Import or load GeoPackage files


GeoPackage is an open, standards-based, platform-independent, portable, self-describing and compact format for the transfer of geospatial information. A new data provider that allows you to read GeoPackage files has recently been added in ‘Spatial Manager’ (CAD and Desktop versions)

Related videos: AutoCAD / BricsCAD / ZWCAD / Desktop

The GeoPackage Encoding Standard describes a set of conventions for storing geospatial data within an SQLite database, and governs the rules and requirements of content stored in a GeoPackage container. It includes table definitions, integrity assertions, format limitations, and content constraints

New GeoPackage 'Spatial Manager' data provider (click to enlarge)

New GeoPackage ‘Spatial Manager’ data provider (click to enlarge)

The new GeoPackage ‘Spatial Manager’ data provider will allow you to import into your drawings (AutoCAD, BricsCAD, ZWCAD) or load/import into your SPM maps (Desktop) graphic elements and attached data tables directly from GeoPackage files (*.gpkg) or by defining a SPM User Data Source that will enable you to save some parameters such as the database password (if any)

Learn more about configuring User Data Sources in the ‘Spatial Manager’ technical Wiki:

Note: User Data Sources functionality is available in the Standard and Professional editions only


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