LocateXT ArcGIS for Server Tool

Designed for organizations that need the ability to publish custom LocateXT workflows as services to ArcGIS for Server, which can be consumed by desktop and web-mapping clients

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LocateXT ArcGIS for Server Tool Features

Product specific features

LocateXT as a Service

Publish powerful & customized LocateXT workflows as geoprocessing services

Client Software Not Required

Simple access via server URL for ArcGIS clients (ArcGIS for Desktop, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Web AppBuilder) or other custom web mapping applications and REST clients

Geospatial Formats

Determined by the client, could be feature class, layer package, on-screen graphics, etc.

Geospatial Models

Use in Esri ModelBuilder to create highly automated and customized workflows for different types of documents/unstructured data

Custom Extraction

Leverage LocateXT Custom Location (gazetteer) and Custom Attributes (keyword search/extract controls) functionality for custom services


Licensed per actively running service

LocateXT Features

Product line core features

Discover & Extract

Discovers & extracts geocoordinates, user-defined place names, dates, and other critical information from unstructured data

Unstructured Data

Supports all Microsoft Office documents (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), Adobe PDF, XML, HTML, Text and more, including social media text

Coordinate Formats

Identifies and extracts thousands of variations of geocoordinate formats: DD, DM, DMS, UTM, and MGRS

Place Name Extraction

Configure place name extraction using geospatial layers or gazetteer files

Location Context

Textual content prior to and after extracted location (Pre-Text and Post-Text) included in outputs providing critical context

Geospatial Layers

Create geospatial layers from extracted locations on the Desktop, Server, or Cloud

Custom Extraction

Create custom extracted attributes by configuring keyword search and extraction controls


Different products and licensing levels to meet user needs

LocateXT ArcGIS for Server Tool Platforms

ArcGIS for Server / Geoprocessing Service

LocateXT ArcGIS for Server Tool is a geoprocessing tool that can be published as a geoprocessing service / REST endpoint and hosted in ArcGIS Server

ArcGIS for Server clients

ArcGIS for Desktop, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Web AppBuilder, geoprocessing widgets and other web applications that can access and use a geoprocessing service / REST end point

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LocateXT Product Comparison
Platforms LocateXT LocateXT Lite LocateXT for ArcGIS Online LocateXT ArcGIS for Server Tool LocateXT API
Google Earth      
ArcGIS Earth      
ArcGIS for Desktop     *  
ArcGIS Online/Portal for ArcGIS      
ArcGIS for Server        
Web Mapping Applications / Geoprocessing Widgets       *  
Windows platform integration, custom system        
Operates fully disconnected    
Extraction Capabilities
Custom place names
Other Information (Pre_Text, Post_Text)
Invalid coordinate logging    
Custom Attributes (keyword search, extraction controls)
Flexible Import Utility for structured data    
Data Output Capabilities
Feature Class (SDE, File, or Personal geodatabase)      
Feature Service (ArcGIS Online or Portal for ArcGIS)      
Upload supported documents as ArcGIS Online items      
Comma Separated Value (CSV) Text        
User Interfaces
LocateXT Application    
LocateXT Windows Explorer Quick Menu    
ArcMap Extension        
ArcGIS for Desktop toolbox tool (ModelBuilder support)      
LocateXT Drop Window in ArcMap (for drag & drop)        
Single Use Licenses    
Concurrent Use Licenses