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I know that it is possible to extract vector data from .gdb's. I have found some similar questions here and here or even here on StackExchange, but they were either not exactly what I was looking for or really old where the answer was, that QGIS cannot read raster data from file geodatabases.

It is 2019 now and 3.6.2 was just released. Is it now possible to open raster data from file geodatabases with QGIS? Or at least a way to check whether the geodatabase even contains raster data without having any ESRI products?

  • No changes to the Esri FileGDB API. This is a duplicate of your unreferenced similar question. – Vince May 23 at 10:02
  • put in links to "similar questions". What does your first sentence mean? "No, it is not possible." or something else? – S. Kuske May 24 at 7:10
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So I found the answer myself. I opened up the file geodatabase with ArcGIS and saw that it indeed contained raster datasets. So the answer is: Even the new QGIS completely ignores raster datasets when opening a file geodatabase. You wouldn't even know whether or not the GDB contains such data if you are not able to open it with ArcGIS. Very unfortunate.

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