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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How to Use an ArcGIS Tile Package with Desktop

I did an ArcGIS Online training course a while back and learned a little bit more on Tile Packages. I followed the instructions, how-to-create-a-tile-package and created a tile package for some aerial ...
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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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Create my own MapBox Vector tile and self hosting

I understood hosting mbtiles is possible and some solutions are available. I not sure that I can find the answer; How can I create my own vector tiles (mapbox vector tile format) which from my data ...
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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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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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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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Which Image format is recommended/ best for geoserver raster wms services?

I have very high resolution image of vast area(true color RGB bands). I am planning to to reduce the image size by reducing it to 16 bits (or less). which image format is best for performance point of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Where is street level data stored in mbtiles files?

I have a .mbtiles file loaded into an SQLite browser, trying to find street level data (road names, A/M roads etc) and I cannot figure out where any of it is kept. I'm assuming it's stored in the ...
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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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OSM2 VectorTiles lat/long to tile

After a frustrating few days I came to the conclusion that the Slippy Map Wiki only works for raster tiles, not for OSM2VectorTiles data. I can work with the data once I find the correct tile_data ...
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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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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 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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Vector tiles to MBTiles

I need some clarification regarding MBTiles. I am generating MBTiles in 2 different ways: Using TileMill Using Mapbox tm2 to MBTile using TileCloud In TileMill, does the exported MBTile contain ...
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Building georeferenced GeoTIFF from mbtiles automatically?

I want a georeferenced raster.In that way I don't have to georeference this raster manually . I know that geotiff has the georeference inside it , I got the mbtiles of the map how do I build the ...
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Is TileMill as a service restricted to PNG? Or is JPEG an option?

Is TileMill as a service restricted to PNG? Or is JPEG an option? I setup TIleMill as a service as documented here: https://www.mapbox.com/tilemill/docs/guides/ubuntu-service/ Tiles are rendering ...
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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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Where can I find a good Mbtiles to png tiles converter?

I'm trying to create a slippy map and I need to obtain png tiles. I have exported a .mbtiles file from TileMill and I tried several python scripts to convert this file into png tiles but I always end ...
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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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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 to 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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Latitude/longitude to MBTiles Tile #

I've been Slippy Tiles Wiki page for equations to convert lat/long values (given via the user) to tile references, and then work with the data relating to the tile. My problem is the wiki's equation ...
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How can I expand the zoom levels for a feature type in an .mbtiles file?

I have a 51 GiB mbtiles file containing vector tiles for the entire world. I would like a particular type of feature (railways) to be available at more distant zoom levels. At present, this feature ...
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How to use offline MbTiles with Telerik's WPF map control?

Telerik's UI for WPF includes a map control: UI for WPF - RadMap. There's some discussion of how to configure it to use a local mapping service: Implement custom map provider, but it seems to be ...
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How to add large file (in GB) in Xcode project?

I am working with Mapbox Framework. I have generated MBTiles file which I want to use in my project (for iPhones and iPads) but that file is having size of 3GB (which I can't use in project). When I ...
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Tiles with Leaflet from Qgis

I tried QTILES plugin for QGIS and it works very well. I can export tiles in .mbtiles or zip format. Now I'm trying to know how call these tiles from leaflet in this way: L.tileLayer('http://www....
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How can I config/use MapCache/MapServer to serve my MBtiles as WMS service?

Currently I am using GeoServer for my Map Service as WMS. I use TileMill for creating a customised map with styling and SHP files and then export as mbtiles. I have tried TileServer-PHP & ...
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Issue with TileStream Tile URL

First of all I'm new to Tilestream, MBTiles and GIS. As a part of of learning purpose I set up Tilestream with the help of tilestream tutorial and copied two MBTiles file to the tiles folder I am ...
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Geoserver MBTiles plugins performance issues

I am using the latest stable 2.7.2 version of GeoServer and I am trying to play with the MBTiles plugin, I have installed also WPS plugin that is needed by the MBTiles one (otherwise I got error when ...
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Count Tiles loaded from MBTiles

I have created a MBTiles file from Tilemill and I am visualizing it through php MBTiles server. Its working fine. Now I want to count the loaded tiles and store it to a database. In a simple word I ...
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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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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 openlayers....