Visualize your GPX and KML files on the maps and charts with interesting statistics. Or choose locations on the map and draw the track to visualize it.

GPS Tools

GPX and KML Support

GPS Tools supports GPX and KML files and visualize them on user-friendly maps and charts.

Google & Openstreet Maps

Supports both Google Maps and OpenStreetMap, you can choose the one which is most suitable for your site.

Draw on the Map

Don’t have a GPX/KML file, choose the points on the map and draw your own route and show statistics.

Beautiful User Interface

Build a beautiful forum page in minutes. Easy to build and easy to configure, get started in less than 5 minutes.

Category listing

Supports unlimited multilevel categories, displayed on a beautiful index page to easily navigate to the right forum.

Tracks listing with ratings

Shows the tracks with their avatars, hits, ratings, descriptions, and other must-needed elements. The listing screen is highly customizable.

Most useful toolbar

Get access to the most needed shortcuts with the thoughtfully designed toolbar. Get started quickly with all required buttons and menus in one place.

Visualize on the Maps

Draw your GPX/KML files on the interactive map which can support multiple track elements, icons, and more. The track description can be used to explain the detailed information and supports custom fields.

Google Maps & Openstreetmaps

GPS Tools supports both Google Maps and OpenStreetMap with Mapbox support. The maps services can be customizable with simple one-click options.

Support for multiple routes

A track may contain multiple routes and the component will automatically display them with different colors as you define in the file. The waypoints can be displayed along the routes as defined in your file.

Supports Tiles Layers

OpenStreetMaps tiles layers are supported. Switch the map tiles layer with configurable options and show relevant map views for your website.

Charts and Statistics

The tracks are automatically processed and the data is displayed on the interactive charts and statistics.

Elevation, speed & heart rate

GPS Tools can automatically detect and visualize the elevation, speed, and heart rate data if present in your track file. If the elevation service is used, it can automatically fetch the data from the web service.


Quick statistics are automatically calculated and shown to you such as min/max elevation, distance, time, number points, and so on.

Waypoint Details

GPS Tools automatically detect and capture all waypoints and show their details on the track details page.

Waypoint details

Each waypoint along with its statistics such as elevation, speed, time, distance heart rate at that point are shown on a tabular form for easy visualization.

Add and edit details

Track authors can view and edit the description of each waypoint and detailed information of the waypoint.

Suggestions & Comments

Show a list of other related tracks to users to keep the users engaged and post their comments.


A list of tracks submitted by the author of the current track, related tracks, latest and popular tracks can be shown on every track details page.


Integrate with popular commenting systems both Joomla and external systems such as Facebook comments, Disqus comments, IntenseDebate, JComment, Komento, JAComment, and CComment.

Custom Fields

Add your own fields to the track details using Joomla! custom fields support. Group multiple fields into field groups.

All field types supported

Extend the functionality of the component with the custom fields support. All Joomla! custom fields and third-party fields are supported.

Fields and field groups

Group multiple fields into field groups and assign them to the component. Enter values during track creating/editing and they are automatically displayed on the track page.

Multilevel Categories

Create simple to most complex forum structure with unlimited, multilevel categories with built-in support for Joomla! category system.

Unlimited categories

GPS Tools utilizes Joomla! category system to build unlimited multilevel categories.

Category level permissions

Configure permissions at each category to allow the users to create tracks or to download them.

Track Builder & Form

Quickly upload and create tracks from front-end and back-end. Track form supports creating custom routes.

Upload tracks

Upload GPX/KML file and add details and the component will take the rest of the job for you.

Custom routes

Choose the track file if you have one, or else draw a custom route by choosing waypoints on the map.


The All-in-One Tracks & Maps Extension

GPS Tools is the most popular and top-rated extension on Joomla! Extension Directory.

“It works well, looks professional and has a lot of options, perfect for a community website that has gps tracks – sailing, hiking, biking”


“The handling is intuitive and easy, even the older semesters are clear and appreciate GPS tools very much.”


“Great support for every problem. Even if you need some modifications for your needs.”


“Maverick’s support is incredible: very quick in the answers. Our requests for help have been resolved in a brilliant way and, above all, in”


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