List of Supported Formats

Format Name

New formats in FME version 2020+ are highlighted in this list.

1Spatial Internal Feature Format (IFF) Reader/Writer

12d Model Reader/Writer

Actian Ingres Non-Spatial Reader/Writer

Actian Ingres Spatial Reader/Writer

Additional Military Layers (AML) Reader

Adobe 3D PDF Writer

Adobe Flash (SWF) Writer

Adobe Geospatial PDF Reader/Writer

Adobe Illustrator – Avenza MAPublisher Writer

Adobe Illustrator (IEPS) Writer

Adobe Product Representation Compact (PRC) Writer

ADRG (ARC Digitized Raster Graphics) Reader

Aircom ENTERPRISE Map Data/ASSET Data Reader/Writer

AIXM 4.5 (Aeronautical Information Exchange Model XML version 4.5) Reader/Writer

AIXM 5.x (Aeronautical Information Exchange Model GML) Reader/Writer

Amazon Athena Reader (Deprecated) Replaced by the format package.

Amazon Aurora Non-Spatial (MYSQL_AURORA_NONSPATIAL) Reader/Writer

Amazon Aurora Spatial (MYSQL_AURORA_SPATIAL) Reader/Writer

Amazon DynamoDB Reader/Writer

Amazon Redshift Reader/Writer

Amazon Redshift Spatial Reader/Writer

Apache Hive (Hadoop) Reader

Apache Parquet Reader/Writer (Technology Preview) (FME Desktop Package)

APT Reader

ASPRS LiDAR Data Exchange Format (LAS) Reader/Writer

ASRP (ARC Standard Raster Product) Reader

ASTM E57 Reader/Writer

Australian Asset Design and As Constructed (ADAC) Reader/Writer

Autodesk 3ds Reader/Writer

Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D Reader

Autodesk AutoCAD DWF Reader/Writer

Autodesk AutoCAD DWG/DXF Reader/Writer

Autodesk AutoCAD Map 3D Object Data Reader/Writer

Autodesk FBX Reader/Writer

Autodesk IMX Writer

Autodesk MapGuide Enterprise SDF Reader/Writer

Autodesk MapGuide SDL Reader/Writer

Autodesk ReCap Writer

Autodesk Revit Reader

Bathymetric Attributed Grid (BAG) Reader/Writer

BC MOEP Reader/Writer

BC MoF Electronic Submission Framework (ESF) Reader/Writer

Bentley i-model Interchange Format Reader

Bentley Map XFM Design Reader

Bentley MicroStation Design Reader/Writer

BIM Collaboration Format (BCF) Reader/Writer

CADRG (Compressed ARC Digitized Raster Graphics) Reader/Writer

Canadian Council on Geomatics Interchange Format (CCOGIF) Reader/Writer

Canadian Digital Elevation Data (CDED) Reader/Writer

Caris NTX Reader/Writer

CARIS Spatial Archive (CSAR) Point Cloud Reader/Writer

CARIS Spatial Archive (CSAR) Raster Reader/Writer

CARTO Reader/Writer

Cesium 3D Point Cloud Reader/Writer

Cesium 3D Tiles Writer

CIB (Controlled Image Base) Reader/Writer

CITS Data Transfer Format (QLF) Reader/Writer

CityGML Reader/Writer

CityJSON Reader/Writer (Technology Preview)

