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Questions tagged [gpx]

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 plot elevation charts from a GPX file that has elevation data

Is there a service or package that converts a GPX file into an elevation chart? I need either a CLI, a Web API, or a library/other software that could be wrapped up as a small service. The GPX ...
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GPS file categorizer

Do you know a software tool that can categorize/group GPS track files based on the location of its points? I need a tool (standalone executable, script or QGIS extension) which I can feed a list of ...
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Export selected lines as GPX

I have created an option in my Leaflet.js web map that exports clicked lines as GPX, but it is just exports only the last clicked line. I need to export all clicked/highlighted/selected lines in one ...
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Software Recommendations: make a flyover video from GPX log? [closed]

I m trying to make a video similar to this (at 53 seconds): https://youtu.be/OEU5BCZV6Sc?t=53 from GPX logs we have from our drone. Google Earth Pro software doesn't allow nearly enough customization, ...
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Converting Point Feature to Latitude/Longitude Coordinate and GPX?

I drew a point feature using the draw tool in ArcMap on a map in an area of interest. I am now interested in extracting the actual latitude/longitude of this point in geographic space so I can ...
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Converting GPX data stored in CSV into geography data type (WKB or WKT)?

I have a CSV that contains some data relating to hikes undertaken by various people. For each hike, there is an ID, max_elevation, length, start_time, end_time, and GPX field (along with some other ...
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Generate a GPX file that matches a road network from an imported drawing

I'm looking for a tool that'll help create a GPX file which will help me run a track and create "GPS Art" or "GPS Drawing". I would like to draw simple shapes, like animals or texts by following a ...
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Simple workflow for a GPX track export from GIS data, avoiding illogical geometry (on QGIS)?

GPX exports from GIS information are difficult, because a normal dataset - made of a number of separate line features - does not specify the order in which lines should be interpreted. A good GPX ...
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Find the theoretically fastest route based on many partially overlapping GPX tracks

Between the points A and Z in a city, there are several possible routes that may partially overlap or cross at crossroads (such as A→B→C→D→Z, A→J→C→D→Z, A→K→C→L→Z, A→M→N→L→Z, etc.). This may be ...
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Is there a program to read all the data contained in a waypoint in a .gpx track file and assign it to a variable?

This is related to geodata. I am a plant explorer and go into Ecuador and Peru looking for new species of plants. I take close to 1000 pictures each time I go, and I use a Garmin Oregon GPS device ...
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GPS waypoints are giving me different coordinates once transformed into proper coordinate system?

I recently went and collected some waypoints with a GPS that is in NAD27 UTM16N. After uploading the GPX file into QGIS, I saved it as an ESRI shapefile, and changed the CRS from WGS84 to NAD27 UTM16N....
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How to export a GPX that is ingestable by the ridecommand.polaris.com GPX import?

I am attempting to export a GPX file from a PostgreSQL line table to a GPX file using QGIS and/or OGR. And then upload that to https://ridecommand.polaris.com. For the most part, this seems to be ...
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How to show only selected features in ArcGIS Story Map

Is there a method to show only a select number of features within a layer in an ArcGIS Story Map? I have to add a .GPX file to a Map Journal style Story Map and am unable to do any processing on it. ...
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Merge <trk>'s into one?

I have a GPX file that contains multiple < trk > sections that follow each other. Is there a Windows application that will join them into a single < trk > section? I tried GPSBabel, and ...
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Automating conversion from .SHP to .GPX for thousands of shapefiles?

