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I would like to view videos and my position on the videos' gpx tracks simultaneously and I would like to do it in QGIS. I know that there is a plugin for this but it was made for an earlier version of QGIS and doesn't work for me. By the way, exactly that is what I am looking for. Right now I'm using 2.14. Are there solutions for this case?

(I used Garmin's VIRB camera)

  • seems like it lost compatibility for me too. You could try snagging an older version of qgis. does the virb save a gpx file or can you extract a gpx from the file it saves? – gomapping Mar 10 '16 at 17:01
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    It saves a gpx file. I have thought about returning to an older version but I really don't want to as I use QGIS on a daily basis and 2.14 is better for that. (by the way, I found an app called Dashware which seems pretty cool) – Skye Mar 15 '16 at 9:18
  • check out routeshoot as well. I think the main benefit of the qgis plugin is the ability to add your own map underneath, to not rely on what level of detail google has for your area. – gomapping Mar 15 '16 at 14:26
  • also check out this question: gis.stackexchange.com/questions/21588/… – gomapping Mar 15 '16 at 14:40
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This works with the .gpx file I got the answer from sourceforge.net

If you want to use Video UAV Tracker you need a video and a gpx file ( 1 point per second) in sync and with the same lenght. To do that you can do like this:

-1 When you start the video, focus on a GPS time. (Attention, if you are focusing on a NMEA string the time string could be an UTC time, that diff from GPS time by 16 seconds now (it change year after year)

-2 Calculate the start time and the end time of the video on the GPS time.

-3 Cut the video to fit the .gpx file with a video editor

-4 Set the same name for video and gpx file and put theme in the same folder. (if the video name is "MOVIETEST.MP4" the gpx file will be "MOVIETEST.MP4.gpx" )

-5 When you start the Plugin, after pushing the Open button, you have to select the video file, not the gpx one.

Hope it works for you :/

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