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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 ​Maps** (''​***.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 ​Maps** (''​***.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 ​Maps** (''​***.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<​sup>​2</​sup> ​ |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | +| **OziExplorer Calibrated Images** (''​***.map**''​ + ''​***.jpg**''/''​***.png**''/''​***.bmp**''/''​***.gif**''/​ \\ ''​***.webp**''/''​***.heic**''/''​***.heif**''​)<​sup>​2,3</​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>​2,3</​sup> ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes<​sup>​2</​sup> ​ |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | 
-| **OziExplorer ​Map** (''​***.map**''​ + ''​***.ozf2**''/''​***.ozfx3**''​)<​sup>​3,4</​sup>​ \\ Commercial and proprietary widespread raster map format. ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes<​sup>​3,4</​sup> ​ |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | +| **OziExplorer ​Maps** (''​***.map**''​ + ''​***.ozf2**''/''​***.ozfx3**''​)<​sup>​4</​sup>​ \\ Commercial and proprietary widespread raster map format. ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes<​sup>​4</​sup> ​ |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | 
-| **OziExplorer Calibrated Image** (''​***.map**''​ + ''​***.jpg**''/''​***.png**''/''​***.bmp**''/''​***.gif**''/​ \\ ''​***.webp**''/''​***.heic**''/''​***.heif**''​)<​sup>​4,5</​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>​4,5</​sup> ​ |  {{:icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} ​Yes<​sup>​4,​5</​sup> ​ ​| ​ {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | +| **CompeGPS Raster Images** (''​***.rmap**''​)<​sup>​2</​sup>​ \\ Commercial and proprietary widespread raster map format.  |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes<​sup>​2</​sup> ​ |  {{:icon_no.gif?​nolink}} ​No  ​| ​ {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | 
-| **CompeGPS Raster Image** (''​***.rmap**''​)<​sup>​4</​sup>​ \\ Commercial and proprietary widespread raster map format. ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes<​sup>​4</​sup> ​ |  {{:icon_no.gif?​nolink}} ​No  ​| ​ {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | +| **MemoryMap QuickChart Maps** (''​***.qct**''​)<​sup>​5</​sup>​ \\ Commercial and proprietary widespread raster map format. ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes<​sup>​5</​sup> ​ |  {{:icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} ​Yes<​sup>​5</​sup> ​ ​| ​ {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | 
-| **MBTiles Raster ​Map** (''​***.mbtile**''​)<​sup>​6</​sup>​ \\ Open source raster map format for storing arbitrary tiled data.  |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes<​sup>​6</​sup> ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes<​sup>​6</​sup> ​ |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | +| **MBTiles Raster ​Maps** (''​***.mbtile**''​)<​sup>​1</​sup>​ \\ Open source raster map format for storing arbitrary tiled data.  |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes<​sup>​1</​sup> ​ |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes<​sup>​1</​sup> ​ |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | 
-| **RMaps SQLite ​Map** (''​***.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  | +| **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  | 
-| **XYZ Zip Map** (''​***.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  | +| **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  | 
-| **TMS Zip Map** (''​***.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  | +| **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  | 
-| **Google Earth Image Overlay** (''​***.kml**'',​ ''​***.kmz**''​)<​sup>​5</​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>​5</​sup>​ \\ [[en:​help:​v2:​maps:​file-based-import-kmz|see here]] ​ |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | +| **GeoTIFF Raster Maps** (''​***.tiff**''​)<​sup>​2</​sup>​ \\ Open, non-proprietary and platform-independent raster \\ image format embedded with georeferencing information. ​ |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes<​sup>​2</​sup> ​ ​| ​ {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | 
-| **Plain ​image** (''​***.jpg**'',​ ''​***.png**'',​ ''​***.bmp**'',​ ''​***.gif**'',​ ''​***.webp**'',​ ''​***.heic**'',​ ''​***.heif**''​)<​sup>​5</​sup>​ \\ Create maps from images by using the application built-in calibration \\ tool.  |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes<​sup>​5</​sup>​ \\ [[en:​help:​v2:​maps:​file-based-calibrate|see here]] ​ |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | +| **Google Earth Image Overlays** (''​***.kml**'',​ ''​***.kmz**''​)<​sup>​3</​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>​3</​sup>​ \\ [[en:​help:​v2:​maps:​file-based-import-kmz|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]] ​ |+| **Plain ​images** (''​***.jpg**'',​ ''​***.png**'',​ ''​***.bmp**'',​ ''​***.gif**'',​ ''​***.webp**'',​ ''​***.heic**'',​ ''​***.heif**''​)<​sup>​3</​sup>​ \\ Create maps from images by using the application built-in calibration \\ tool.  |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  |  {{:​icon_yes.gif?​nolink}} Yes<​sup>​3</​sup>​ \\ [[en:​help:​v2:​maps:​file-based-calibrate|see here]] ​ |  {{:​icon_no.gif?​nolink}} No  | 
 +| **SRTM data files** (''​***.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 ​tiles/features/​items ​are not supported.</​sup>​\\ 
-<​sup>​2. QC3 (''​*.qc3''​) and encrypted maps are not supported.</​sup>​\\ +<​sup>​2. Some encodings, map projection or datum may not be supported, contact us in case of any issue.</​sup>​\\ 
-<​sup>​3. Some ''​*.ozfx3''​ and newer ''​*.ozfx4''​ maps are not supported (compatible with Img2Ozf 3.03 and olderMapMerge 1.15 and older).</​sup>​\\ +<sup>3. Size limits may apply based on your device configuration and Android version. WebP: Android 4.0+, HEIF/HEIC: Android 8.0+.</​sup>​\\ 
-<​sup>​4. Some map projection or datum may not be supported, contact us in case of any issue.</​sup>​\\ +<sup>4. Some ''​*.ozfx3''​ and newer ''​*.ozfx4''​ maps are not supported (compatible with Img2Ozf 3.03 and older, MapMerge 1.15 and older).</​sup>​\\ 
-<sup>5. Size limits may apply based on your device configuration and Android version. WebP: Android 4.0+, HEIF/HEIC: Android 8.0+.</​sup>​\\ +<​sup>​5. QC3 (''​*.qc3''​) and encrypted maps are not supported.</​sup>​\\
-<sup>6Vector tiles are not supported.</​sup>​\\+
  
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