7.5. Format conversions and projections

QGIS provides a variety of different conversion functions between vector and raster data formats similar to other GIS software like ArcGIS (sections 2.2 and 6.7.). The most important plugin for data conversion functions within QGIS is called GDAL Tools, so make sure it is installed and activated (see section 7.1.3.).

7.5.3. Reproject data to a new coordinate reference system (CRS)