What is GDAL?

GDAL (Geospatial Data Abstraction Library) is a translator library for raster and vector geospatial data formats that is released under an MIT style Open Source License by the Open Source Geospatial Foundation. It’s presents a single raster, and single vector data model.

GDAL Tools

The GDAL Tools plugin offers a GUI to the collection of tools in the Geospatial Data Abstraction Library. This tool helps you to create a contour layer, or a shaded relief from a raster DEM, also you can use for query, re-project, warp and merge a wide variety of raster formats.

List of GDAL Tools in QGIS

GDAL Raster programs

GDAL Vector programs

Tutorial Contents
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