COLLADA (Collaborative Design Activity) Reader/Writer

Column-Aligned Text (CAT) Reader

ComGraphix Data Exchange Format (CGDEF) Reader/Writer

Continuous Acquisition and Life-Cycle Support (CALS) Reader

CouchDB Reader/Writer

CSV (Comma-Separated Value) Reader/Writer

CUZK_GML (Czech Republic) Reader

Danish DSFL Reader

Danish UFO Reader/Writer

Data File Reader/Writer

dBASE (DBF) Reader/Writer

DeLorme GPL (GPS Track Logs) Reader

Denodo Reader

DES Reader

DICOM (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine) Reader/Writer

Digital Line Graph (DLG) Reader

Digital Map Data Format (DMDF) Reader

Digital Weather Markup Language (DWML) Reader

Directory and File Pathnames Reader

DTED (Digital Terrain Elevation Data) Reader/Writer

Dutch Top10 GML Reader/Writer

Dutch Top50NL GML Reader

E00 (Esri ArcInfo Coverage/Esri ArcInfo Export) Reader/Writer

EDIGéO Reader

Elastic Elasticsearch Reader/Writer

Encapsulated PostScript (EPS) Writer

Entwine Point Tile (EPT) Reader

Epic Games Unreal Datasmith (UDATASMITH) Writer

ER Mapper ECW Reader/Writer

ER Mapper ERS Reader/Writer


ERDAS RAW Reader/Writer

Esri-JSON (Esri JavaScript Object Notation) Reader/Writer

Esri .hdr RAW Raster Reader/Writer

Esri ArcGIS Binary Grid (AIG) Reader

Esri ArcGIS Image Server Reader

Esri ArcGIS Layer Reader

Esri ArcGIS Map Document Reader

Esri ArcGIS Online (AGOL) Feature Service Reader/Writer

Esri ArcGIS Portal Feature Service Reader/Writer

Esri ArcGIS Server Feature Service Reader

Esri ArcInfo Generate Reader/Writer

Esri ArcPad Exchange Format (AXF) Reader

Esri ASCII Grid Reader/Writer

Esri Geodatabase (File Geodb Open API) Reader/Writer

Esri Geodatabase (XML Workspace Document) Reader

Esri Geodatabase Reader/Writer

Esri Indexed 3D Scene Layer (I3S) Writer

Esri Legacy ArcSDE Reader/Writer (This format is deprecated. Please see Esri Legacy ArcSDE (SDE30) Deprecation.)

Esri Mapping Specification for CAD (MSC) Reader/Writer

Esri Shapefile Reader/Writer

Extensis (Formerly LizardTech) MrSID Reader

Facet XDR Reader/Writer

FalconView File Reader

File Copy Writer

FME Augmented Reality (FME AR) Reader/Writer

FME Feature Store (FFS) Reader/Writer

FME Server Automations Writer

FME Workspace Reader

Garmin GDB Reader/Writer

Garmin GPI Reader/Writer

Garmin MapSource Reader/Writer

Garmin POI Reader/Writer

GDAL Generic Raster Reader

Genasys GenaMap Reader

General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS) Reader/Writer

Generic (Any Format) Reader/Writer

GeoConcept Map Reader/Writer

Geographic Data Files (GDF) Reader

Geographic Data Management System (GDMS) Reader

Geohash Reader

GeoJSON (Geographic JavaScript Object Notation) Reader/Writer

GeoRSS/RSS Feed Reader/Writer

GeoTIFF (Georeferenced Tagged Image File Format) Reader/Writer

German AAA GML Exchange Format (NAS) Reader

GIF (Graphics Interchange Format) Reader/Writer

GIF Rasterizer Writer

glTF (GL Transmission Format) Writer

GML (Geography Markup Language) Reader/Writer

GML SF-0 (Geography Markup Language Simple Features Level SF-0 Profile) Reader/Writer

GML v2.1.2 (Geography Markup Language) Reader/Writer

Golden Software Surfer Binary Grid Reader/Writer

Google BigQuery Reader (Deprecated) Replaced by the format package.

Google BigQuery Writer (FME Desktop Package)

Google Cloud Spanner Reader/Writer

Google Cloud SQL Non-Spatial (MYSQL_GOOGLE_DB) Reader/Writer

Google Cloud SQL Spatial (MYSQL_GOOGLE) Reader/Writer

Google Fusion Tables (Non-Spatial) Reader/Writer (Service Ended December 3, 2019)

Google Fusion Tables (Spatial) Reader/Writer (Service Ended December 3, 2019)

Google KML Reader/Writer

Google Sheets Reader/Writer (Scheduled Deprecation on Sept. 30, 2020)

