[OSGeo Africa] Formats for sharing map data with Google Earth

Howard Frederick simbamangu at gmail.com
Fri Sep 11 02:22:03 PDT 2015

My Google Earth Pro certainly won't open .gml or .geojson files directly -
but QGIS can work with both of those and save as .kml with a right-click on
the layer.

On 11 September 2015 at 11:54, Charles Rethman <rethman at me.com> wrote:

> Just a quick question on map formats — will Google Earth accept geoJSON or
> GML map data? Also, does ArcGIS accept these formats as well? I ask this as
> I don’t have these two packages installed but have a piece of work where I
> will have to share my output with people who don’t necessarily use these
> wonderful open standards (I am especially partial to geoJSON).
> Thanks a lot, QGIS/PostGIS still rocking my world!
> Charles Rethman
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