I am using GDAL to convert GeoTIFF to KMZ. I am using the following command:

gdal_translate.exe -of KMLSUPEROVERLAY *.tif out.kmz

If I have one TIF file in the folder, it works ok. If I have more than one, then I receive the following error:

FAILURE: Too many command options.

How can I run the gdal_translate.exe command to combine more than one TIF file into one KMZ file?

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If you have more than one GeoTIFF, you can mosaic them before the conversion. For instance, you can make a virtual mosaic from all of them contained in the same directory:

gdalbuildvrt mosaic.vrt *.tif
gdal_translate -of KMLSUPEROVERLAY mosaic.vrt out.kmz

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