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Upload data

Atlas supports a wide range of file formats, with support for files up to 250 MB in size

Upload data

At the heart of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) lies the fundamental importance of data. Data serves as the building blocks upon which comprehensive maps and impactful visualizations are constructed.

Supported formats

Atlas supports a wide range of file formats, with support for files up to 250 MB in size. You have the option to upload files in their original format or choose to compress them into .zip files.

Atlas reads most common geospatial data formats, including:

  • GeoJSON (.geojson)
  • KML (.kml) and KMZ (.kmz)
  • Geopackage (.gpkg)
  • ESRI Shapefile (.shp, make sure to include .dbx and .shx files)
  • Geodatabase (folder ending in .gdb, must be zipped)
  • GML (.gml)
  • Spreadsheets (.csv)
  • TIFFs (.tif, .tiff, .dem )
  • Images (.png, .jpg, .gif)

How to upload data

You can seamlessly and conveniently upload your data by initiating the process with a simple click on the Add Data button right within the application. This user-friendly interface offers multiple pathways to swiftly import your valuable information.

Whether you prefer to drag and drop files for a quick and intuitive upload, copy and paste data directly into the designated area, or navigate through your file system by clicking to browse and select the file of interest, Atlas simplifies the data upload process to streamline your GIS endeavors.

Troubleshooting Guide

Are you encountering problems during the upload process? Refer to our Troubleshooting Guide for solutions to repair broken files!

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