I am looking for a way to automate conversion from .Shp to .Gpx. I know how to save a shapefile into gpx in a layer, but it would take too much time to do 1 by 1 as we might receive thousands of ...
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Auto generating waypoints to a GPX file along track (hiking path - not as crow flies)

I have used Google Maps to build a list of waypoints for a trail I want to hike but the waypoints are simply my start, end and maybe a couple of points of interest for my day and any campgrounds along ...
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How to convert KML file to GPX or GNX? [closed]

I have to select manually the areas of extraction from SAS Planet
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GPSBabel KML document has incorrect name

I'm using GPSBabel to convert GPX tracks in a directory to KML linestrings using the following: @ECHO OFF setlocal for %%i in (C:\Users\...\*.gpx) do ( gpsbabel.exe -t -i gpx -o kml,points=0 %...
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Merging bunch of tracks into fewer?

The following OverpassTurbo query for train routes in Sicily, Italy, returns ten's of tiny tracks: [out:json][timeout:25]; //Sicily: 39152 rel(39152);map_to_area -> .searchArea; ( node["...
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Get a gps navigatable file from a Google map available on a website

I am trying to download this - http://googlemapkml.publishpath.com/Websites/googlemapkml/files/Content/5880032/GEDriving66.htm - map on to my phone. My end goal is to be able to drive on this route, ...
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Compress GPX file

I have a .gpx file with a size of about 20MB. I want to load this file into a bicycle navigation application but somehow the file seems to be tool large. Are there ways to compress the file? In QGIS ...
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GPX Track Information - time stamp of track

I'm working with *.gpx data to see how long certain bus lines are and to have a time stamp from bus stop to bus stop. So, I know I can import these tracks into QGIS quite easily, but when I do this, ...
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Convert CSV GPS Logs to GPX on Android (GPSBabel on Android)

I bought a GPS Logger - a small device that will, while turned on, log the GPS Coordinates to a SD card every second. It has no display and no other UI than 3 buttons and a couple of LEDs. The Device ...
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How to add global parameters to Geojson in QGIS?

I have gpx data geojson like below: {"type": "FeatureCollection","features": [ {"type": "Feature","properties":{"time":"2018-03-15T12:22:17.293Z","provider":"network","time_long":"1521116537293","...
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Problems when converting KML files to GPX

Looking at the KML and the GPX file that I created (in QGIS through 'Save as'), in QGIS it looks as if the lines are all right (picture 1), but when I open it in another type of GPS program like ...
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Display GPX file on a GPSmap 62s GPS device

I have to do a regular survey and for that I have produced a grid on QGIS 3.0 (Girona) After producing the (vector) grid I save it as a GPX file (as proposed) I Saw that the GPX_USE_EXTENSIONS ...
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GPX file not converting using ArcToolbox

I have a number of .gpx files that I want to convert so that they can be viewed in ArcGIS. When I have tried using the ArcToolbox 'convert from GPS' tool, it has previously worked. Recently however, ...
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How to convert UTM to gpx in QGIS

I have a problem to convert UTM datasets in to a .gpx file. The dataset (800 sets) is like this:Name Number (Zone East North for UTM) Adam-Riese-Strasse 40 (32U 5550307,25 475061, 14). After importing ...
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Does a GPX file contain infomation of the track color?

I am trying to open a gpx file in Qgis, with works just fine. the problem however is that it contains multply tracks. When I walk my tracks in the app "Galileo", I give the tracks specific colors. Can ...
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QGIS: How to plot a GPS track color-coded by the altitude (or any other value like speed, …)?

I have GPX files recorded from various treks. I want to plot them on a QGIS map and have the color of each track segment modified by the altitude recorded. An idea of the result I am looking for is ...
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QGIS GPX to Area and Perimeter

For a test I'm looking to a way to get the added/extendet geometry columns ( Vector menu -> Geometry Tools -> Export/Add geometry columns) for a GPX file. The function Export/Add geometry columns ...
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Generate GPX file from GoogleMap url

I need to create a C# application takes a Google Map Url like this: https://www.google.it/maps/dir/40.7191523,-74.0123231/40.7087892,-74.010857/40.7082982,-73.9994353/@40.7123687,-74.0111298,15.33z/...
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How can I finish my incomplete GPX tracks?

