ogr2ogr is an open source command line utility popular for converting to and from various vector spatial data formats.

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Include <link> in GPX when writing from ogr2ogr

http://www.gdal.org/drv_gpx.html seems to indicate that ogr2ogr should be able to write <link>[1] elements into a GPX file, however when using ogr2ogr to convert from PostGIS to GPX, I get the ...
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Importing data to CartoDB using ogr2ogr

First attempt, I want to create a table at CartoDB from another Postgis database: snow:Docker-Postgis alasarr$ ogr2ogr --config CARTODB_API_KEY daf3960b41733ef71e03ea77019642761d547f5b -f CartoDB ...
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File Conversion using ogr2ogr gui

I have used 'ogr2ogr' for ESRI shape files conversion to Mapinfo tab files, but issue is that as soon as I open those converted .tab files over Mapinfo, the software stop working with a message ...
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OpenStreetMap boundary relation lost when exporting to spatialite with ogr2ogr?

I am currently working in map for a province of Papua New Guinea. In OpenStreetMap (OSM) I have recently updated and added new relations for boundaries of admin_level=5 and admin_level=6, which were ...
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ogr2ogr from personal geodatabase to spatialite produces “non-spatial” tables

I have around 4 GB of data in 10 separate Personal Geodatabases, each of which contains multiple feature classes. I'm trying to convert the smallest one to SpatiaLite via ogr2ogr, in preparation for ...
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Reproject X coord value in Shapefiles

I convert Bavarien NAS-Data (DHDN 3 Degree Gauszone 4) via ogr2ogr into shapefiles: "C:\Program Files (x86)\QGIS Wien\bin\ogr2ogr.exe" "ESRI Shapefile" -skipfailures Entenhausen.xml This seems to ...
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Can ogr2ogr “reverse clip” (or “clip out” or “erase” or “difference”) one shapefile from another? [duplicate]

Is there a means in ogr2ogr to "clip out" one shapefile from another? I know ogr2ogr -clipsrc B.shp out.shp A.shp will remove any part of A.shp that is NOT in B.shp. Is there an ogr2ogr command to ...
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QGIS 'Save As' Reprojection Produces Different Results from ogr2ogr command line

Another 3857 vs 4326 question. When I reproject from EPSG:3857 to EPSG:4326 (and from .shp to .geojson) via the QGIS 'Save As' dialog, I get results that display in the expected place on Google Maps. ...
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How to clip a big shapefile from another shapefile's extent

I am working on mangroves in Sundarbans (Bangladesh / India), using Landsat pictures. I need to equalize them in reflectance, before classification, for the evolution of the biomass in this region. I ...
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How to import UTF-8 encoded Shapefiles into SQL Server?

I am trying to load a shape file to sql, using ogr2ogr and Shape2SQL tools. The shape file uses UTF-8 encoding, specified in a .cpg file, and confirmed when opening the file with QGIS. However, as ...
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ogr2ogr failing to open/convert GML

I'm trying to convert a GML file into GeoJSON using ogr2ogr, I've compiled GDAL, Expat and Xerces from source, but when I run my command I get an error. My convert command ./ogr2ogr -f "GeoJSON" ...
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Keeping Properties When Converting JSON to SHP

I'm trying to convert the Nielsen map of DMAs from a JSON to a shapefile. The properties of the json is as formatted like this: "id": 546, "properties": { "name": "dma:", ...
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Filter OGR datasource in Python (or XML)

I'm trying to streamline the process whereby we build tiles (of ~30 layers, representing planning zone and zone-overlay boundaries). I have a strong preference for FOSS tools. A couple of our people ...
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Can styling be applied to a kml (from a shp) using ogr2ogr

Is it possible to generate a styled KML using ogr2ogr (ie pen width and colour?) I cannot seem to find anything in the ogr2ogr documentation. My code so far is; ogr2ogr.exe -f "KML" prow-kml.kml ...
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Running the ogr2ogr utilities in a batch file. Problems with command project

I have made a batch file containing a list of two commands. The first (-clipsrc) works properly, but the second not (-s_srs EPSG:4326 -t_srs EPSG:3857). Could anyone tell me where is the fail?. This ...
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How to clip or erase a csv file with a non-rectangular shapefile?

