Esri ArcGIS

Connect ArcGIS to Hundreds of Other Data Sources and Applications

Converting location data with the power of FME has never been easier. Integrate outside data and extend the capabilities of ArcGIS using FME’s spatial data transformation technology. Harness the ability to exchange data between hundreds of formats and applications, and let FME take care of the complex and time-consuming tasks for you.

Import Any Data into ArcGIS for Enhanced Analysis

FME has support for 400+ formats including Shapefile, Geodatabase, and ArcSDE. With advanced data transformation capabilities, it allows easy access and manipulation of data from nearly any source for use within ArcGIS. Whether you’re trying to import data from non-native GIS applications, like MapInfo or Smallworld, Excel spreadsheets, CAD designs, raster images, LiDAR, JSON, XML or databases, FME makes the conversion process simple.

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 transformational power of FME can deliver. With its 400+ supported formats, FME converts ArcGIS data into any format you may be working with including common databases, spreadsheets, business intelligence platforms, web-based maps and PDFs.

City of Augsburg 3D model

The Power of Data Transformation

FME gives you access to over 500 transformation tools including many that are specialized for spatial data transformation. Whether you need to map data, manipulate structure or geometry, reproject coordinates or change style elements FME can do it. FME gives you control every step of the way enabling you to extract and preserve key elements of your data like attribution as you move in and out of ArcGIS.

Improve Productivity with Efficient Workflow Authoring and Automation

FME Desktop's intuitive graphical interface enables quick workflow configuration without writing a single line of code. Intuitive transformer tools, time-saving usability features and automation allow you to focus on other tasks.

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 & ArcGIS Portal Services

Whether you use ArcGIS Online, or ArcGIS Portal, use FME to access ArcGIS Online's many valuable services - geocoding, drive-time polygons, and geo-enrichment - however you need. Use maps from these two offering as basemaps in the FME Data Inspector.

Learn more about FME's support for ArcGIS Online

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.

An ArcGIS Online basemap displayed in the FME Data Inspector

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