A format for storing map tiles used by the Tilemill map design package

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Self-hosting Mapbox vector tiles

As presented in a talk at FOSS4G Mapbox Studio allows to create Mapbox vector tiles and export them as a .mbtiles file. The mapbox-gl.js library can be used to dynamically style and render Mapbox ...
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Is there any way to use mbutil on windows?

I have used mbutil on ubuntu. Its a very handy tools. I am curious that is there any way to use it on windows 64 bit machine. If there is a way please help me to do so. Thanks in advance.
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How do I serve OSM map tiles (mbtiles) from a Raspberry PI 2?

My main processing machine is a Ubuntu box running 14.04 with PostGIS and TileMill. I generated my tiles and the resulting mbtiles export is about 250MB (megs, not gigs). The PI runs python, has a ...
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Resume Tilemill MBTiles export after crash

Is there a way to resume a Tilemill export (MBTiles) after it has crashed? Today I just got the following crash: FATAL ERROR: Evacuation Allocation failed - process out of memory This was just a ...
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Local Tile Cache in QGIS

I was wondering if there is a way to load a local tile cache (ie: MB Tiles etc.) of imagery that is sitting locally into QGIS? I am hoping to use some tablets for field verification and would like to ...
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How does Mbtiles store raw image data in the tile_data field?

Looking at the MBtiles spec, the tile_data field of the tiles table is just a blob of a tile image. With this information, I expected to be able to take a data URI, string it of everything except the ...
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reusing cached tiles with leaflet, mbtiles and mbtiles-php

I am using Leaflet and infostream's fork of mbtiles-php to serve MBTiles stored on my server. I'm using a Leaflet layer group (and a layer control) to serve two MBTiles files. When I toggle between ...
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Correct Use of MBTiles PHP Script

I have installed the OSGeo4W web server tools on a Server 2008 machine, and I would like to serve MBTiles to Leaflet. I have tried these: Zverik's mbtiles-php Infostream's mbtiles-php fork The ...
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Multiple server URLs with TMS

Can I have multiple server URLs with OpenLayers.Layer.TMS pointing at the mbtiles.php and my mbtiles file as in https://github.com/bmcbride/PHP-MBTiles-Server? I have been trying to implement three ...
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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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Prevent Leaflet from requesting non-existing custom tiles

I have created custom tiles using TileMill. extracted tiles as png images and adding them on base layer. using following code var venu_map = new L.tileLayer('static/b18/{z}/{x}/{y}.png', { ...
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Postgresql to mbtiles

Someboby please help me with understanding of the following question. I have many postgreSQL databases with osm data on a server. Each of them contains the map of the certain country. I want to look ...
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Generate MBTiles from xml

I need to generate hundreds of MBTiles from different shapefiles and same styles, so I created a xml from tilemill with a single shapefile and styling, using python landez library to generate MBTiles ...
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Maximum zoom levels for tilestache rendering mbtiles

I have been given an mbtiles file which contains tiles for zoom levels between 16 and 20. When I preview the mbtiles on tilestache, I am not able to zoom in beyond the 18th level. If I request the map ...
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Shifted tiles in QGIS with mbtiles

I'm confused because of the representation of mbtiles files in QGIS. It seems that the whole grid is shifted by about 3 m to the south. So far I can observe this behavior only in the context of ...
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How to install and use mbpipe

mbpipe is a simple utility to batch process images in an MBTiles database (sqlite) by piping them to an image processing program. But how does one install and use it? It says here that mbpipe comes ...
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how to install and use mapcache?

i installed mapserver 6.4.1 using osgeo4w and i created a mbtiles file for a small region of openstreetmap (loaded into postgis) using tilemill. my questions are: a - do i have mapcache?? mapserver ...
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How to convert a PNG tile set into the Mbtiles format

I have exported a folder with PNGs tiles and I want to convert them into Mbtiles format to use with Mapbox (maybe via TileMill?). How can I do that? Is there a convertor where I can specify the ...
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Offline Vector Tile Map for Android and iOS app

I am trying to generate vector files and store them in a MBtiles file to make them available for download within the app. (I have also tried with raster tiles and TileMill but the file were too large: ...
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MBtiles and SlippyMap tilenames

I'm not sure if I've misunderstood how MBTiles and SlippyMap tilenames go together or if there is a problem when I'm doing an export with TileMill. The issue is that a tile showing the same region - ...
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Apparently MOBAC is not generating MBTiles correctly

I am trying to generate MBTiles with MOBAC, to be used in an offline map Android application (trying to use OSMDroid). Now I generate the atlas, but something goes wrong because I get the error ...
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TIFF to MBTILES conversion on a mac

I have a large number of tiff files (map tiles) along with tab and tfw file types as part of an Ordnance Survey download. This is for an offline iOS app. I managed to get the tiffs into QGIS with ...
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How can I export MBTiles from TileMill 2?

In TileMill 1 it was easy to export MBTiles for a selected region with my own style. In TileMill 2 I can only package the style or export vector tiles from a previously imported datasource. How can I ...
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What is the best way to host mbtiles?

What is/are the best way(s) to host mbtiles? I have tried: hosting on my own server with tileserver.php: this works and is very straighforward and simple to set up, but doesn't seem to be super ...
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Is it possible to create MBtiles from a TIF? [closed]

I have a geo-referenced tif (it's really big around 1GB) and I'd like to convert it to mbtiles so I can serve them and view the map. What is the best tool to do this conversion?
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Need assistance setting center coordinate with GDALWARP

I'm having some issues converting my project into an MBTiles format. I'm trying to use gdalwarp to convert my main file to geotiff format, but I can't seem to get the center coordinate to how it is ...
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trying to use mbtiles as a OpenLayers.Layer.TMS

I am modifying the opengeo MapBoxSource plugin. The plugin is able to render MapBox Mbtiles into a openlayers TMS layer. I am modifying the plugin so that it will render my own tilesets served from ...
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What size-reduction can I expect on average when gzipping MBtiles?