Google Sheets v4 Reader/Writer

Google WebP Reader/Writer

GPS eXchange Format (GPX) Reader/Writer

Graphic Technologies, Inc. (GTI) GTViewer Reader/Writer

Halliburton GeoGraphix CDF Reader/Writer

HERE Venue Map (GML) Reader/Writer

Hierarchical Data Format 4 (HDF4 ASTER) Reader

Hierarchical Data Format 4 (HDF4 Hyperion) Reader

HTML Table Reader

HTML Writer

HYPACK Border Reader/Writer

IBM Cloudant Reader/Writer

IBM DB2/dashDB Spatial Reader/Writer

IBM DB2 Non-Spatial (JDBC) Reader/Writer

IBM DB2 Non-Spatial Reader/Writer

IBM Informix Non-Spatial (JDBC) Reader/Writer

IBM Informix Non-Spatial Reader/Writer

IBM Informix Spatial Reader/Writer

IBM Netezza Spatial and Non-Spatial Reader/Writer

IBM PASW (SPSS) .sav Reader/Writer

IDRISI Raster Reader/Writer

IDRISI Vector Format Reader/Writer

IFC with Data Views Reader

Indoor Mapping Data Format (IMDF) Reader/Writer

IndoorGML Reader/Writer

Industry Foundation Class STEP/XML Files (IFC) Reader/Writer

InSAR Scientific Computing Environment (ISCE) Reader/Writer

INSPIRE GML Reader/Writer

Intergraph FRAMME Standard Exchange Format (SEF) Writer

Intergraph GeoMedia Access and SQL Server Warehouse Reader/Writer

Intergraph MGE Reader/Writer

Intergraph Raster Reader/Writer

ISO 8211 Reader

ITT ENVI .hdr Raw Raster Reader/Writer

JDBC (Java Database Connectivity) Reader/Writer

JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group) Reader/Writer

JPEG 2000 (GeoJP2/GMLJP2) Reader/Writer

JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) Reader/Writer

KommunGML (Sweden) Reader

KuntaGML (Finland) Reader

Land Victoria Incremental Update Format (IUF) Reader

Landmark Z-Map Grid Reader/Writer

Landmark Z-Map Vector Reader/Writer

Landmark Zycor Graphics File (ZGF) Reader

Landonline (Land Information New Zealand Cadastre Survey Data Exchange Format) Reader

Landsat-8 on AWS Reader

Landsat-8 Reader

LandXML Reader/Writer

LDAP/Active Directory Reader (Technology Preview)

Leica Independent Data Exchange Format (IDEX) Reader/Writer

MapBox MBTiles Reader/Writer

Mapbox Vector Tile (MVT) and MVT Tileset Reader/Writer (Technology Preview)

MapBox MBTiles Vector Tiles (MVT) Reader/Writer (Technology Preview)

MapInfo TAB (EFAL) Reader/Writer (Technology Preview)

MapInfo Extended TAB Reader/Writer

MapInfo MIF/MID Reader/Writer

MapInfo SpatialWare Reader/Writer

MapInfo TAB (MAPINFO/MITAB) Reader/Writer

MapInfo Vertical Mapper Grid (NGrid) Reader/Writer

Maptech BSB Nautical Chart Reader

Marconi PlaNet Reader/Writer

MariaDB (MySQL-compatible) Non-Spatial Reader/Writer

MariaDB (MySQL-compatible) Spatial Reader/Writer

Meta Raster Format (MRF) Reader/Writer

Metria AutoKa Transfer File (FF) Reader/Writer

Microsoft Access (JDBC) Reader/Writer

Microsoft Access Reader/Writer

Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB (DocumentDB) Reader/Writer

Microsoft Azure Storage Table Reader/Writer

Microsoft Bitmap Reader/Writer

Microsoft DirectDraw Surface (DDS) Reader/Writer

Microsoft DirectX Reader/Writer

Microsoft Excel Reader (XLSXR) and Writer (XLSXW)

