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KMZ is the compressed (zipped) file format of a Keyhole Markup Language (KML) file. Related files (images, styles etc) may be included inside the compressed file.

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Converting kmz file to kml?

Is there an easy way (like unzip) to convert a KMZ file to KML?
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Can QGIS open KMZ files?

I know I can add KML files once I have unzipped the KMZ files, but is there a way to open KMZ files directly? When I try to open a kmz file on QGIS 1.8.0 on Windows XP, through the all files filter, ...
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Batch convert GeoTIFF's to KMZ files

I have about 600 GeoTIFF map files, each about 140 mb in size that I'd like to convert to KMZ files so people can download them and use them with Garmin GPS units, Google Earth, etc. Anyone know an ...
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How can I import georeferenced photos (jpg, kml, kmz) using QGIS or ArcGIS for Desktop?

I've got several georeferenced digital photos as jpg, kml, and kmz. How can I import them into my GIS projects (QGIS or ArcGIS for Desktop) so I can open them as a popup?
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Import PDF to QGIS

I have a PDF containing a region of Baltimore city that contains lots of polygons in it. You can download it from here: http://www.baltimorecity.gov/Portals/0/agencies/planning/public%20downloads/...
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How do I combine layers in Google Maps?

Though there are many answers to this question on the Web, I've found none that are recent or correct. The prevailing view seems to be that one exports a KMZ from Google Maps which one then edits in ...
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Looking for an android solution for offline kml/kmz file viewer with gps support

I have some KMZ files of cadastral maps. I need to fiscally go to the boundaries of my lands (parcels) and take a look at where they are with the gps and maps support. Some of these places are not ...
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Converting KMZ/KML to SHP (3D objects)

I have 3D buildings in .kmz file. I can see them in Google Earth, but I cannot import them to ArcGIS. What I've tried until now: I saved it as a .kml file in GoogleEarth and then try to convert the ....
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Displaying KMZ file + my location in Android Google Maps application?

This is probably a newbie question, but I don't know anything about GIS. Someone sent me a GPX file that I converted into a KMZ file so it's displayed in Google Maps. It works fine when viewed in a ...
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KML (KMZ) to layer including all attributes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to convert KML to shapefile without losing attributes? This question is here in many variations but though I went through it I still don't have any good solution how to ...
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Export OpenStreetMap paths to KML

Is there a way to export OpenStreetMap public transport routes to a KML or KMZ file? I'm trying to view the routes in another application (Google Earth) which supports KML data, but doesn't support ...
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Convert image in KMZ to polygon

I have a KMZ file that contains several image overlays (RF coverage plots). I would like to convert the image overlays to polygons to decrease loading time in Google Maps. Currently I'm tracing a ...
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Select more than one place at a time in Google Earth?

I've got a Google Earth .kmz file opened in my copy of Google Earth 6.0.1.2032 running on Mac OS X 10.6.7. There are about 5000 points/"places" in the file and they show up fine. What I would like to ...
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Defining city name by using KMZ files

We have KMZ files of different satellite images. We want to check which cities these satellite images belong to. Is there a way to do it automaticly? Like a tool in ArcGIS or QGIS or whatever?
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KML/KMZ: Make one placemark appear in two folders?

I'm not actually sure this is quite the right way to approach this problem, so if I'm just off in the wrong direction, please help me figure out where I should be heading. I have a collection of ...
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Protecting KML/KMZ files created in ArcMap from being copied?

Is there a way to lock/protect a kml/kmz file that is created in ArcMap from being copied in Google Earth and/or geoprocessed in ArcMap when you want to give to third parties?
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Can ogr2ogr read .kmz files? How?

Attempting a run-of-the-mill ogr2ogr process with a KMZ file failed: FAILURE: Unable to open datasource `Rail.kmz' with the following drivers. Is there a trick? (Obvious workaround is to unzip the ....
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Attribute table empty in QGis, although google earth displays info

I am visualizing a .kmz in google earth and when a point is clicked one can read the attributes, such as lat/long, name, etc. However, when I open the same file in QGIS the point display, BUT all ...
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How to remove the description information when exporting to KML?

I have been working in ArcGIS to convert shapefiles into kml files using ArcGIS toolbox. The resulted kml/kmz contain some extra set of information in the description field that is used to show a pop-...
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Can I import a kmz file directly from ArcMap 10 to Garmin GPS?

I currently import a kmz file created in ArcMap 9 (via a very convoluted process using Google Earth) to my Garmin Oregon GPS. I do this so that I can view an aerial photo with town tax parcel map info ...
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How to convert a GeoTIFF into a KMZ image? GDAL_translate returns empty, all black image

GDAL I have installed gdal in the following way: conda create -c conda-forge -n mygdalenv gdal python=3.6 on Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS. Input GeoTIFF I have a GeoTiff image. The result of gdalinfo input....
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Convert multiple GeoTIFF to one KMZ

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 ...
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My KMZ works for older versions of GE, but not the newer ones

I have a KMZ file which is a time animation. It used to work in the older GE, such as version 5 (I think). I can load the KMZ file in the newer GE, but do not see the animation control bar to play it. ...
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Map Grid Index / Reference for Canadian Topo Map

Does anyone know where I can find some KML at different resolutions to show the grid reference for the Canadian topographic maps (CanTopo and toporama). Much like is displayed on the map here: http://...
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Converting a KMZ file containing an api link for use in python's geopandas

I've got a KMZ file which contains an API link for a map overlay, this is the link to that file. (The corresponding json file (link here), posted only gives me a link to a low resolution image and ...
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Displaying information in infowindow using KMLLayer and kmz file?

