Autopsy User Documentation  4.21.0
Graphical digital forensics platform for The Sleuth Kit and other tools.
GPX Analyzer

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The GPX Analyzer modules allows you to import GPS data from a GPX file. Information on the GPX format can be found here. The following is a short sample of a GPX file:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="no" ?>

<gpx xmlns="" xmlns:gpxx="" xmlns:gpxtpx="" creator="Oregon 400t" version="1.1" xmlns:xsi="" xsi:schemaLocation="">
    <link href="">
      <text>Garmin International</text>
    <name>Example GPX Document</name>
      <trkpt lat="47.644548" lon="-122.326897">
      <trkpt lat="47.644548" lon="-122.326897">
      <trkpt lat="47.644548" lon="-122.326897">

Running the Module

To enable the GPX Analyzer ingest module select the checkbox in the Ingest Modules configuration screen.

Viewing Results

Results are show in the Results tree under "Extracted Content". The GPX data types "wptType", "rteType", and "trkType" produce results of type GPS Bookmark, GPS Route, and GPS Track, respectively.


GPS results can also be seen in the Geolocation window and the KML Report.

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