File Formats and Outputs

Converting between formats so that you can get the most out of Propeller (and save money on getting us to do stuff!)

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19 articles in this collection
Written by Tim Liu, Shaun MacIntosh, Jonathan Perkins and 3 others

How to insert JPEG orthophotos in Civil 3D

Learn how to insert JPEG orthophotos in Civil 3D
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Written by Brent Dargantes
Updated over a week ago

How to convert SHP to GeoTIFF

Learn how to convert SHP files to geoTIFF using QGIS
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Written by Jonathan Perkins
Updated over a week ago

Export custom outputs

Export a selection of your site in a number of common file formats for use with other software
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Written by Chris Illuk
Updated over a week ago

How to generate tfw world files for GeoTIFFs with QGIS

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Written by Bea Gana
Updated over a week ago

How to downscale JPEGs with QGIS

Learn how to resize your JPEG if the file available for download is too large for use with your software
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Written by Bea Gana
Updated over a week ago

How to convert .TXT to GeoTIFF

This article will walk you through converting a .TXT point cloud file to a GeoTIFF using Global Mapper
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Written by Shaun MacIntosh
Updated over a week ago

Converting KML/KMZ on ellipsoid height (local grid) using TBC

kml, kmz, ellipsoid height, local grid
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Written by Tim Liu
Updated over a week ago

How to convert from .LAZ to .LAS

Learn how to convert point cloud file from .LAZ to .LAS
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Written by Jonathan Perkins
Updated over a week ago

How to convert .CSV to .KML using QGIS

A guide in converting GCP data in .csv format to .kml using QGIS
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Written by Jonathan Perkins
Updated over a week ago

Types of Data Overlays

Learn how to make the most of your data overlays, either as a design surface or KML overlay
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Written by Jonathan Perkins
Updated over a week ago

How to convert DWG/DXF to KML with QGIS

How to convert DWG/DXF to KML using QGIS so that you can easily upload it into Propeller.
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Written by Tim Liu
Updated over a week ago

How to convert .TIFF to .XYZ

Learn how to convert your Digital Elevation Model (.TIFF) to .XYZ file
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Written by Jonathan Perkins
Updated over a week ago

How to convert .LAS/.LAZ to .XYZ

Learn how to convert your point cloud (.las/.laz file) to .xyz file using CloudCompare
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Written by Jonathan Perkins
Updated over a week ago

TIFF/JPEG to JPEG or TIFF

Converting JPEG-compressed TIFFs (Propeller standard download) to JPEG files or uncompressed TIFFs (to open with AutoDesk/Civil 3D)
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Written by Tim Liu
Updated over a week ago

How to create Contour files (DWG/DXF/SHP) from DEM (GeoTIFF)

Learn how to create contour files from a DEM using QGIS and Global Mapper.
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Written by Jonathan Perkins
Updated over a week ago

How to convert DWG/DXF to KML with Global Mapper

How to convert DWG/DXF to KML using Global Mapper so that you can easily upload it into Propeller.
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Written by Jonathan Perkins
Updated over a week ago

How to convert between GeoTIFF and GRD

GRD file format, DEM file types
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Written by Tim Liu
Updated over a week ago

How to convert DWG/DXF to GeoTIFF

Learn how to convert DWG/DXF to GeoTIFF using Global Mapper
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Written by Jonathan Perkins
Updated over a week ago

File Type Definition: What is a KML?

This article gives a short description of KML data type and the applications that can be used for it.
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Written by Jonathan Perkins
Updated over a week ago