GPX, or GPS Exchange Format, is an XML-based file format that is specially designed to describe GPS data such as waypoints, tracks, and routes.

For further details, see the format description on the wiki.


In MapSurfer.NET, GPX data source provider operates with the following configuration parameters:

Parameter NameValue TypeDescriptionRequired
FileStringDetermines a path to the the file. The path can also be relative to the directory where map project is stored.Yes
BuildSpatialIndexBooleanDetermines whether the quadtree spatial index is created or not. This index improves the performance of reading data from disk. It requires write permissions to a corresponding folder. Possible values are True or False.No


GPX files can also be read using another data source provider such as OGR.