Esri ArcGIS

Connect ArcGIS to Other Data Sources and Applications

Extend the capabilities of ArcGIS using FME's spatial data transformation technology to exchange data between hundreds of formats and applications.

Import Any Data into ArcGIS for Enhanced Analysis

Use FME's support for 325+ formats - including Shapefile, Geodatabase and ArcSDE - to easily access and transform data from nearly any source for use within ArcGIS. Supported data types include:

  • non-native GIS: MapInfo, Smallworld
  • CAD: AutoCAD, MicroStation
  • raster
  • databases: Oracle, PostGIS, MS SQL Server
  • web-mapping applications: Google Maps & Earth, OpenStreetMap
  • spreadsheets and tabular formats: Excel, CSV
  • point clouds
  • BIM
  • XML

Make ArcGIS Data Available to Anyone

Enable your entire organization to benefit from ArcGIS's spatial information - whether it's for use in another application, storage, or simple viewing as a PDF - the transformation power of FME can deliver.

city of Augsburg 3d model
A 3D model of the City of Augsburg in Germany. The data is stored in a Geodatabase, and FME is used to transform and share it as a 3D PDF.

Improve Productivity with Efficient Workflow Authoring

FME Desktop's intuitive graphical interface enables quick workflow configuration. Easy-to-use transformer tools and time-saving features and automation allow you to spend less time fighting with data and more time using it to achieve your objectives.

An FME workspace  updates Esri Geodatabase metadata from an external file
An FME workspace that updates Esri Geodatabase metadata from an external file

Experience the Benefits of Tight Product Integration

Safe and Esri have a strong partnership that promotes tight integration between FME and the ArcGIS platform. The FME-powered Data Interoperability Extension enables you to build spatial ETL tasks directly into the geoprocessing framework so you don't have to leave the familiarity of the ArcGIS environment.

Comparison: ArcGIS Data Interoperability Extension and FME

"Safe Software sets the standard for spatial data interoperability, so it was an obvious choice to use their FME technology for Esri's ArcGIS Data Interoperability Extension."

- Jack Dangermond, Esri President

Leverage ArcGIS Online Services

Use FME to access ArcGIS Online's many valuable services - geocoding, drive-time polygons, and geo-enrichment - however you need. Also, use maps from your ArcGIS Online account as basemaps within the FME Data Inspector.

Learn more about FME's support for ArcGIS Online

An ArcGIS Online basemap displayed in the FME Data Inspector

Prepare Data for Compliance with Esri Initiatives

Take advantage of Esri Community Maps and ArcGIS for Local Government spatial data initiatives using FME to quickly comply with their data model requirements.

About Esri ArcGIS

Esri's core product offering is a mapping and analysis platform for creating and managing solutions using geographic knowledge.