Use Placemark's built-in geocoder to import addresses from spreadsheets or quickly place locations on the map by searching for an address.
Add your custom satellite, street map, or any other data you have just by using its XYZ tile template URL.
The OpenStreetMap XML format lets you import data from the OpenStreetMap project, which includes things like roads, houses, and points of interest.
GeoTIFF is a format for spatial raster data, like images from satellites or airplanes. Placemark supports importing the bounding box from a GeoTIFF image, and there are many other tools to process GeoTIFF images more completely.
A new, efficient format for storing geospatial data that's similar to GeoJSON but produces smaller files and can be useful for some cloud computing challenges.
Placemark's support for the XLS and XLSX spreadsheet formats
The shapefile is an old, popular, and limited file format that Placemark supports the import and export of.
A geospatial format specialized for public transit.
A text-based file format that's popular as a spreadsheet export.
A text-based format that doesn't have the ability to contain attributes or metadata.
An extension of GeoJSON that encodes topology in order to save space.
A format for sports data popular as an export from running watches and bike computers.
Pixel-oriented data, often with many color and spectrum bands.
A simple, compact data format that just encodes lines.
Google Earth's native format and a popular export from consumer mapping tools.
A version of the GeoJSON format that is optimized for big datasets.
A kind of geospatial data that's included in some JPEG photos to keep track of where they were taken.
A popular JSON-based geospatial data format.
How to work with rich text properties in your data and in external applications.
Properties are part of what makes geospatial data so powerful: features can contain data, not just shapes.
Importing map data from addresses in CSV or Excel files is really powerful, but address are amongst the trickiest kinds of data. Important notes for you to go forward.
Simplestyle is a specification that lets you control how features are displayed on the map directly, by using properties and literal values for colors.
Features can have two IDs: your IDs and System IDs. You can use IDs in the REST API, imports, and exports to identify features.
Details on what browser and configuration is required to make maps in Placemark.
A read-only API that lets you use your data in Placemark from web maps and any application that can access URLs and use GeoJSON data.
How to work together on a team, editing maps at the same time.
How forms simplify the way you can edit map data in Placemark.
The state of our support for interactive, dynamic map visualizations.
About the types of geometries that Placemark supports - including Point, LineString, and Polygon.
The US's ZIP Codes are a way of roughly grouping addresses. Placemark supports importing them when they're included in a CSV file.
How Placemark compares to other tools like QGIS, ArcGIS, and OSM.
How you can draw, edit, and manage the shapes and geometries that make up geospatial data.
Pulling text, files, and API data onto the map.