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en:help:v2:maps:file-based-select [2018/10/11 22:30]
alpinequest [Which file-based map formats are supported by the application?]
en:help:v2:maps:file-based-select [2019/10/20 18:04]
alpinequest [Which file-based map formats are supported by the application?]
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-^ Supported file-based map formats ​ ^  ​Read on-the-fly ​ ^  ​Import in ''​*.pgd'' ​ ^  Read elevations ​ ^ +^ Supported file-based map formats ​ ^  ​Read on-the-fly ​ ^  ​Import in ​''​*.pgd'' ​ ^  Read elevations ​ ^ 
-| **AlpineQuest Map (''​*.aqm''​)** \\ Raster map format that can be created with [[http://​mobac.sourceforge.net/​|MOBAC]] \\ (free and multi-plateform map creator, [[en:​help:​aqm|see a tutorial here]]) and \\ [[http://​www.the-thorns.org.uk/​mapping/​|MAPC2MAPC]] (able to convert a wide range of map formats, ​ \\ free and commercial versions available) ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes  |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | +| **AlpineQuest Map** (''​***.aqm**''​) \\ Raster map format that can be created with [[http://​mobac.sourceforge.net/​|MOBAC]] \\ (free and multi-plateform map creator, [[en:​help:​aqm|see a tutorial here]]) and \\ [[http://​www.the-thorns.org.uk/​mapping/​|MAPC2MAPC]] (able to convert a wide range of map formats, ​ \\ free and commercial versions available) ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes  |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | 
-| **AplineQuest Map (''​*.pgd''​)** \\ Fast raster map format created by the application when \\ importing ​maps from other formats. ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes  |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | +| **AplineQuest Map** (''​***.pgd**''​) \\ Fast raster map format created by the application when importing ​\\ maps from other formats. ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes  |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | 
-| **OGC GeoPackage Map (''​*.gpkg''​)**<​sup>​1</​sup>​ \\ Open, non-proprietary and platform-independent data format \\ for geographic information system defined by the Open Geospatial Consortium. It supports multiple layers and map projections. ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes<​sup>​1</​sup> ​ |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | +| **OGC GeoPackage Map** (''​***.gpkg**''​)<​sup>​1</​sup>​ \\ Open, non-proprietary and platform-independent data format \\ for geographic information system defined by the Open Geospatial Consortium. It supports multiple layers and map projections. ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes<​sup>​1</​sup> ​ |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | 
-| **MemoryMap QuickChart Map (''​*.qct''​)**<​sup>​2</​sup>​ \\ Commercial and proprietary widespread raster map format. ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes<​sup>​2</​sup> ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes  |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | +| **MemoryMap QuickChart Map** (''​***.qct**''​)<​sup>​2</​sup>​ \\ Commercial and proprietary widespread raster map format. ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes<​sup>​2</​sup> ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes<​sup>​2</​sup> ​ ​| ​ {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | 
-| **OziExplorer Map (''​*.map''​ + ''​*.ozf2'' ​or ''​*.ozfx3''​)**<​sup>​3</​sup>​ \\ Commercial and proprietary widespread raster map format. ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes<​sup>​3</​sup> ​ |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | +| **OziExplorer Map** (''​***.map**''​ + ''​***.ozf2**''​/''​***.ozfx3**''​)<​sup>​3</​sup>​ \\ Commercial and proprietary widespread raster map format. ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes<​sup>​3</​sup> ​ |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  ​| ​ {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | 
-| **MBTiles Raster Maps (''​*.mbtile''​)**<sup>4</​sup>​ \\ Open source raster map format for storing arbitrary tiled data.  |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes<​sup>​4</​sup> ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes<​sup>​4</​sup> ​ |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | +| **OziExplorer Calibrated Image** (''​***.map**''​ + ''​***.jpg**''/''​***.png**''/''​***.bmp**''/''​***.gif**''/​ \\ ''​***.webp**''/''​***.heic**''/''​***.heif**''​)<​sup>​4</​sup>​ \\ Maps created from calibrated images.\\ Images with a size up to 2018px × 2018px can be read on-the-fly. ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes<​sup>​4</​sup> ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes<​sup>​4</​sup> ​ ​| ​ {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | 
