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How to import content into goHUNT Maps

HOW TO IMPORT WAYPOINTS INTO goHUNT MAPS

If you've ever used a GPS or mapping app, then you have your own map content.

It takes less than a minute to transfer that content into goHUNT Maps — it's just as easy whether you have waypoints, tracks, lines, areas, or any combination of them.

We'll start with importing and talk about exporting next.

How to import waypoints, tracks, lines and areas

No matter where your files are coming from, the process is the exact same.

Start by making sure you are logged into your INSIDER account. Then click on Maps.

On the lower-left corner of the screen will be an “Import” button.

goHUNT Maps Import button

Click that Import button and a toolbar will appear for Importing Files.

You can either drag and drop your .KML or .GPX file to that box or just select your file from your computer.

Drag and drop file to import hunting waypoints

You will then see your “Selected File” and the file size.

Now click on the orange “Import” button.

Importing selected kml file

You’ll now see a confirmation page that shows that your import was successful.

From here, just click “Done” and you will now have access to all your imported information. You can access it in your “Saved” content area, or from the collection automatically made for your import.

How to export your data from other sources

Exporting from other mapping apps

If you are using a different mapping application: Log into that service, go to your content, and select everything by clicking the select all button, which will grab all your waypoints, tracks, lines, polygons, etc. 

Then you will need to click on an Export button. You can save your hunt information either as a .KML or .GPX. Either format works.

That file will then be saved to your desktop or wherever you saved it to.

Exporting data from Google Earth

Once you have Google Earth open, on the left toolbar you will see “Places.”

In that area, you probably have a folder with your waypoints, tracks, lines, etc.

Hunt folder of waypoints on Google Earth

To export your data, you will want to right-click on the folder, then click “Save Place As.”

Save hunt waypoint folder on Google Earth

Now you can name your export and the destination you want to save it to. For convenience, it is typically best to save it to your desktop for ease of finding it. 

Note: be sure to change the extension of the export to .KML.

Change file to KML on Google Earth export

Next click “Save” and your files will be saved to your desktop.

Save KML file to desktop

Exporting from goHUNT Maps

We are in the middle of adding export to goHUNT Maps, so you can back up your data if you want. It is in testing now and will be released soon along with goHUNT Mobile for iOS and Android.

 


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If you’re an INSIDER, goHUNT Maps is included in your membership at no additional cost. If you aren’t a member, you can try it FREE for seven days. If you have any questions, feel free to comment below and we'll be happy to explain in further detail.

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