Documentation

🎥 Videos

💾 Formats

Excel

Placemark's support for the XLS and XLSX spreadsheet formats

Shapefile

The shapefile is an old, popular, and limited file format that Placemark supports the import and export of.

GTFS

A geospatial format specialized for public transit.

CSV

A text-based file format that's popular as a spreadsheet export.

WKT

A text-based format that doesn't have the ability to contain attributes or metadata.

TopoJSON

An extension of GeoJSON that encodes topology in order to save space.

TCX

A format for sports data popular as an export from running watches and bike computers.

Raster Data

Pixel-oriented data, often with many color and spectrum bands.

Polyline

A simple, compact data format that just encodes lines.

KML

Google Earth's native format and a popular export from consumer mapping tools.

GeoJSONL

A version of the GeoJSON format that is optimized for big datasets.

EXIF

A kind of geospatial data that's included in some JPEG photos to keep track of where they were taken.

GeoJSON

A popular JSON-based geospatial data format.

📖 Guides

IDs

Features can have two IDs: your IDs and System IDs. You can use IDs in the REST API, imports, and exports to identify features.

System requirements

Details on what browser and configuration is required to make maps in Placemark.

Placemark REST API

A read-only API for public maps.

Collaborating on maps

How to work together on a team, editing maps at the same time.

Forms

How forms simplify the way you can edit map data in Placemark.

Visualization

The state of our support for interactive, dynamic map visualizations.

Geometry support

About the types of geometries that Placemark supports - including Point, LineString, and Polygon.

ZIP Codes

The US's ZIP Codes are a way of roughly grouping addresses. Placemark supports importing them when they're included in a CSV file.

Comparisons

How Placemark compares to other tools like QGIS, ArcGIS, and OSM.

Drawing

How you can draw, edit, and manage the shapes and geometries that make up geospatial data.

Importing

Pulling text, files, and API data onto the map.