[Qgis-us-user] Importing Satellite Images

James Keener jim at jimkeener.com
Tue Nov 28 18:20:01 PST 2017

You're going to have to explain your problem in more detail.  You
cannot have images in a shape file. Also, I don't think "my own
satellite images" means what I think it means?

If you've georeferenced your images, what is the issue you're facing?


On Tue, Nov 28, 2017 at 7:59 PM, Rithwik Mylavarapu
<my.rithwik at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have georeferenced my images but it is vital for my project to use my own
> satellite images. I have these images in .jpg, .jpw, .prj, .dbf, .fix, .shp,
> and .shx files do you know how I could possibly open these images in QGIS?
> Every time I try to add a vector layer with any of these files it simply
> puts a colored rectangle. I am new to QGIS so I am not completely aware of
> the different ways to open these types of files. Thanks.
> Rithwik
> On Tue, Nov 28, 2017 at 3:51 AM, James Keener <jim at jimkeener.com> wrote:
>> If they're your own images you'll need to georeference them. If they're
>> from another source and have Geo data already, you'll need to know the
>> format and the crs used.
>> Jim
>> On November 27, 2017 11:15:03 PM CST, Rithwik Mylavarapu
>> <my.rithwik at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi I have question about importing satellite images. I have my own
>>> satellite images in shape files, jpeg files, and many other types of files
>>> but I can't figure out how to import them into QGIS. I have searched up and
>>> found out how to import aerial images from the web like google maps and what
>>> not but I have not found how to import my own images. Thanks!
>> --
>> Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.
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