I am using gdal2tiles to convert a vrt to tiles but getting the following message:

ERROR 4: 'Depth (Max).vrt' not recognized as a supported file format. Usage: [.....] gdal2tiles.py: error: It is not possible to open the input file 'Depth (Max).vrt'

Here's my code located in a batch file:

@python "%OSGEO4W_ROOT%\bin\gdal2tiles.py" -s EPSG:2278 -z 12 -w none -k "Depth <Max>.vrt" depth_max

I am running this from the OSGeo4W Shell. I had this working at one point so I suspect it is just a syntax problem with the quotes?

  • Try to avoid brackets and blanks in the filename, and maybe add the full path to the file. – AndreJ Jul 12 '17 at 13:32
  • @AndreJ Adding the full path does not help. And I would prefer not to change the filename, if possible. – drivetosave Jul 12 '17 at 13:41

Found my mistake. The file name uses "( )" but I used "< >" in my batch file (not intentionally). I was previously typing it directly into the cmd window where "( )" shows up as "< >", so it was a simple error.

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