I have some incomplete GPS recordings. For whatever reason, the tracks weren't recorded , so there are some gaps in it. I could easily use the satellite images using QGIS software. So I would like ...
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Putting gps waypoints into QGIS? [duplicate]

I've taken multiple gps waypoints and I'm hoping to put them into some sort of GIS program (atm I have GQIS as that was recommended to me) to look at them in map form, but how do I get them there? I ...
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QGIS shapefiles to a Magellan GPS [closed]

I've got some shapefiles that I want to be able to turn into maps on a hand held GPS (Magellan Explorist 350H). So far I've had no success trying to convert the files to gpx and upload that way. I've ...
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Converting GPX timestamps to different format for ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm trying to figure out an easy or efficient way to convert the timestamps contained in GPX files to a different timestamp. I have data for air quality levels saved in an excel spreadsheet and want ...
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Merge consecutive GPX tracks?

Is there a (Windows) application that takes multiple, consecutive tracks, and merge them into a single GPX file? I tried deadware "GPS Track Editor", but neither Merge nor Join did the trick:
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convert kml to gpx programmatically or with a command

I have a KML file I downloaded from Google Maps "My Maps". This KML has many layers, each layer with many POIs. I would like to convert the KML with tools like ogr2ogr from the GDAL library or some ...
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Write time stamp for .gpx in R

I am in the process of editing gpx files and need to write the files back to .gpx in order to put them in a GPS unit. Basically, I am cleaning up some data and removing some track points. However, ...
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Computing the similarity between tracks

I need a way of comparing two tracks (they will most likely be GPX files), i.e., 2 arrays of lat-longs. I need to write some code that will compare the two arrays and give me a measure of how close ...
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Exported GPX shows reference points in Google Earth

My gpx files show reference numbers in Google Earth. I have been exporting gpx files from single part ESRI shapefiles. The files work fine, only they show some sort of reference Points in Google ...
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Adding more waypoints to GPX file?

I have some GPX data for flights I've taken, but the waypoints are very intermittent - often times 100's of km apart. I have an app called Fog of the World which I use as a hobby to track the places ...
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QGIS crashes when downloading GPX files

I've been working on converting GPX files to GEOJSON and using them for analysis, so I make use of the QGIS plugin "GPS TOOLS". Thus far every time I attempt to download the files, the program crashes....
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Automate conversion from SHP to GPX file with Python

I've been trying to establish a method whereby I can automatically convert a shapefile to a GPX file using python, but having terrible luck in doing so. Currently the only method that i've come ...
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Importing .gpx/.shp file via ogr2ogr into postgis db

I have a file with lines that make up the european coastline, and I'm trying to import it into my database. This is what I tried: ogr2ogr -f "PostgreSQL" PG:"host=localhost user=postgres password=...
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Tool to only keep POIs X kms from a route?

Archie's Campings offers a pretty thorough list of campsites in Europe. Problem is, files are only country-size, so the number of waypoints is overwhelming (Here's the UK for instance). To plan bike ...
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Uploading shapefile onto Garmin GPS, and displaying it over basemap?

I have a roads shapefile layer in ArcMap and I want to be able to view it on my Garmin64st. Ideally, it would be overlaid on a basemap so I would always be able to see it. It seems like that means I ...
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Importing extension data from GPX files?

I have a Garmin GPS that does handy things like waypoint averaging which is very useful in my situation where much of my data collection happens under heavy canopy in deep gullies which leads to ...
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Merging tracks from multiple GPX files into a single track?

I'd lke to merge multiple tracks from multiple GPS files into a single track in a single GPX file. I tried the Merge option in Gps Track Editor and GPSBabel, to no avail: In both cases, I end up with ...
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Why are some GPX routes funny-looking?

When opening GPX routes I found on the Net, sometimes, they look like this in eg. RideWithGPS, but are displayed OK in Google My Maps or GPSVisualizer: Incidently, GpsTrackEditor triggers a warning: "...