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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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Converting QGIS vector layer to single track that can be used in Garmin Basecamp

I would like to export a vector layer from QGIS into a GPX file consisting just of a single track. I can export the layer, which in QGIS shows a cycle route, i.e. a single line, in GPX format. I think ...
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QGIS 25D shapefiles

I do know QGIS doesnt so far make use of 25/3D files, but If I do make use of 3D points from a say GPX file and thereafter, using snap, generate a new polygone shapefile. Will the z-coords be kept ...
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Upload waypoints to OpenStreetMap

I want to upload waypoints recorded in the maps.me app onto openstreetmap.org for further editing. Already tried: Export from maps.me to .kml then conversion to .gpx with QGIS (second try with ...
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Using Magellan Meridian and QGIS GPS Tools

I am using QGIS 2.0.1 on Ubuntu 12.04. I have a Magellan Meridian GPS and I trying to use the GPS Tools plugin to download waypoints to a layer in QGIS. I have successfully used the Gebabbel ...
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GPX route generator for android

I am looking for a free, easy to use android app or mobile friendly website to plan a route and save it in GPX format. So far I have seen https://mapstogpx.com/ which unfortunately does not work with ...
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Does GPS tools plugin change attribute table?

I am using QGIS 3.4.14. To inport a GPX file I usually just drag it on QGIS surface, and there I have my GPX layer with a complete attributes table (ID, elevation, time etc., plus some empty columns). ...
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Writing script to append Multiple GPX Files using ArcPy

I am using ArcMap 10.7. How do I write a script to insert multiple GPX Files as a Feature Class? What I was thinking is batching the files together in to one file and then running the code I ...
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Transfering GPX files from Basecamp to CSV files for use in ArcMap

How do I transfer GPX files from Garmin Basecamp to CSV files for use in ArcMap? I have saved all my points and tracks in Basecamp and now need to plot them on ArcMap.
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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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Import GPX track into existing Line/MultiLineString Layer

I'm working on a project to map utility lines on a small university campus. We have paper maps right now, and we're looking to step into the modern era a little bit. What I currently have set up is ...
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Change measuring frequncy of gpx file

I need to change the measuring interval ("resolution") of tracks in gpx files. The reason is that I want to try a QGIS plugin that requires a specific interval. I took a look at gpsbabel but from ...
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GPX driver not working with vsicurl

I want to access a couple of GPX files online to extract the tracks and waypoints for some feature classes. When I download the files, ogrinfo (version 2.4.1 on a Mac)works fine. ogrinfo /Users/...
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Uploading GPX file to website and displaying it visually

I'd like to create a file upload button and then print the resulting gpx file on the map, could anyone have a look at this code to see where I'm going wrong? body: <form action="/action_page.php"...
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Connecting two line ends in QGIS without resorting to other software

I have two adjacent (ends meet to make one line) polylines in QGIS. I need to properly connect the two ends of the two sections. I've tried the obvious (and less obvious too) but QGIS won't forget ...
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GPX visualiser using JavaScript [closed]

I'm trying to write an HTML page where the user can upload a GPX file and it is then converted into a series of points on a map, using OpenStreetMap. What is the best way to do this? (Using JavaScript)...
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Openlayer 5.3 : select part of gpx/kml [closed]

I created a page where people can upload a gpx or kml file. Openlayers makes this a piece of cake. But now I would like to provide some kind of editing to select a piece of the multilinestring. What ...
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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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Loading a GPX file using OpenLayers 2

I am trying to read a gpx file and add it as a layer to Open Layers. Here is my code snippet osMap = new OpenLayers.Map({ div: "map", maxExtent: extent, resolutions: ...
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Issue creating a GPX file using GeoPandas

I am trying to write a GPX file using GeoPandas and Fiona. gdf = gpd.read_file('data.shp', headesr= None) gdf.to_file('data.gpx', 'GPX') The geodataframe created still having the column names. First ...
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Convert LiDAR GPX to DEM in QGIS?

I'm a water resources engineer with literally zero GIS experience. I'm working as a volunteer on a Engineers Without Borders project delivering safe drinking water to a remote community, where my team ...
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How to split BIG 4GB GPX file into many?

How to split such file into many smaller ones ? It contains around 6 million different routes. I want to split 1 file with 6 million features (line string paths) so I have 6 million features. 1 ...
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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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Fail to upload gpx to Garmin GPS (GPSmap 60CSx) from Linux using gpsbabel CLI

I am trying to upload some gpx data (GPX XML format) to a Garmin GPSmap 60CSx unit using the gpsbabel (v.1.5.4) command line interface for Linux (Ubuntu 18.04). I followed instructions from the ...
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Profile tool and GPS data in QGIS

I am trying to get elevation graph with the Terrain profile tool on my GPS data and can't get it to work. I have GPX file from a drive. I got this imported in QGIS. I have elevation data for each ...
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Easy way to get .gpx into mapInfo 12?

Is there an easy way to get .gpx files pulled from my Garmin GPS60 with MapSource into MapInfo 12? I know I can grab the data as .txt and fiddle with it in Excel first, just wondering if there is ...
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Viewing route in GPX format together with POIs in KMZ format?

I've got a route for an ultra endurance cycling event (1000 miles unsupported) as well as a KMZ file with all of the churches in the country (Denmark). Churches are of great help since they have ...
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What are the standard <type> values for <trkpt> in a GPX file?

From the documentation - https://www.topografix.com/gpx_manual.asp#type, I see one mentioned - "Hiking Trail". In another question's comment, I found out that another possible value is "wptType". ...
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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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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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Generating single GPX File from two feature classes in ArcGIS Pro [closed]

I currently have two feature classes. One is a point feature class consisting of sampling stations for a citizen science project. The second is a line feature class consisting of the route that an ...
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Import OSMAND tracks in QGIS

I would like to import GPS tracks created in osmand to QGIS. First, I exported the tracks in gpx format from OSMand. then I tried using the vector-->GPS tools --> load GPX file dialog. The file is ...
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Can gpxpy write .gpx file?

I want to build a .gpx file and was hoping to use gpxpy. I can see how to build such a file in memory, but I can't see how to write it out to disk. Is it possible for gpxpy to write files?
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Export boundaries as gpx file from Open Street Map?

How can I export the boundaries of this area as GPX? Is there any way? https://www.openstreetmap.org/relation/1595533#map=14/50.8945/14.3287 Background: I'm planing a hiking tour through the ...
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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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Rendering GPX track data onto video?

I have two geeky passions while driving: recording GPX data to upload to OSM as well as recording on board videos like this one. Since these kind of videos are sort of boring for others to watch I was ...
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GPX file gets incorrect buffer QGIS [duplicate]

When I try to perform a buffer of 10m on my imported gpxfile (geometry listed as points), the buffer covers more like 1000 km. I tried the same with a line vector file, which seems to work properly. I ...
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Extracting X and Y coordinates from .gpx file using QGIS?

I'm using QGIS 2.18.17 on Linux Mint 19. I have several .gpx files of waypoints recorded using a handheld GPS device. I can load them on to QGIS or Google Earth with no problems. However, I want to be ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Loading shapefiles onto Garmin eTrex 30

I have a Garmin eTrex 30 that I am using with QGIS 2.0.1 and Mac OS 10.9. I want to load paths from QGIS onto my Garmin so that I can view them on my Garmin map while in the field. I have a shapefile ...
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How to export and import gps points from Garmin 62S and QGIS

I'm pretty new to using QGIS and I'm curious about how to import and export GPS points created in QGIS. I have QGIS 2.0.1 Dufour on Windows XP and a Garmin 62s. Any suggested walk throughs would be ...
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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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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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