MBTiles is a file format developed by MapBox for storing map tiles in a SQLite database. For more details see format specification on GitHub.


In MapSurfer.NET, MBTiles tile cache operates with the following configuration parameters:

Parameter NameValue TypeDescriptionRequired
PathStringDetermines a path to the the file.Yes
PasswordStringThe user's password to connect.No
PoolingBooleanEnables pooling mode. Default value is False.No
NameStringThe plain-english name of the tileset.Yes
VersionIntegerThe version of the tileset, as a plain number.Yes
TypeStringThe type of a the tilset; either overlay or baselayer.Yes
FormatStringThe image file format of the tile data: png or jpg.Yes
DescriptionStringAdditional information about the tileset.No