I am using QGIS 3.10.2 and I am trying to clip a raster layer of the World just to capture Africa. The raster layer was imported from ESRI (https://planet.qgis.org/planet/tag/world%20imagery/) with the following code in the Python console:


Now I click on Raster>Extraction>Cut by Extent, I select my Entry layer. I chose to select on Canvas the extent, draw a polygon and obtain the coordinates. Last, I select the output file. Here is what it looks like (sorry in Spanish)

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I click execute and I get the following error:

Versión de QGIS: 3.10.2-A Coruña
Revisión del código de QGIS: d4cd3cfe5a
Versión de Qt: 5.11.2
Versión de GDAL: 3.0.3
Versión de GEOS: 3.8.0-CAPI-1.13.1 
Versión de PROJ: Rel. 6.3.0, January 1st, 2020
Procesando algoritmo...
Algoritmo 'Cortar ráster por extensión' comenzando…
Input parameters:
{ 'DATA_TYPE' : 0, 'EXTRA' : '', 'INPUT' : 'http://server.arcgisonline.com/arcgis/rest/services/ESRI_Imagery_World_2D/MapServer?f=json&pretty=true', 'NODATA' : None, 'OPTIONS' : '', 'OUTPUT' : 'C:/Users/Javier.DESKTOP-EEJENVF/Documents/fires/cut1.tif', 'PROJWIN' : '-21.94386249283079,56.234657100783124,-39.64277198356078,36.88988403966126 [EPSG:4326]' }

GDAL command:
gdal_translate -projwin -21.94386249283079 36.88988403966126 56.234657100783124 -39.64277198356078 -of GTiff http://server.arcgisonline.com/arcgis/rest/services/ESRI_Imagery_World_2D/MapServer?f=json&pretty=true C:/Users/Javier.DESKTOP-EEJENVF/Documents/fires/cut1.tif
GDAL command output:

FAILURE: No target dataset specified.

Usage: gdal_translate [--help-general] [--long-usage]

[-ot {Byte/Int16/UInt16/UInt32/Int32/Float32/Float64/

CInt16/CInt32/CFloat32/CFloat64}] [-strict]

[-of format] [-b band] [-mask band] [-expand {gray|rgb|rgba}]

[-outsize xsize[%]|0 ysize[%]|0] [-tr xres yres]

[-r {nearest,bilinear,cubic,cubicspline,lanczos,average,mode}]

[-unscale] [-scale[_bn] [src_min src_max [dst_min dst_max]]]* [-exponent[_bn] exp_val]*

[-srcwin xoff yoff xsize ysize] [-epo] [-eco]

[-projwin ulx uly lrx lry] [-projwin_srs srs_def]

[-a_srs srs_def] [-a_ullr ulx uly lrx lry] [-a_nodata value]

[-a_scale value] [-a_offset value]

[-nogcp] [-gcp pixel line easting northing [elevation]]*

|-colorinterp{_bn} {red|green|blue|alpha|gray|undefined}]

|-colorinterp {red|green|blue|alpha|gray|undefined},...]

[-mo "META-TAG=VALUE"]* [-q] [-sds]

[-co "NAME=VALUE"]* [-stats] [-norat]


src_dataset dst_dataset

"pretty" no se reconoce como un comando interno o externo,

programa o archivo por lotes ejecutable.

Execution completed in 0.30 seconds
{'OUTPUT': 'C:/Users/Alum.DESKTOP-EEJENVF/Documents/fires/cut1.tif'}

Apparently the problem is that I did not specify a target dataset.

Can anyone help me?


Alum.DESKTOP-EEJENVF looks like a bad choice for an output path. The dot in the folder name may throw off some tools. Try something simple like C:\temp\cut1.tif instead.

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