I tried converting my TIFF images to a geopackage (to decrease the file size) since I would be loading my project file to QField. However, upon packaging and opening my QField geopackaged project file in my tablet, I kept on encountering this error (see attached image)

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I also checked the layer satellite image gpkg layer and encountered the error:

This layer is invalid. This might be due to a network issue, a missing file or a misconfiguration of the project

Are there any possible solutions for this?

  • Here's a possibility... AFAIK, Geopackages can only store 8-bit images. If the source tif bit depth was somerhing else, say 16- or 32-bit, that might be the source of the problem?
    – Stu Smith
    Aug 24, 2021 at 4:21
  • I sometimes get that error for no reason. The project work in QField then it just stops working... Then I have to delete it and transfer it again from my computer and it works. Dont know why though,,
    – BERA
    Aug 24, 2021 at 5:10
  • Hi. I downloaded the tifs from the XYZ tile (Google Satellite Image), then converted the exported tiff into geopackage.
    – Eon Villa
    Aug 24, 2021 at 5:36
  • Please edit your question and specify how you converted your tifs to geopackage. Did you follow the method specified in the QField documentation? qfield.org/docs/data-formats/index.html#use-geopackage
    – user2856
    Aug 29, 2021 at 8:50


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