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An evolution of the TIFF format that uses 64bit offsets and supports file sizes larger than 4 GB

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Working with very large GeoTIFFs using QGIS

I would like to ask for advice on working with very large GeoTIFFs. I have downloaded several large GeoTIFFs, then I load them into QGIS and combine them into a virtual raster. Since I need the ...
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Cannot write GeoTIFF larger than 4GB with gdalwarp despite using BIGTIFF createopt

I am running a Bash script to create a series of NetCDF grid files from MB-System that contain gridded swath multibeam bathymetry data. Each grid is unprojected Geographic Lat-Long, about 15-20MB in ...
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GDAL predicator and Tile Offsets

I would like to "shift" the origin of a BigTIFF file. But is is not so easy. So instead, I try to use gdal_translate to create a new file. But when I compare the original file and the ...
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Mean of N nearest neighbors for each pixel in a LARGE raster

I a have a large raster (.vrt)... Size is 70780, 102676 Coordinate System is: PROJCRS["UTM Zone 32, Northern Hemisphere", BASEGEOGCRS["GRS 1980(IUGG, 1980)", ... with about ...
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Detection of tomato areas from UAV images using ML

I have many UAV .tif images which they contain tomato plant in a farm, and between them there is separation with soil. So by searching on google I have found this paper https://www.mdpi.com/2072-4292/...
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Converting big GeoTIFF file into JPEG

I have a big high-resolution orthophoto image (6cm/pixel, 22gb). I need to convert it to a JPEG image. Using QGIS (Raster - Conversion - Translate (Covert Format)) or the same GDAL command in OSGeo4W ...
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Quality of my TIFF file goes down dramatically

Every time I upload a TIFF to ArcMap, after I build pyramids (using a nearest neighbor algorithm) the quality of the TIFF file after it is added to ArcMap goes down dramatically. Why?
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Why is my tif file a BigTIFF file but the size is less than 4 Gb?

I have a TIFF file of first day beyond 10 degrees at 2 m height covering the northern part of North America. The size of the file is 1.24 Gb, but when I load it into Python (3.7) I get the classic ...
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Big .las to raster converting by writers.gdal

I have a script: pipeline = [ path, { "filename": out_path, "gdaldriver": "GTiff", "resolution": 1, "output_type": "max", ...
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Use BIGTIFF=YES creation option. NOT WORKING

I am busy trying to merge 62 DEMs (totaling in 5.6 GB and in GeoTIFF format) in QGIS 3.18 to create a single DEM of southern Africa. The problem was that the tiff I was trying to generate was larger ...
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Convert .bmp file into.tiff format

Can I convert one big .bmp file (size is 19GB (high resolution city map)) into one or several .tiff format files without dividing this .bmp file into smaller tiles?
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Are GeoTIFF larger than 4 GB automatically "BigTIFFs"

I'm reading up on graphic formats and noticed that I have several GeoTIFFs that are larger than the apparent limit on TIFF file size of 4 GB. Can someone explain what I am missing here? Do BigTIFFs ...
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Error occurred while writing dirty block from GDALRasterBand::IRasterIO

I get the following error when trying to run rio-terrain on a GeoTIFF file : $ rio aspect input.TIF output.TIF Running aspect on sequential raster blocks Blocks done: [################################...
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Split a GeoTIFF (BigTIFF) file into subsets with a specific overlap in Python

I have a BigTIFF file that I need to split into tiles with a set tile size and overlap. I have a script for this using PIL: tile_height = tile_width = 1000 overlap = 80 stride = tile_height - ...
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How to write BIGTIFF raster files with rasterio

A few months ago I had a hard time in finding a way to read BIGTIFF files. In the end I only managed to do so by creating a new conda environment with the following options: conda create -n env_name ...
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gdaladdo still very slow on large TIFF

I'm trying to build internal overviews on a big GeoTIFF using gdaladdo and it is way too slow. From what I could find out it is a known problem (#1442) that has been solved in May last year However ...
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"RasterioIOError: This is a BigTIFF file. BigTIFF is not supported by this version of GDAL and libtiff" error message

I am trying to read a raster ".tif" file with rasterio: import rasterio raster_path = r'.........\file.tif' raster = rasterio.open(raster_path) but I am getting the following error message: "...
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Opening a BigTIFF file in Python

I am trying to open and extract data from a 90MB TIFF file using Python. The code I'm using is the following: from osgeo import gdal, osr, ogr def get_value_at_point(rasterfile, pos): gdal....
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Compression not applying when updating/exiting GeoTiff file in GDAL?

I have a GeoTiff file with dimensions 300 x 300 and 8760 bands (hourly for one full year). I am testing some code that opens the file, updates ONE band and exits - but I am finding that the file size ...
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Error while creating large TIFF with gdal_merge

I need to merge two TIFFs into one, but the output is larger than 4 GB. So, it needs to be a BigTIFF. But the "BIGTIFF=YES" creation option seems to be ignored. Here's the error: $ gdal_merge.py -...
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Seeking workflow to build cloud optimized tif?

By its definition, a cloud optimized GeoTIFF is a regular GeoTIFF file, aimed at being hosted on a HTTP file server, whose internal organization is friendly for consumption by clients issuing. Based ...
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Saving raster to BigTIFF in QGIS?

Using QGIS 3.4, I am trying to merge multiple DEMs downloaded from the National Map Viewer that are in ArcGRID format (Arc/Info Binary Grid). The output will be a large file so I can't use any of the ...
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Large Export Issues - QGIS 3.2.2

Still pretty new to GIS, but Ive been working on assembling a map with ~20 vector layers over the past couple of weeks. Its finally to a point where Im ready to export. Ive been experimenting with ...
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Cannot install a version of GDAL via Anaconda that permits reading BigTIFFs

I have some BigTiff files that I need to read into Python using gdal to do some analyses. According to GDAL's documentation: When built with internal libtiff or with libtiff >= 4.0, GDAL also ...
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ArcGIS and BigTIFF's

At some point ArcMap creates a BigTIFF rather than a normal TIFF. BigTiFFs don't work in many programs - in my case AutoCAD. What is the filesize where ArcMap creates a BigTIFF rather than normal ...
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Might my file be too big to be written with 'writeRaster' in R?

I am trying to write a GeoTiff of a rasterstack that I created after some calculations. I am not quite sure how big the output-file might be. But I assume it has more than 4 GB. I can plot the stacked ...
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Why does myRaster[1] <- 5 takes a very long time for a large raster?

I have a raster, which is not very big, only a few hundred megabytes compressed, but it has about 10 billion values, each stored in 1 byte (0..255). Uncompressed it would take about 10gb (lots of ...
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Processing large geotiff using python

I am working with a large (30GB) 3 band geotiff. I am using the following code to attempt to import the bands into python import gdal import numpy as np raster_path = "C:/Path/To/Image.tif" ...
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