Survey Solutions offline maps may be prepared in any of the following formats:
|ESRI tile package.||*.tpk||raster||USDA Tutorial on creation of TPK tile packages.
ESRI documentation Create Map Tile Package
|ESRI mobile map package.||*.mmpk||raster||ESRI tutorial on creating MMPK mobile map packages.|
|GeoTIFF||*.tiff||raster||OGC GeoTIFF standard
Example file and description (external links).
QGIS tutorial on creation of shapefiles.
ESRI Shapefile Technical Description
*) Shapefiles cannot be uploaded to the headquarters and must be distributed manually to the interviewers' tablets. See shape file overlay.