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!)

14 articles in this collection
Written by Shaun MacIntosh, Tim Liu, and Jara Villanueva

How to convert .TXT to GeoTIFF

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

TIFF/JPEG to JPEG or TIFF

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

How to convert between GeoTIFF and GRD

GRD file format, DEM file types
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
Written by Jara Villanueva
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.
Written by Jara Villanueva
Updated over a week ago