I'm trying to create a slippy map and I need to obtain png tiles. I have exported a .mbtiles file from TileMill and I tried several python scripts to convert this file into png tiles but I always end up with a messy folder where the tiles are misnamed, and I can't use them into my app.

Does anyone know a good converter which organize and name your tiles properly?

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Try mbutil by authors of MBTiles format. Usage is explained on that page.

  • It worked ! Thank you for your fast answer.
    – Herakith
    May 23, 2014 at 14:46
  • 2
    the png format option generate a peculiar gzip files. How to turn it to regular png?
    – Haggai
    Oct 17, 2018 at 12:24

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