I can clip a csv file with a ogr2ogr having 4 extents of a rectangular polygon. Is it possible to clip a csv file with a non rectangular shapefile?
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ST_Intersect with ogr2ogr and Spatialite

I am trying to intersect Spatialite datasets with ogr2ogr, the OGR Virtual Format and SQL Syntax. I can't seem to locate whether the error is in my SQL query or my VRT file. Data ...
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Merging polygons in SHP

Is it possible to merge polygons, using ogr2ogr cmdline tools? I.e. taking a SHP file and generate a new one, where records are merged when a field has the same value?
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How to make a local copy of a large WFS dataset?

We are writing a application in which a part of the job is to fetch a relatively large (>10000 features) and often updated dataset from a WFS server, store a local copy, and do geospatial analyses on ...
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ogr2ogr does not set osm_id for all multipolygons

I used ogr2ogr to convert from osm data (pbf) to spatialite : ogr2ogr -progress -f SQLite -dsco spatialite=yes france.simple.spatialite france-latest.osm.pbf then, a large part of the imported data ...
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GDAL does not recognize EPSG code of a shapefilefile regrojected by ogr2ogr

I am using ogr2ogr to reproject shapefiles. For example: ogr2ogr -s_srs EPSG:1234 -t_srs EPSG:3857 dest.shp srs.shp ogr2ogr then creates dest.shp, dest.shx, dest.dbf and dest.prj as expected. The ...
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How to export Extent as shapefile from multiple shapefiles using OGR?

I want to export EXTENT as Rectangular shp file from multiple shape using OGR2OGR?
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Extracting difference between two massive shapefiles using QGIS?

I have two massive shapefiles and I need to create a difference shapefile output between the two. I have a layer where I have satellite coverage (orange) and then a layer where I have high resolution ...
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ogr2ogr converting ESRI shape to Mapinfo interchange

I'm trying to convert .shp files to .mif files on Ubuntu Linux using ogr2ogr: "ogr2ogr -f "MapInfo file" -dsco FORMAT=MIF mprec.mif mprec.shp" I don't get any errors but when I open the resulting ...
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ogr2ogr latitute longitude conversion formats

trying to convert shape files into mysql tables. Able to create table and load data successfully using OGR2OGR. Only challenge I see is latitude/longitude is not exactly the same format as one of my ...
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Perform affine transformation on shapefile with OGR, GDAL, or other command line tools?

Transformations with WKT or EPSG code are made easy with ogr2ogr, but are there tools for me to define my own affine transformation to apply to the coordinates of a shapefile? Or, in general, is ...
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ogr2ogr postgres import: check if dataset exists

I have a PostGIS database which I update daily with ogr2ogr using CSV files. This works great. Is there a way to check whether the actual value of a column already exists in the table (e.g. ...
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Reprojecting to same srs shifting the layer

I am using ogr2ogr to reproject a shapefile. Here is what I have done. I have a shapefile A.shp. I used the following command to create B.shp: ogr2ogr -t_srs EPSG:3857 B.shp A.shp Now I reprojected ...
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How to set encoding when using ogr2ogr to export from oracle db to mapinfo table?

I am trying to automate the export of spatial data from a oracle database to mapinfo .tab files. Using this thread I made my script. However I can't see how to set the encoding right. My data have ...
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Suppress verbose output when something goes wrong with ogr2ogr

Whenever ogr2ogr is not able to read a file, it seems to produce pages of output: Unable to open datasource `file.geojson' with the following drivers. -> ESRI Shapefile -> MapInfo File ...
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How Does Ogr2Ogr Simplify Work?

Can someone explain how the ogr2ogr simplify works? I am trying to use raster data which has a spectral resolution of 30m. The vector file that I am trying to import into Google Fusion is large in ...
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How to convert from .shp to .csv using python and either gdal_translate of ogr2ogr

I am trying to convert .shp files to csv using either gdal_translate or ogr2ogr and python but its not work. if i run the following from qgis its not giving an error but at the same time its not ...
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Different KML size from ArcGIS and Ogr2Ogr

I have been converting shapefiles to KML. It seems that using ArcGIS to make a KML (by converting shapefile to feature layer and then using feature layer to kml tool) results in a much larger sized ...
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How do I call ogr2ogr from a C# application?