Microsoft MapPoint Web XML Reader/Writer

Microsoft OGDI DataLab Reader/Writer

Microsoft PowerPoint Writer

Microsoft SharePoint List Reader/Writer

Microsoft Azure SQL Database Non-Spatial (JDBC) Reader/Writer

Microsoft Azure SQL Database Spatial (JDBC) Reader/Writer

Microsoft SQL Server Non-Spatial (JDBC) Reader/Writer

Microsoft SQL Server Spatial (JDBC) Reader/Writer

Microsoft SQL Server and Azure SQL Database Non-Spatial (MSSQL_ADO) Reader/Writer

Microsoft SQL Server and Azure SQL Database (MSSQL_SPATIAL) Spatial Reader/Writer

Microsoft SQL Server and Azure SQL Database Non-Spatial (JDBC) Reader/Writer (Deprecated in FME 2020.0+)

Microsoft SQL Server and Azure SQL Database Spatial (JDBC) Reader/Writer (Deprecated in FME 2020.0+)

Microsoft Word Writer

Mojang Minecraft Reader/Writer

MongoDB Reader/Writer (Deprecated)

MongoDB3 Reader/Writer



National Imagery Transmission Format (NITF) Reader/Writer

NEN 3610 (GML) Reader

NetCDF (Network Common Data Form) Reader/Writer

NGA GEOnet Names Server (GNS) Reader

NGDC Hydrographic Surveys Data Exchange (HYD93) Reader/Writer

NIfTI (Neuroimaging Informatics Technology Initiative) Reader/Writer

NLSF Topographic GML (MTKGML) Reader

NMEA 0183 Reader

NMEA AIS – Marine Navigation Data Reader

Northgate StruMap Reader/Writer

Northrop Grumman C2PC Magic (MGC) Reader

NULL (Nothing) Reader/Writer

OBJ Reader/Writer

OData Reader

ODBC 3.x Reader/Writer

OGC GeoPackage Reader/Writer (improved format for FME 2020.0)

OGC GeoPackage Reader/Writer (Deprecated)

