GPS eXchange Format is an open non-propietary GPS file format free from license restrictions used to describe waypoints, tracks, and routes. Its tags store location, elevation, and time. Outside of Esri, it is the defacto standard for exchanging GPS data between applications.

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How to attach timestamp to single track (not points) in GPX file

I'm trying to build a Torque visualization with CartoDB based on a GPX file I received from a third-party. Unfortunately, it doesn't seem to be formatted quite right as the trkpts don't have ...
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Creating simple spatial database for loading GPX files? [on hold]

As an absolute beginner in this topic, I am trying to create a spatial database, and then import GPX files. I need it in order to parse those GPX files, and have tables such as "locations" or "stays" ...
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writeOGR R and add an symbol [duplicate]

Sorry this question was closed while I was out of the office because it was unclear. I have added some information to hopefully clarify what I am asking. I wondering if there is a way to add an ...
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How to split a GPX track file into several files of N trackpoints each?

I have some GPX track files, each containing tracks with thousands of trackpoints. I need to split those files into multiple ones, each with 500 (or more, accordingly) points each. Unfortunately I ...
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Recorded track capacity of Garmin eTrex n0 devices

I am interested in purchasing a Garmin eTrex 10 or 20 primarily for geotagging the photos I take on holiday, although I suppose the other features might come in handy as well in the future. When using ...
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Create GPX track in R. writeOGR function

I have a gpx file where someone exported two different activities in two separate locations to a single track. I need to split them and avoid getting the erroneous line in the track layer that ...
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How can I match Geolife traces using TrackMatching or similar tools?

I am working on route prediction and I decide to use realistic trace of moving object, I have choose geolife dataset it is composed of 278 users and every user has its trips presented in GPS or GPX I ...
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Generate 1 shape out of many GPX files

I have many GPX files and i want to show them as layer on mapbox tiles. I managed to create "simple polyline" from gpx and then build GeoJson which include many features. That GeoJson is pretty big, ...
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Error writeOGR using R

I am learning how to use writeOGR to write a GPX file. When I run the line of code I get an error message: Creation of output file failed. Example set of data dput(head(location_information)) ...
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Converting position data created in R to GPX format?

Does anyone know if there is a way to convert position data (latitude and longitude) created in R to GPX format to use with navigation software? I have been searching and havent found an answer. ...
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Convert GPX/KMZ to google maps directions

Is there a way to convert a set of waypoints in a GPX/KMZ file to driving directions suitable for Google Maps. There are numerous sites listing community generated routes which I am unable to load ...
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How to improve GPS recording?

The image shows as example a small loop by car, recorded by two Garmin Dakota 10 devices. It seems both devices have had difficulties caused by the surrounding buildings, the "blue one" seemingly had ...
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Retaining timestamp when saving gpx as shp in QGIS?

I'm somewhat new to QGIS. I used my Garmin GPS unit to record my tracks while collecting plant specimens for a plant inventory. When I collected each plant I noted the time of collection. I want to ...
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What's the best way to visualize hundreds of GPX files?

I'm an amateur GIS enthusiast who maps my runs, hikes and urban explorations all over the place. I have accumulated hundreds of GPX files which I enjoy visualizing in different programs - but all of ...
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GPX: flow Garmin extensions to ArcGIS attribute table

For various reasons I've need to get some of Garmin's waypoint extensions from BaseCamp into ArcMap. Any recommendations for ways of doing this? I can write an XML to CSV converter utility easily ...
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org2ogr PostgreSQL to GPX

I already have found how to import GPX files into PostgreSQL using gdal/org2org. Now I am wondering of dumping into GPX files the results of my modification on dataset stored into PostgreSQL. But I ...
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How to make a line shapefile converted from a gpx track file display over basemaps such as OpenStreetMap?

I have created a line shapefile from a Garmin gpx track file using QGIS 1.12.3 Lyon. Resultant vector file displays properly with other vector shapefiles. Problem is that created vector file (line ...
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QGIS - PYQGIS Import gpx as vector layer

I'm trying to use the python console to import some gpx files as vector layers. When I do it manually I have to choose which layers to add, my options are: I've tried various versions of the code ...
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Displaying colored traces and waypoints

Goal: display map with few routes, which have colored segments. Also displays few waypoints with text + gives option to download few gpx routes and additional text. I see that gpx format has ...
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How to edit a gpx file in a spreadsheet and export the edited table to a new gpx?

I need to edit the date/time and the elevation of many trackpoints in a gpx file. I tried to import the gpx file into an excel spreadsheet using the topografix xsd and the xml import command, but then ...
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Read GPX file from desktop in Openlayers 3

I'm aware that Openlayers 3 has the ability to read and parse gpx files using the drag/drop event and I've incorporated this functionality into my map. What I'd also like to do is give the user the ...
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Get a gpx file from the boundaries of a city

Is it possible to get a gpx file from the boundaries of a city displayed in Google Maps. For example, this boundary: City Boundaries
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Is there a way to change leaflet-gpx style?

