gdalbuildvrt

Build Virtual Datasets from a list of existing datasets.

TLDR

Make a virtual mosaic from all TIFF files contained in a directory

$ gdalbuildvrt [path/to/output.vrt] [path/to/input_directory/*.tif]
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Make a virtual mosaic from files whose name is specified in a text file

$ gdalbuildvrt -input_file_list [path/to/list.txt] [path/to/output.vrt]
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Make a RGB virtual mosaic from 3 single-band input files

$ gdalbuildvrt -separate [path/to/rgb.vrt] [path/to/red.tif}] [path/to/green.tif] [path/to/blue.tif]
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Make a virtual mosaic with blue background colour (RGB: 0 0 255)

$ gdalbuildvrt -hidenodata -vrtnodata "[0 0 255]" [path/to/output.vrt] [path/to/input_directory/*.tif]
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