OGC GeoPackage Tiles Reader/Writer

OGC Open GeoSMS Reader

OGC Well Known Binary (WKB) Reader

OGC Well Known Text (WKT) Reader

OGP P1/90 Post Plot Positioning Data Reader/Writer

OpenSceneGraph (OSGB/OSGT) Reader/Writer

OpenStreetMap (OSM) Protocolbuffer Binary Format (PBF) Reader

OpenStreetMap (OSM) XML Reader/Writer

Oracle Autonomous Non-Spatial Reader/Writer

Oracle Autonomous Spatial Object Reader/Writer

Oracle Non-Spatial Reader/Writer

Oracle Spatial GeoRaster Reader/Writer

Oracle Spatial Object Reader/Writer

Oracle Spatial Point Cloud Reader/Writer

Oracle Spatial Relational Reader/Writer

Oracle SQL Loader Writer

OS (GB) NTF Reader

Panorama Storage and eXchange Format (SXF) Reader

PCD (Point Cloud Data) Reader/Writer

PCI Geomatics Database File (PCIDSK) Reader/Writer

PenMetrics GRD Reader/Writer

Pervasive PSQL Reader/Writer


Pitney Bowes Multi-Resolution Raster (MRR) Reader

Planet Data Reader

PNG (Portable Network Graphics) Reader/Writer

Point Cloud XYZ (POINTCLOUDXYZ) Reader/Writer

Pointools POD Reader/Writer

PostGIS (Raster) Reader/Writer

PostGIS Reader/Writer

PostgreSQL Reader/Writer

Presagis .flt (OPENFLIGHT) Reader/Writer

Qlik Connector Reader

QVX (QlikView Data Exchange) Writer

R Statistical Data (RData) Array as Raster Reader/Writer

R Statistical Data (RData) Non-Spatial Reader/Writer

R Statistical Raster Data (GRD) Reader/Writer

RADARSAT-2 XML Raster Reader

Regional Geographic Information System (REGIS) Reader/Writer

RIEGL Laser Scan Database (RDB) Reader

RIEGL RDB Project Reader

S-57 (ENC) Hydrographic Data Reader

Salesforce Reader/Writer

SAP HANA and Cloud Platform HANA Service Non-Spatial Reader/Writer

SAP HANA and Cloud Platform HANA Service Spatial Reader/Writer

SAP Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) Reader/Writer

SAS (Statistical Analysis System) Reader/Writer

Schema (Any Format) Reader

Schema (From Table) Reader

SeabedML (GML) Reader/Writer

SEG-P1 File Reader

SEG-Y Reader/Writer

Sentinel-2 MSI SAFE Raster Reader

Sentinel-2 on AWS Reader

Sentinel-1 SAR SAFE Raster Reader

SGI Image Reader/Writer

Smallworld 3 Reader/Writer

Smallworld 4 Reader/Writer

Snowflake Non-Spatial Reader/Writer

Snowflake Spatial Reader/Writer

Socrata DataSync Writer (deprecated)

Socrata2 Reader/Writer (FME Desktop Package)

SOSI GML Reader/Writer

Space-Delimited XYZ Reader

Spatial Archive and Interchange Format (SAIF) Reader

Spatial Data Transfer Standard (SDTS) Reader

SpatiaLite Reader/Writer

SQLite 3 Spatial (FDO) Reader/Writer

SQLite Non-Spatial Reader/Writer

SRTM HGT (Shuttle Radar Topography Mission Height) Reader

Standard Linear Format (SLF) Reader

STAR-APIC Mercator MCF Reader/Writer

STL (Standard Triangle/Tessellation Language) Reader/Writer

Summary Report Writer

Sun Raster Reader/Writer

SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) Writer

Swedish I2K/G2K (Interface 2000 GML) Reader/Writer

Swedish KF85 Reader/Writer

Swedish Masik Reader/Writer

Swiss INTERLIS (ili2fme) Reader/Writer

Tableau Data Extract (TDE) Writer

Tableau Hyper Writer (Technology Preview)

Tele Atlas MultiNet Interchange Format Reader

Teradata Non-Spatial Reader/Writer

Teradata Spatial Reader/Writer

Terrain Tiles on AWS Reader

Terrain Tiles on AWS Reader

Terrasolid TerraScan Reader/Writer

TetGen Reader/Writer

Text Feature Store (TFS) Fixed Schema Reader/Writer

Text Feature Store (TFS) Variable Schema Reader/Writer

Text File Reader/Writer

TIFF (Tagged Image File Format) Reader/Writer

TOBIN TDRBM II Data Distribution Format Writer

TomTom POI Reader/Writer

TopoJSON (Topology JavaScript Object Notation) Reader/Writer

Trimble SketchUp Reader/Writer

UK OS MasterMap Greenspace Layer (GML) Reader/Writer

UK OS MasterMap Highways Network (GML) Reader/Writer

UK OS MasterMap Sites Layer (GML) Reader/Writer

UK OS MasterMap Topography Layer (Non-XSD-Driven, GML v2.1.2) Reader

UK OS MasterMap Topography Layer (GML) Reader/Writer

UK OS MasterMap Water Network (GML) Reader/Writer

UK OS VectorMap District Reader

UK OS VectorMap Local Reader

U.S. Census Bureau TIGER/GML Reader

U.S. Census Bureau TIGER/Line Reader

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Geospatial Data Reader

U.S. Geological Survey Digital Elevation Model (USGSDEM) Reader/Writer

Vector Markup Language (VML) Writer

Vector Product Format (VPF) Coverage and Database Reader/Writer

VOIV (VoxelGeo OpenInventor) Writer

VRT (OGR Virtual Format) Reader

VRT (OGR Virtual Format) Reader

VRT Raster (GDAL Virtual Format) Reader

WCS (Web Coverage Service) Reader

Well Logging Ascii Standard Format (WLAS) Reader

WFS (Web Feature Service) Reader

WMS (Web Map Service) Reader

World Meteorological Organization GRIB (GRIdded Binary) Reader

X3D Writer and VRML Reader/Writer

X11 Pixmap (XPM) Reader/Writer

XDK (XML Format for Danish DSFL) Reader

XML (Extensible Markup Language) Reader/Writer

XSD-Driven XML Reader/Writer

Z+F LaserControl ZFS Reader