I added the kmz layer to my map www.spc.noaa.gov/products/md/ActiveMD.kmz However when I click on it, all I get in the infowindow is "MD 1558". (This may change for you since it is updated in near ...
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Custom Symbols are too small in KMZ File from ArcMap

We are working with the local Police department on an iOS and Android app which will have an embedded Google map showing crime data from the past month. This map is generated via a .KMZ file exported ...
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Create kmz with coordinates from images and thumbnails for symbols

I have about 110 geotagged images and am looking for an effective way to create a .kmz which contains for each image a point based on its geotag and uses a thumbnail of the picture as symbol. Clicking ...
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Ensuring that polygons rather than multipatch features are created by ArcGIS KML To Layer tool?

Today I received a 10m reference grid as part of a KMZ file and when I converted it to a file geodatabase feature class using the KML To Layer tool from ArcGIS Desktop 10.6 the features created had a ...
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Convert GeoTiff to KML

I am new to QGIS and would like to convert some GeoTiff images to KML/KMZ for distribution to non-GIS users to look at in Google Earth. I have recently left the Windows OS and I am running QGIS in ...
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Using MSID/MID with leaflet to display Google My Maps data

I'm wondering if there is a way to display MSID/MID with leaflet. I found this forum below; Any way I can load KML data from Google maps (again) via JS API? KMZs work fantastically with the arcgis ...
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Export to CSV a list of addresses that fall within a shapefile?

I currently have a shapefile (KML, but I also have it in other formats as well) that outlines neighborhoods within a city. I also have a list of vacant property addresses in CSV. I'm currently ...
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Empty output generated when clipping features after converting KMZ to shp

I'm trying to clip two layers in ArcMap. They share spatial features and overlap each other, and they both have the same geographic and projected coordinate systems. It seems like everything should be ...
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Sort feature type order in FME KMZ writer

I have 4 feature types I am writing to a single kmz file using FME. Currently, these feature types are written as folders in the kmz file and appear in alphabetical order. Is there any way to sort ...
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Setting relative paths for KMZs in Arc2Earth dialog?

Using Arc2Earth, I'm converting a large vector dataset to a KML with regions. The resulting kmz works great on my computer but the files paths are all actual paths and not relative, so they don't ...
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How to compute distance between 4500 points fast?

I am working on a location problem with 150 customers (points) and 30 facilities (points). I have determined the location of any customer and facility by google earth and then saved them in a KMZ file....
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Converting map to KML/KMZ format and opening it on Google Earth?

How can I convert this map to KML/KMZ format and open it on Google Earth?
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Batch conversion of polygonz into polygon in QGIS?

I have a bunch of kmz files which I need to merge into one so I can convert it into one polygon shapefile using QGIS. The problem is that I have some kmz that are polygon, and some that are polygonz ...
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Importing KML files to R

I am trying to read a KML file in R using this previous guide. The file is available here as a KMZ; following suggestions from other help files, I converted it to a KML by opening it in Google Earth, ...
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How to convert KMZ geometry collection to SHP [duplicate]

I try to open and convert to shape a KMZ with Qgis, but impossible ! When I open it, I have this : I select "Vigne" with 35 entities then OK. But there isn't entity displayed. In layer panel I have ...
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Converting KMZ to SHP using QGIS?

I have several KMZ files that i want to import into QGIS, when i import any one it contains many features with different geometries and i only need the points one the problem is when i try to merge ...
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KML to Layer gives ERROR 000210 in ArcGIS Desktop?

I keep getting an error when trying to convert a KMZ file in ArcGIS Desktop. It shows up in google earth just fine, and I've never had problems using the KML to Layer tool before. I keep getting ...
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Are licensed file geodatabase restrictions/permissions inherited when converting in ArcMap?

If I create a licensed file geodatabase and I convert a feature class within in it as KMZ/KML file through the conversion tool, will it inherit the restrictions that I created within the licensed ...
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add XY to vector layer using QGIS

I added KMZ data (points) in QGIS using 'add vector layer'. Points shows up at the right location. However, when I use Vector-GeometryTools-Export/AddGeometryColumns, it shows error and doesn't add ...
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Multiple Attributes in KMZ

I have shapefiles that I ended up having multiple attributes for and I ended up getting 3 group folders that hold different lines on the KMZ. The groups are for gas lines 0-20 pressure 20-60 and then ...
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ArcGIS Rest service is returning multiple identical records when getting KMZ

This REST URI returns 299 identical records: http://dec.alaska.gov/arcgis/rest/services/EH/Solid_Waste_Sites/MapServer/1/query?where=1%3D1&text=&objectIds=&time=&geometry=&...
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Is it possible to import a KMZ file in to access with VBA?

I am building an MS Access database and am a beginner but have experience with VBA coding in excel (including the generation of KML files). In theory, is it possible to import a KMZ file in to ...
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Issues with hyperlinks in a KMZ file

I have a point shapefile where I set up a hyperlink to a .pdf file. In Arc the hyperlink works fine, and the desired .pdf file is opened when I click on the specific feature. If that layer is then ...
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All LGAs for Australia in KML or KMZ format

Can somebody please show me where to find a KML or KMZ file that includes the digital boundaries for all Local Government Areas in Australia?
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gdal_translate GeoTIFF to KMZ results in transparent image

I know this has been asked before but I have tried just about every post I've found and nothing seems to work. I have a GeoTIFF where areas outside the dataset have been set to nodata When I open the ...