As part of checking some prereqs for an idea (IOS app with MBtiles on local storage enabeling offline maps) I'd like to know if it's useful to gzip MBtiles when transporting them to an IOS device. In ...
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Reproject xy tiles from mercator to Gauß-Krueger in ubuntu terminal

I´ve exported a map from tilemill as mbtiles and converted them to xyz tiles with help of mbutil. The tiles should be used (for learning purpose) with mod_tile or geoserver and displayed in ...
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Tilemill: Re-Export failed tiles after export

My Tilemill exports (MBTiles) tend to fail quite often lately... (Resume Tilemill MBTiles export after crash a bounty is waiting for anybody who helps me there btw ;-) ). We kind of solved the problem ...
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Generating full planet tiles from OpenStreetMap data?

i am tested using two scenarios, 1) First, i am used switch2osm for tile rendering. its good it handles many things. But it takes long days to pre-render all tiles and it takes huge memory ...
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Automate import of multiple rasters as layers into tilemill

Could anyone please suggest a way of automating the import of raster tiffs into tile mill? It's driving me mad as I have well over 100 files. I could do it manually but I'm on a tight deadline... I ...
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Importing multiple GeoTiffs in TileMill

I am a software engineer that is very new in the geo world. So excuse my ignorance if this question seems simple or if terms I use are totally wrong. Problem: I have been tasked with taking multiple ...
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How to visualize MBTiles with OpenLayers using a PHP tile server?

This is repost as didn't get my expected answer. Please help me as I am newbie. I have setup the PHP Tile Server 0.1 and when I am calling the PHP server it showing the following Now I am triyng to ...
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problem serving MBTiles with Geoserver plugin

I'm creating a webmap, and hoping to add a few basemap/raster layers of my own. I'll be using a stack that includes GeoServer which is fine for vector data, but I'd like to serve the new basemap ...
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Best solution for tiling a geotiff?

I have some GeoTIFF files that I want to bring into the web. The spatial reference of these GeoTIFF files are multiple but are never WebMercator (EPSG:3857) and I need the web map to be in the same ...
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PHP-MBTiles Server implementation with Leaflet and Wax

Using PHP tile server from infostreams with Leaflet and Wax Connector for Leaflet to visualize my .mbtiles. I upped the source and the .mbtiles on a free hosting service. I am getting a blank Leaflet ...
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How do i create.MBtiles from geoserver?

I'm using geoserver version of 2.7.1.1 and installed plugin for MB tiles,now i want to know that how to generate MBtiles after installing the plugins
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Y-coordinates offset in Tilemill

I own a project created with TileMill in SRS 900913. The data source is a Postgis database with the same SRS. When I'm loading the file generated with TileMill (mbtiles) in QGIS and I'm putting under ...
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Mobac .mbtiles files get a no tile_data error

The symptom of my problems is that when my ios code tries to access the map I get a tile_data error. The maps appear to generate normally. I have a sample mobac created mbtiles file and it works in ...
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Mbtiles from dedicated server to mapbox account

I process Landsat Imagery on a dedicated server and generate mbtiles. Is there a way to upload the mbtiles files straight from my server to my Mapbox account?
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not able to view rendered mbtiles and mapbox base map remotely

I was able to display the HTML files locally which displays a base map from mapbox and a layer rendered from tile-stream. I had setup an apache server so that the HTML can be viewed remotely. There ...
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Using GDAL Convert .SHP to GEO TIFF in Command Line Python [duplicate]

I have dozen Shape files (.SHP) with Georeferenced. I need to convert to GeoTiff or other format that GDAL primarly gdal2tiles.py to convert to MBTiles format. All I want is convert the .shp files ...
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How to run Mapbox Vector Tile Mini Server?

I am trying to make an offline map for the vector tiles that I've exported from Mapbox Studio (mbtiles). I found this : https://github.com/BergWerkGIS/mini-server I have it downloaded on my ...
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Generate mbtiles from tms in batch/script mode

I would like to create a workflow to get several mbtile files by giving some informations like bboxes (wgs coordinates) or zoomlevels into it. The data should delivered from an tms source (mapproxy) ...
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Problem installing MbTiles plugin for GeoServer

I have had trouble getting the MbTiles plugin to work with GeoServer. I installed each of GeoServer 2.5, 2.6 and 2.7 in turn. All three installations seemed to work fine on localhost without any ...
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Regroup SHP files and convert to one MBTiles file

I have a lot of shp files and i want to regroup all of them and export the whole thing in one mbtiles file (and display this with MapBox GL). I tried MapBox Studio but it's crash a lot ! Any ideas ?
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Suggestions for serving mbtiles packed with mb-util in GeoServer using MBTiles extension?

did you ever figure out a solution to the problem you were having: "I'm finding that once an .mbtiles file has been unpacked and repacked with this method, even if no changes are made to the tiles or ...
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mbutil export of mbtiles png files are all corrupt

I have an mbtiles file that I created with MapBox studio from a GeoTIFF source, and when trying to export the mbtiles with mbutil, all the images are corrupt, no matter if I try png or jpg. Has ...
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Creating geoTiff from MBTiles

I have mbtiles file with various zoom levels (8-14) and I want to create geotiff file from it. I think that this could be acomplished with gdal but I dont know how. Any suggestions on how to complete ...