Integrate Esri Geodatabase (File Geodatabase API) Using FME

Use FME to construct automated ETL workflows that move data between the File Geodatabase API and hundreds of other formats and applications according to your needs.

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Solve Esri File Geodatabase API Data Interoperability Problems with FME

Create data conversion workflows with FME that move data between the FileGDB format and any of the hundreds of other formats and applications it supports including:

  • ArcGIS and Geodatabase systems
  • AutoCAD DWG and MicroStation DGN
  • spreadsheets and tabular formats
  • databases
  • and more
  • More than a data translation tool, FME allows you to manipulate the contents and structure of a dataset to fit the exact model requirements of the target system. The integrity of the source data is preserved as it is migrated into a format and structure that fits your particular requirements. With workflows that run without manual interference and that can be saved and reused for future FileGDB conversion, FME saves you time and helps your productivity.

    About Esri Geodatabase (File Geodatabase API)

    The FileGDB format enables connections to File Geodatabase systems through an open API published by Esri.

Common Conversions

FME lets you integrate many applications and file formats. Here are some of the ways our users convert Esri Geodatabase (File Geodatabase API).

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The table below outlines how Esri Geodatabase (File Geodatabase API) is supported by our different FME products, and on which platform(s) the reader and/or writer runs.

Product OS
FME Desktop FME Server FME Cloud Windows 32-bit Windows 64-bit Linux Mac
Reader Professional Edition & Up
Writer Professional Edition & Up

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