For some time now it is possible to load SpatiaLite data layers in QGIS. It is read only though, any changes will need to be saved as shapefile.
There is a Spatialite manager plugin, which offers an interface to the database, with table view, table information, preview of the map, import of dbf files and a very basic SQL editor. Unfortunately, it doesn’t offer what I would consider a key function, the option to upload layers to the Spatialite database.
This gap has now been filled by the QGIS plugin QSpatialite. Continue reading “New spatialite plugin for QGIS”