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For a project I need to create a set of vector data that I think I could do in QGIS. However the customer demands that the final data set needs to be delivered in a Esri File Geodatabase.

Is there a way to export geodata from QGIS into an Esri File Geodatabase?

(I have only little experience with QGIS and not found a solution to this problem yet)

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You can create one off file geodatabases(s) by right clicking on the layer in the Layers TOC>Save As, and change the format type to ESRI FileGDB:

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Does not appear to be a way to export various features classes though to one geodatabase from the GUI.

Alternativly, you could create your separate tables in a SQLite DB within QGIS, and use OSGeo4W Shell (should be installed with your QGIS) using ogr2ogr command line to convert from SQLite to ESRI FileGDB, see example expression below:

ogr2ogr -f "FileGDB" C:/Temp/Temp.gdb C:/Temp/Temp.sqlite
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    Is this still possible in QGIS 3.2? I do not see that option with save features as... that replaced save as... (but I am working with the French translation so I might also be missing it) – user3386170 Dec 13 '18 at 14:47
  • Cant find this on QGIS 3.4.2 – RutgerH Jul 18 at 15:54
  • FYI, this was an old answer for version 2x of QGIS – artwork21 Jul 22 at 12:05

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