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I manually improve the colour contrast of landsat images. The printing in pdf afterwards is OK, as it maintains the resolution due to the high dpi. Now I am interested to obtain a kmz/kml file of the satelite image for visualization in Google Earth. I have downloaded Maptiller which allows to load in tiff, and generate kmz. My problem, however, is that saving the map as tiff results in a maximum image size of 2.3MB, hence the resolution gets lost before the actual conversion to kmz. I used the garmincustommap plugin of Qgis, but same issue...Seems that the only straightforward way would be arcGis or globalmapper, which I do not have access to. Any suggestions?

  • kml and kmz s have a limited capacity as a standalone file. Kmz s which refer to a server resource can allow Google Earth to display extensive imagey. You may need to consider what you are trying to achieve. – Willy Oct 22 '13 at 4:15
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Right Clic on your raster>Save as>GTiff (try to keep Output Mode in Raw Data)

Save Raster Layer as

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