Download Instructions

  1. To download the tool, simply click on the download below and save the zip file to your local computer.

  2. Unzip the file. The folder contains an ArcGIS toolbox file (.tbx extension) and a python script file (.py extension). These two files should remain together in this folder in order for the script to run correctly. The download also contains a .pdf file which provides information on installation and troubleshooting.

To install the toolbox in ArcMap:

  1. Right-click in ArcToolbox and select Add Toolbox. Specify the toolbox file (.tbx extension) in the downloaded folder.

  2. Expand the Convert KML to SHP toolbox and double-click on the Convert KML to SHP tool script to run.

Be sure to read the help documentation in the right-hand column of the window and also in the html documentation page (access by clicking the Help button at top of Help column). The help documentation contains important information on how to use the tool properly.


download KML to SHP Tool


Usage Tips and Constraints

  • Requires: ESRI ArcGIS 9.2 or 9.3