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Qinsy - File size recommendation

This page contains an overview of the recommended maximum sizes for the different file types used within Qinsy:

  • Database files
  • QPD files
  • Grid files
  • QGF files
    • VOM
    • Line
    • Background
    • Design
  • Image files
    • Geotiff
    • ECW


File typeRecommended maximum size

Maximum

Size

Comments
Database

500 MB

Possible: 2GB

If larger:

  • Risk of reducing performance (Replay/Qimera/FMGT)

QPD250 MBPossible: 1GB

If larger:

  • Risk of reducing performance (Validator/Qimera/FGMT)
Grid

Sounding grid

  • 50 GB

Dynamic (with qpd's)

  • 50 GB

If larger:

  • Cooperative Cleaning
QGF (CAD)
  • 500 MB

  • Decimate (removing and simplifying items in the drawing)
    • Try CAD functions to simplify the drawing
  • No Blocks, Large Radius, ARC
  • 50km max. suggested distance from working area
  • Delete layers that are not used or empty


Image files

Geotiff Distance:

  • >10,000 pixels square

Size:

  • no limit


ECW Distance:

  • 1000km2

Size:

  • 100 GB

Dependent on Geodetic location.

If Geotiff deformed/misplaced:

  • Decrease size (divide into several Geotiffs)
  • Create ECW instead of Geotiff