I'm using the leaflet-gpx plugin to draw various .gpx files on my map. How can I change the color/style of it? gpxvar[{{loop.index0}}] = new L.GPX("{{url_for('static', filename='gpx/' + r )}}", { ...
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convert a gpx file to a feature class loses ident field

Using the ArcGIS 10.3 gpx to feature tool (GPX To Features (Conversion)) the "ident" field is lost in the translation. DNR Garmin is an option but has limits to the number of points it can process ...
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Subsequent geotagging based on gpx

I would like to geotag my images based on a gpx file: Preconditions: - Images with time codes - Gpx track points (with time codes) Does anyone has a idea how add the images to the track points?
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import error (gpx, kml)

I have problem with gpx and kml files. When I'm trying to import to tablet (simple program for field survey) it appear message: Import error ... file structure is not compliant with the ...
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GeoJSON to GPX with togpx

I have a leaflet map that I use for directions (routing) and I'm trying to convert geoJSON to gpx (for exporting) using the togpx js. Everything works okay and I can see the gpx in my console, but ...
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Add telemetrics to gps file format

I've created my own data file using gps information and loads of sensor data. I'd like to create a gps file which will add this information to the geographic location. Unfortunately most common gps ...
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Animaps does not upload .GPX, alternative sought

I am trying to use the fantastic Animaps. Unfortunately, as stated on its forum, the KML, GPX and TCX upload functions do not work. Does anyone have any familiarity with this site, this problem, or ...
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Graphhopper Map-Matching looses time attribute

I try to use the Graphhopper Map-Matching. My GPX source file looks something like: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <gpx version="1.0" creator="GPSBabel - http://www.gpsbabel.org" ...
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Couldn't add a column to attribute table (GPX layer) | QGIS

Running QGIS 2.10.1 on Ubuntu 14.04 x64. Going to add a column to the attribute table (GPX layer) but couldn't select any type. Then, failed - "Failed to add field 'NameTest' of type. Is the field ...
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Altering gpx data

I am new to this so please be patient. I am working with a series of trail gpx files that I downloaded from the State of Michigan all but four of the files map perfectly. The four that are not, appear ...
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problem with the import of a gpx file in any program

I have difficulties to import one particular gpx file. I got it via email and it displays some tracks. 10 segments and 5500 waypoints. i tried as follow: QGIS, also with GPSBabel Google Earth ...
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Need to combine the lines created by Vector grid in QGIS into one polyline

I am having a fairly specific issue. I am starting off by creating 100m2 squares around specific points on a map by adding a buffer to the point and then using this buffer as the extent for a Vector ...
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How to get all gps points on a road from osm data?

I'm trying to extract gps points on roads in a region. For each road, I need a gps point on that road every 10 meters. I'm aware that Google Map API offer such way points, but due to the ...
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Batch Convert Folder of GPX to SHP in QGis

I have a few GPX files (up to 35 Mb, with a few tracks each one) that I want to convert to SHP. QGis is faster and easiest, than ArcGis to convert GPX tracks to SHP, but is there a way to batch ...
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How can I edit gpx tracks, property timestamp and waypoints?

I want to reconstruct the historical movements of a military regiment. I am looking for a publisher, in the end I wish a gpx file. A priori there is full, yet I find none that corresponds: I need to ...
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How to determine the end of a route from data which come constantly

In data from 24h containing coordinates and timestamp I need to determinate short routes when device was moving in the destination point, coordinates can be near to each other but I can't find point ...
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How to bulk import gpx files to QGIS and merge into a single shapefile?

I am looking to create my own 'heatmap' of all the bike rides I have recorded using the app Strava in QGIS. I have over 450 individual gpx files and would like to merge the track points layers into ...
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How to refine a gpx track and set additional points on existing road network?

I am trying to refine/populate gpx tracks recorded by a GPS device. I would like to add 1 or 2 points between each gpx point recorded and snap these additional points to roads. I am using essentially ...
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GPS Track Editor to crop tracks with select by clicking start and end points [closed]

I'm trying to take a bunch of gps tracks of mountain bike rides and turn this in to a trail map. I want a single track for each trail. I'm looking for an editor that will allow me to select a ...
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GPX to line doesn't work properly in ArcMap?

When I add GPX layers (this one, for example) through the GPX to feature tool in Arcmap, the layer shows up as points logically. Then I try to convert these points to a polyline (in this case bicycle ...
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How to anonymise a gps file?

Imagine you have a GPS trace that you want to make anonymous, in the legal sense. How would you do this? Is snapping to the nearest x distance and stripping out the time enough? Are there ...
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Importing multiple GPX files without selecting waypoints/tracks/… for each file separately using QGIS?

I've got several GPX files. I'd like to import them into a QGIS project. If I'm going with >add Vectorlayer QGIS asks one for each file, which specific parts (waypoints/tracks/...) to load. I'm ...
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How to cut big shapefile into several smaller shapefiles?

I'm converting my shapefiles to gpx files to use them in garmin gps, but if the shapefile is too big, I lose data in the conversion. I get a gpx with holes in and I cannot work with it in the field. ...
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Garmin GPX file, what units are the time values in?

I have a GPX file from a Garmin GPSMap 62s. The GPX file has a time column but the values are in the following format: 42079.98593 This point was collected at around 14:20 on 7/8/2015. I need to ...
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Command-line utility to convert GPX into KML?

I use Cycle.travel to draw cycling routes. However, the Android application I use on my smartphone only supports KML. As an alternative to GPSVisualizer, I tried the command-line utility GPSBabel, ...
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Include <link> in GPX when writing from ogr2ogr

http://www.gdal.org/drv_gpx.html seems to indicate that ogr2ogr should be able to write <link>[1] elements into a GPX file, however when using ogr2ogr to convert from PostGIS to GPX, I get the ...
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PostGIS for GPX analysis

I have GPX trails of vehicles/bikes of a particular city. Meaning, lat/lon, timestamp of bike trails from where a particular bike started and ended at different hours of the day. I have sets of these ...
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Creating polygon geometry using points array

I am parsing an Openstreetmap gpx file which I exported from here. I'm trying to put the data into arcgis geodatabase feature classes. Some of the features in the gpx are points (saved as wpt), while ...