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Importer and Exporter of MBTiles

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MBUtil

MBUtil is a utility for importing and exporting the MBTiles format.

Installation

Git checkout (requires git)

git clone git://github.com/mapbox/mbutil.git
cd mbutil
./mb-util -h

# then to install the mb-util command globally:
sudo python setup.py install
# then you can run:
mb-util

Python installation (requires easy_install)

easy_install mbutil
mb-util -h

Usage

Export an mbtiles file to files on the filesystem:

mb-util World_Light.mbtiles adirectory

Import a directory into a mbtiles file

mb-util directory World_Light.mbtiles

Requirements

  • Python >= 2.6

Metadata

MBUtil imports and exports metadata as JSON, in the root of the tile directory, as a file named metadata.json.

{
    "name": "World Light",
    "description": "A Test Metadata",
    "version": "3"
}

Authors

  • Tom MacWright (tmcw)
  • Dane Springmeyer (springmeyer)
  • Mathieu Leplatre (leplatrem)
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