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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Trouble Converting from a shp. to gpx file and up loading to GPS

Currently I have a series of random points within a shapefile that I would like to upload to my GPS. Every time I try to upload the points via "Save file" it come up with an error message (posted ...
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Load multiple GPX files to Leaflet map

Considering I have a folder that contains multiple .gpx tracks, my objective is to show each of them in a single leaflet map. Then I would personalize thing like tooltips of each track, the color for ...
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How to extract the speed from a .gpx file?

Sometimes the .gpx file that you obtain from your GPS-Device does not deliver the speed. The file looks like this: [...] <trkpt lat="59.4179482758" lon="3.6870684847"> <ele>518.38</...
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How to set time field when generating a GPX track with Python OGR?

I want to generate a GPX file with Python OGR. In particular I want to generate a tracks (layer of features of OGR type wkbMultiLineString) My script is below. I get the error ERROR 1: No such field: ...
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Generating an image representing inland surface water using QGis and OSM data

I'm trying to generate a raster image representing surface water for a given bounding box. I'm using OpenStreetMaps data as my input for water bodies, and I'm using QGis on Ubuntu to process this data....
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Model to correct .gpx to shapefile

I have created a model that converts .gpx's to shapefiles and changes the projection. Each shapefile has the same output as the .gpx's input. Instead of deleting the original shapefile and renaming ...
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Adding GPX files into Arcmap?

What is the smoothest route, the easiest user experience, to add gpx files to Arcmap? (update) Basically, ideally, I'd like to interact with .gpx with the same facility as .shp, being able drag'n'...
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Importing GPX files into ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop Basic? [duplicate]

I want to import GPX files into ArcMap. There is a good answer What is the simplest method to add GPX files into Arcmap? for version 10.1 using the GPX to Features tool but that is not available in 10....
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Using 'ogr2ogr' algorithm in QGIS to transform SHP to GPX

So I am trying to convert a LineString shapefile into GPX using the 'gdalogr:ogr2ogr' algorithm in a QGIS python plugin. The problem is that I alway get routes instead of tracks, even if I specify ...
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GPX to Feature loses elevation

I have been sent a GPX file to create a trails network on arcgis. When I run the GPX to Feature tool the elevation attributes are all zero, however when I view the GPX file on an online view, there is ...
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Write latlng array to gpx file

So I have this small application that stores some GPS values along a route as var position = [lat, lng, height] objects in an array. Now I would like to export this array as a .gpx file. I ...
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Automating batch load of multiple GPX files into PostGIS

I've got 50+ GPX files that I would like to "batch load" into a PostGIS database. All of the track_points data would be loaded into a "track_points" table (with typical GPS fields like lat, long, ...
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How can I manipulate the timestamps in a GPX file?

I have a GPS tracked stored in a GPX file. Now I'm looking for a tool that allows me to set the start time of the track and the duration, and the tool should automatically evenly distribute the ...
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How do I add elevation data to a GeoJSON line from a GPX file?

I understand that elevation can be added as an optional third value in Coordinates (lat, long, elev) in a geojson file, but I can't find a way to actually do that from a gpx file. I've used ogr2ogr to ...
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Openlayers 3 GPX Shape issue

I've been working to incorporate GPX file handling within my application with a pretty good degree of success but have just encountered an issue which I don't know how to solve. When drag/dropping a ...
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After converting .shp to .gpx, there seems to be no content in the .gpx

I tried to convert .shp files into .gpx using QGIS. Originally, the .shp were in the Swiss Coordinates (CH190) but I've changed them into WGS. I can load the .gpx into QGIS which works really fine. ...
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QGIS problem with positions of imported waypoints

I'm a newbie to QGIS. The waypoint data was collected on a Garmin etrex legend H, with the grid set to OSGB36. Using Garmin's Basecamp software, I saved the waypoints as a gpx file (also xml etc ...
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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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Creating polyline-based “heatmap” from GPS tracks?

This winter I am planning to track my downhill skiing/snowboarding using a GPS. Most of my riding will occur at the same resort. I would like to be able to create a sort of "heatmap" that shows the ...
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How do I convert a GPX to SHP with extended properties?

I have a GPX file containing trackpoints, similiar to the following: <trkpt lat="12.34567890" lon="-12.34567890"> <ele>250.100000</ele> <time>2016-06-03T13:09:...
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Plot GPX on topographic map with no labels

I am trying to plot a path from a GPX file on a topographic map with as few labels as possible. I've played around with a handful of both online and desktop solutions, but it seems that I either don't ...
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Software or script for Batch Shapefile to GPX

I am looking for a software that does batch processing of shapefiles to GPX files. I have seen many including Arcmap that will batch gpx to shapefiles but none vice versa. I currently am using DNR ...
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Parse and load GPX into database? [closed]

Having a PostgreSQL database, with the following tables: CREATE EXTENSION postgis; DROP TABLE IF EXISTS trips CASCADE; DROP TABLE IF EXISTS locations CASCADE; CREATE TABLE IF NOT EXISTS trips ( ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Is there a way to export a point layer from QGIS to a csv file?

I have saved waypoints from my Garmin as gpx and have successfully imported them into QGIS. Is there a way to now export the layers into a csv file with coordinates? I've tried the export to csv but ...
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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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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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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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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 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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How to batch convert Garmin GDB to GPX?

I need to convert a lot of garmin GDB files to GPX in order to convert it to another vector format. Is there any tools available can do a batch convert from garmin GDB files to GPX? Using MapSource ...
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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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Windows desktop application that allows to visualize, edit, download, upload and convert GPX files?

I am looking for a simple application that will allow me to visualize GPX data, edit and create new GPX tracks, areas and points and download/upload GPX data to and from devices. This application ...
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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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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 latency-...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Getting length data from GPX files within QGIS

I just got a Garmin etrex and promptly took it for a hike. I can get the path and the trackpoints into QGIS with no issue. However, I cannot figure out how to get the distance between the ...