I have received a:
files which as far as I understand are MapInfo files.
I need to open them in my ArcGIS 10.2.2. Any suggestion on how to convert them?
many thanks ,
Best thing would be to use MapInfo to convert them to shapefiles.
Otherwise use the Quick Import Tool
thank you for your reply. I think I do not have access to this tool as when I click on it I got a red cross. Please see screenshot.
I do not have either MapInfo to convert it.
any other sugg estion?
You need the Data Interoperability Extension for ArcGIS to use the Quick Import tool.
Do you have MapInfo software?
NO, I am afraid I od not have
From the command line using GDAL: GDAL - Geospatial Data Abstraction Library you can use GDAL: ogr2ogr to convert to a shapefile.
Must be an extension issue. If you can find somebody who has an Advanced license who is willing to convert it that could be an option.
Check out Xander Bakker suggestion.
This might also help? I have never had to do a conversion from MapInfo.
Using QGIS is the easiest solution I'm afraid - shapefile - Converting MapInfo TAB and/or MIF to SHP using free tools or ArcGIS for Desktop core product? - Geographic I…
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