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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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GPX Points to Line with speed

I am trying to use the tool here, which converts GPX points into a line with the speed. I get an error that my gpx file is not formatted correctly. What am I doing wrong? I also included a ...
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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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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 ...
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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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How to convert SHP to GPX or to JSON?

I would like to convert the tree inventory shape files of London (Canada) into a GPX file and if possible into a JSON file. You can download the archive from their Open Data website. It contains the ...
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Geopaparazzi Export

I've been using geopaparazzi to collect some data in the field. During the collection I use the notes option to store some valuable information. But after the export of the data in gpx, there is no ...
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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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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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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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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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Windows script/application to convert GPX to KML? [duplicate]

OSRM seems to have everything I need to draw bicycle routes, but it only exports routes as GPX while the smartphone application I use only supports KML. Does someone know if there's a Windows script ...
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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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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 to create a 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 can I edit gpx tracks, property timestamp and waypoints?

I know that seems to be a boring already question asked (I hope not too much). I want to reconstruct the historical movements of a military regiment. I am looking for a publisher, in the end I wish a ...
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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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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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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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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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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 clean/edit GPX (tracks) files recorded from GPS device?

During a long trip, I have recorded tracks of my journey with the GPS of my smartphone. I have ended up with about 30 GPX datafiles. Now that I am back, I am trying to draw a map of this trip. I ...
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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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Simply editting timestamps for gpx file

I have recieved a gpx file for a track I rode last week with someone. Most of the track we rode together, but 2 parts he was faster than me. To avoid incorrect personal records in strava, I would like ...
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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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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 calculate the track length of GPX files with PostGIS?

I am trying to calculate the length of a GPX track. The original GPS data looks like this: <?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8' standalone='yes' ?> <gpx ...
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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 ...
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How to build a geographic database of GPS logs?

On our aerial wildlife surveys we typically generate dozens of GPX files, and usually convert most of them into shapefiles for display in a GIS application. GPX files are a terrific way of keeping all ...
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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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Truly lossless TopoJSON / keep all coordinates in TopoJSON

I'm displaying GPX traces on a Leaflet map. I'm using TopoJSON to drastically reduce file size, which works pretty well. My problem is the following : I want to be able to display altitude and ...