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Information about PBF file format

Name PBF
Full name Protocolbuffer Binary Format
File extension .pbf
MIME type
Developed by Google
Type of format
Description PBF Format ("Protocolbuffer Binary Format") is primarily an alternative to the XML format. It is about half of the size of a gzipped planet and about 30% smaller than a zipped planet. It is also about 5x faster to write than a gzipped planet and 6x faster to read than a gzipped planet. In addition, the format was designed to support future extensibility and flexibility.
Technical details
Associated programs OpenStreetMaps
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    🔺 How to convert Document files to PBF?
    Choose files and upload them on the page. Select "to PBF" and click "Convert". After a few seconds, you can download PBF files.
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    Upload your PBF-file on the page. Select target format and click "Convert". PBF conversion takes a few seconds.
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