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.

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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.

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 data like attribution as you move in and out of ArcGIS.

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.

FME Workspace
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

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“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

ArcGIS Online Workflow in FME Workbench

Load Data Into ArcGIS for Local Government's Common Information Model

Local governing bodies can use ArcGIS to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of management within their GIS activities. To take advantage of the ArcGIS for Local Government templates, these governing bodies must first transform and convert their data to the ArcGIS standards. With FME you can unlock the functionality of a variety of useful maps and applications.

Load Data into ArcGIS for Local Governments

Local Government Election Apps

FME workflow templates for local governments are available for download from ArcGIS Online with more to be made available in the future. These ArcGIS templates for local governments include outlines for the creation of election apps. They have been customized to load data into the ArcGIS for Local Government model which can enable the deployment of the election polling places and election results applications.

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Quickly Prepare Data for the Esri Community Maps Program

Many organizations are interested in participating in the Esri Community Maps program to make their data more widely available in the program's World Topographic Map. Use FME directly within Model Builder and, without writing a single line of code, you can design workflows that bring data straight from the source to the destination, creating no intermediate data.

Transform Spatial Data for Esri Community Maps

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