GDAL/OGR 1.11.0 released

On behalf of the GDAL/OGR development team and community, I am pleased to announce the release of GDAL/OGR 1.11.0. GDAL/OGR is a C++ geospatial data access library for raster and vector file formats, databases and web services. It includes bindings for several languages, and a variety of command line tools.

The 1.11.0 release is a major new feature release with the following highlights:

* New GDAL drivers:
** KRO: read/write support for KRO KOKOR Raw format

* New OGR drivers:
** CartoDB : read/write support
** GME / Google Map Engine : read/write support
** GPKG / GeoPackage : read-write support (vector part of the spec.)
** OpenFileGDB: read-only support (no external dependency)
** SXF: read-only support
** WALK: read-only support
** WasP .map : read-write support

* Significantly improved drivers: GML, LIBKML

* RFC 40: enhanced RAT support

* RFC 41: multiple geometry fields support

* RFC 42: OGR Layer laundered field lookup

* RFC 43: add GDALMajorObject::GetMetadataDomainList() (#5275)

* RFC 45: GDAL datasets and raster bands as virtual memory mapping

* Upgrade to EPSG 8.2 database

More complete information on the new features and fixes in the 1.11.0 release can be found at

The new release can be downloaded from:
* – source as a zip
* – source as .tar.gz
* – test suite
* – documentation / website

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