PyGPX is a Python package that brings support for reading, writing and
PyGPX is a Python package that brings support for reading, writing and converting GPX files.
PyGPX is available on PyPI. Install with
pip or your package manager of choice:
pip install gpx
If you'd like, you can also install PyGPX from source (with
git clone https://github.com/sgraaf/gpx.git cd gpx python3 -m pip install flit flit install
Reading a GPX file
>>> from gpx import GPX >>> # read the GPX data from file >>> gpx = GPX.from_file("path/to/file.gpx") >>> # print the bounds of the GPX data >>> print(gpx.bounds)
Manipulating GPX data
>>> from gpx import Waypoint >>> >>> # delete the last waypoint >>> del gpx.waypoints[-1] >>> >>> # add a new waypoint >>> wpt = Waypoint() >>> wpt.latitude = 52.123 >>> wpt.longitude = 4.123 >>> gpx.waypoints.append(wpt)
Writing a GPX file
>>> # write the GPX data to a file >>> gpx.to_file("path/to/file.gpx")
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