I want to export a georeferenced PDF from my QGIS project, and I am unable to tick the box as I need GDAL 3.0. However, my colleague is using windows (I am using a mac) and he is able to export as a GeoPDF without any issue, despite him not having GDAL. How can I generate a solution?

I know this question seems to have been asked before, however these questions are related to GDAL. I am not sure why I need GDAL at all, since I know my colleague on Windows doesn't have it (and I tried to install it via homebrew and it didn't work

Edit - I installed QQIS from Qgis.org. I have both 3.10 and 3.12 installed. I am running 10.14.6 (Mojave).


I had the same issue. It looks like the version of GDAL that is bundled with QGIS will be updated soon.

In the meantime, I was able to export to GeoPDF by exporting to GeoTIFF (make sure you check the box "include world file", and then using the raster Translate (Convert Format) tool to export to PDF. Note: An error saying the layers were incorrectly generated may pop up, but your PDF should still export, and you should be able to use it as a georeferenced image in Avenza or other programs.

I hope this works, and fingers crossed that the broader issue is solved quickly, see here for updates: https://github.com/qgis/QGIS/issues/32511

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