geopackage properly using OpenLayers3 and GeoPackage-JS

I am trying to load tiles from a geopackage (rivers.gpkg sample) using the latest version of OpenLayers3 and the GeoPackage JS library (Project-Link). My current try looks like this: As you can see ...
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Writing GeoPackage with FME - no geometry

I have a large amount (400 shapefiles, 11 gigs total) of shapefiles which I would like to store into one file (or DB). I am also using PostGIS, but just out of pure interest I would like try test out ...
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How to delete fields from a Geopackage attribute table?

Using QGIS 2.14.0 on a Microsoft Surface Book with Windows 10, I created a geopackage from a layer using Save As... I can successfully add a field to the geopackage's attribute table, calculate ...
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How to add another layer to GeoPackage in QGIS?

QGIS 2.12 has support for saving a layer on the map in the GeoPackage format and that is great. However, I don't see a way to add another layer to the GPKG file, even though GeoPackage supports ...
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Is there a way to check and repair a GeoPackage GPkg file?

I have downloaded imagery in GeoPackage format from My DigitalGlobe EV which is used offline on a non-internet connected system. However the GPkg seems to be non-standard. I'm trying to load the GPkg ...
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Geopackage in Offline Maps [closed]

I just wanted to ask around if you have already made any experiences in the usage of the format Geopackage in offline maps (on mobile devices). Am starting to get into it but can't find much ...
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Add Features from KML to a GeoPackage using GeoTools

Using GeoTools v13.2 I need to add features to a GeoPackage from KML. So far I can get the features in a SimpleFeatureCollection which can be added to the GeoPackage: public void ...
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Mbtile To Geopackage and Vice versa

Considering the new open format offered by OGC, Geopackage, on top of vector data (like that of shapefiles), it supports map tiles as well. The functionality is similar to mbtile format founded by ...
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Converting Tiles to GeoPackage with Python

I am trying to convert tiles (as PNG) into GeoPackage. In order to do so, I would like to use the geopackage-python tool. However, when executing the script I run into the following error: Layer 14 ...
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Displaying map tiles from GeoPackage

Is it possible to translate tile requests from a mapping engine wanting Google Map style tiles into tile requests from a geopackage file? If not, where can I find information about how to create a ...
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How to save geopackage gpkg file with QGIS

I read about the new geopackage file which shall have the potential to be the shapefile of the future. But i can't find a way to save a file in QGIS as gpkg. In ArcGIS it might be possible. I would ...
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The next big thing in standardized spatial data exchange format?

I remember reading something a few months back, in the latter half of 2012, about a coordinated group effort to design a new standard for sharing geographic / spatial data. It has or aims to have the ...