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PyGPX is a Python package that brings support for reading, writing and

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PyGPX is a Python package that brings support for reading, writing and converting GPX files.


From PyPI

PyGPX is available on PyPI. Install with pip or your package manager of choice:

pip install gpx

From source

If you'd like, you can also install PyGPX from source (with flit):

git clone
cd gpx
python3 -m pip install flit
flit install


Check out the PyGPX documentation for the User's Guide and API Reference.


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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