-| **RMaps SQLite Maps (''​*.sqlitedb''​)** \\ Simple raster map format using a SQLite database to store \\ image tiles. ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes  |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes  |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | +| **MBTiles Raster Maps** (''​***.mbtile**''​)<​sup>​5</​sup>​ \\ Open source raster map format for storing arbitrary tiled data.  |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes<​sup>​5</​sup> ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes<​sup>​5</​sup> ​ |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | 
-| **XYZ Zip Maps (''​*.zip''​)** \\ Zipped raster tiles following the [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​OpenStreetMap|OpenStreetMaps]] tile server ​\\ specification. Root folder must be called "''​XYZ/''",​ next sub-level ​\\ must contain "''​z''"​ values, then next sub-level "''​x''"​ values. ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes  |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | +| **RMaps SQLite Maps** (''​***.sqlitedb**''​) \\ Simple raster map format using a SQLite database to store image tiles. ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes  |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes  |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | 
-| **TMS Zip Maps (''​*.zip''​)** \\ Zipped raster tiles following the [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Tile_Map_Service|Tile Map Service]] tile server ​\\ specification. Root folder must be called "''​TMS/''",​ next sub-level ​\\ must contain "''​z''"​ values, then next sub-level "''​x''"​ values. ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes  |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | +| **XYZ Zip Maps** (''​***.zip**''​) \\ Zipped raster tiles following the [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​OpenStreetMap|OpenStreetMaps]] tile server specification. ​\\ Root folder must be called "''​XYZ/''",​ next sub-level must contain "''​z''"​ values, ​\\ then next sub-level "''​x''"​ values. ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes  |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | 
-| **Google Earth Overlays (''​*.kml'',​ ''​*.kmz''​)** \\ Raster map format that can be easily created from \\ geo-positioned images using Google Earth. ​ |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes<​sup>​5</​sup>​ \\ [[en:​help:​v2:​maps:​file-based-import-kmz|see here]]  |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | +| **TMS Zip Maps** (''​***.zip**''​) \\ Zipped raster tiles following the [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Tile_Map_Service|Tile Map Service]] tile server specification. ​\\ Root folder must be called "''​TMS/''",​ next sub-level must contain "''​z''"​ values, ​\\ then next sub-level "''​x''"​ values. ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes  |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | 
-| **SRTM data file (''​*.hgt''​)** \\ Binary format containing elevation data for an area \\ of 1 square degree. Both 1-arc-second and 3-arc-second ​\\ resolutions are supported. ​ |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes \\ [[en:​help:​v2:​elevations|see here]]  |+| **Google Earth Image Overlays** (''​***.kml**'',​ ''​***.kmz**''​)<​sup>​4</​sup> ​\\ Raster map format that can be easily created from geo-positioned ​\\ images using Google Earth. ​ |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes<​sup>​4</​sup>​ \\ [[en:​help:​v2:​maps:​file-based-import-kmz|see here]] ​ |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | 
 +| **Plain images** (''​***.jpg**'',​ ''​***.png**'',​ ''​***.bmp**'',​ ''​***.gif**'',​ ''​***.webp**'',​ ''​***.heic**'',​ ''​***.heif**''​)<​sup>​4</​sup>​ \\ Create maps from images by using the application built-in calibration \\ tool.  |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes<​sup>​4</​sup>​ \\ [[en:​help:​v2:​maps:​file-based-calibrate|see here]]  |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | 
 +| **SRTM data file** (''​***.hgt**''​) \\ Binary format containing elevation data for an area of 1 square degree. ​\\ Both 1-arc-second and 3-arc-second resolutions are supported. ​ |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes \\ [[en:​help:​v2:​elevations|see here]]  |
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 <​sup>​1. Vector features are not supported.</​sup>​\\ <​sup>​1. Vector features are not supported.</​sup>​\\
-<​sup>​2. ​Newer ''​*.qc3"'' ​maps and encrypted maps are not supported.</​sup>​\\+<​sup>​2. ​QC3 (''​*.qc3''​and encrypted maps are not supported.</​sup>​\\
 <​sup>​3. Some ''​*.ozfx3''​ and newer ''​*.ozfx4''​ maps are not supported (compatible with Img2Ozf 3.03 and older, MapMerge 1.15 and older).</​sup>​\\ <​sup>​3. Some ''​*.ozfx3''​ and newer ''​*.ozfx4''​ maps are not supported (compatible with Img2Ozf 3.03 and older, MapMerge 1.15 and older).</​sup>​\\
-<​sup>​4. ​Vector tiles are not supported.</​sup>​\\ +<​sup>​4. ​Size limits may apply based on your device configuration and Android version. WebP: Android 4.0+, HEIF/HEIC: Android 8.0+.</​sup>​\\ 
-<​sup>​5. ​Android 3.0 or more required.</​sup>​\\+<​sup>​5. ​Vector tiles are not supported.</​sup>​\\
  
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