Roadtrippers Plus members can create GPX exports of waypoints and routes while using the Roadtrippers website. GPX export is not yet available from the iOS or Android apps but we're working to support this soon.
What is a GPX export and how can you use it from Roadtrippers?
A GPX file saves GPS data in GPS Exchange format (.GPX), which is an open standard used by many GPS programs. GPX files from Roadtrippers share your waypoint longitude, latitude, name, and address plus the route you created for your trip.
Exporting your trip in a GPX file allows you to view your route exactly as you planned it on Roadtrippers on other GPS apps and devices. Compatibility may vary by device or app.
Roadtrippers Plus members and trip collaborators with Plus accounts can create a GPX export of trips planned on Roadtrippers.
How do I export a GPX file on Roadtrippers?
Exporting your trip in a GPX file format allows you to share your trip waypoints and route with other compatible devices and apps. Note: unrouted waypoints will not be exported in the GPX file.
After creating a trip, you can export a GPX file using the Roadtrippers website by following the steps below:
- Open your trip on the map.
- Beneath the trip name, use the arrow to scroll right until you see 'Export to GPX.'
- Click the Export to GPX button:
- A pop-up will open with some additional information to consider. Click Export File.
- Your GPX file will download to your computer based on your browser download settings. If you cannot find the downloaded file be sure to check your browser's download settings.
- After the file has downloaded, do not open it. Instead, follow the instructions provided by the manufacturer of your specific GPS device for information on how to upload the GPX file to your device.
You can learn more about uploading GPX files to popular GPS devices at their help centers, linked below: