Converting coordinates

On the Taxacom List there was today an overview of tools to convert coordinates, either individual or in batch. Just passing through this here…

Converting GPS coordinates: easy online services and programs.
Individual locations: basically copy paste the input and copy/paste the output
– The FCC site. Online available:
– SpeciesLink converter. Online available only:
– OASIS UTM Conversion. Online available:
– ACME mapper. Online available:
Batch conversion: copy/paste batches or open input files and save output files
– LOTE Geographical Projection Conversion. Download freeware program from
– Spreadsheet UTM conversion tool. Free download on
– FRANSON CoordTrans. Download free 7 days trial from
More advanced programs
– Global Mapper
– Mapinfo
– ArcMap of ArcGIS
– GDAL(Warp) downloadable on
– Geotrans 3.1 available on:
– Corpscom 6.0 available on
– R package PBSmapping has a function convUL

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