I have an ogr2ogr (GDAL) command that I run to export points from a database to an XML file. ogr2ogr-f GPX c:\temp\points.gpx PG:"host=localhost port=5432 dbname=SpatialPlayground schemas=public ...
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How do I resolve “relation does not exist”

I have a view, named PointsForGpxExport, that contains points I want to export to a GPX file. The ogr2ogr command I'm trying to use for the export is included below. When I run the command, a GPX file ...
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Reducing Size of KML file (After converting from Shapefile)

I have a shape-file of size 224 mega byte. I am using ArcGis to convert it to a KML file. The process involves converting the shapefile to a feature layer and then converting the layer to KML. An ...
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How to convert dc to shp with free software?

Someone can tell me how to convert data from a .dc file (DesignCAD file) to a shp file or postgresql with free softwares? I can do that easily with all versions of dxf or dwg files but not with dc.
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ogr2ogr re-projection produces empty shapefile

I use the following to re-project a shapefile to EPSG 4326 using ogr2ogr: ogr2ogr -s_srs "+proj=longlat +ellps=WGS84 +datum=WGS84 +no_defs" -t_srs "+proj=longlat +ellps=WGS84 +datum=WGS84 +no_defs" ...
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OGR2OGR converting Interlis to Shapefile fails

I tried an convert of a Interlis 1 file to Shape. For each table there is the following warning: Warning 1: No field definition found for table: Biens_fonds__PosPoint_limite I used different ...
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ogr2ogr KML to SHP generates invalid file names from layer names

I have a collection of very large KML files that I'm trying to convert to .shp. I'm iterating over 200+ KML files with an average size of around 20 MB. Each KML contains multiple layers, some of which ...
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Converting shapefile from Shift_JIS to UTF-8 when the usual methods fail

Long story short, I'm trying to import this ESRI shapefile of Japan into CartoDB. (Sorry, no direct link: to download, click on the orange ファイルのダウンロード button, check 同意する to agree to the T&C, then ...
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error importing shp into postgis using ogr2ogr

I run an automated script that copies a number shapefiles into PostGIS. I have a problem with one dataset which fails during the export. As the roads.shp dataset is maintained by someone else, I ...
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Force OGR to use specific driver for input format

How could one force ogr2ogr to use a specific format to read input files? Out of the box ogr2ogr automatically chooses from it's long list of formats, which most of the time is great. However today ...
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ogr2ogr libkml output - multiple components in OGR_STYLE

I have following command: ogr2ogr -overwrite -f libKML z.kml "MSSQL:server=dev;database=db;trusted_connection=yes;tables=tmp.libkml_test" -where "stabbr = 'CT'" My source table contains a series of ...
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Extract table-embedded attributes in KML using ogr2ogr

I'm loading a number of diverse data files into a PostGIS database, using ogr2ogr. One of these data files is a KML with useful attributes embedded as an HTML table in a description column: ...
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Shapefile to Mysql error using ogr2ogr

I'm following this tutorial. I installed the “GDAL Complete” Framework from kyngchaos.com and I tested the installation on Mac. I have GDAL 1.11.2, released 2015/02/10. When I am trying to run this ...
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clip csv-file with ogr2ogr

I'm trying to clip a csv-file containing xyz-data (points) by an irregular shaped polygon in ogr2ogr. My code runs without any errors or warnings, but it returns an exact copy of the input-csv. What ...
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3d model to point cloud

Excepting FME, is there a way to convert 3d model to point cloud?
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GRIB data interpolation

I've been wrangling around in GFS grid based data (GRIB - mostly 0.5 degree resolution). I'm interested in plotting these by converting to geojson with ogr2ogr (which is quite easy). However, is there ...
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ogr2ogr select feature class from multiple filegdb

From windows command shell how might I merge a single layer from multiple file-gdb's into another file-gdb using ogr2ogr? All input gdb's have identically named feature classes and attribute ...