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Shapefile Point Reader

KNIME Shapefile Support version 1.5.0.qualifier by German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR)

Reads points from ESRI shapefiles. The out port contains the points plus metadata. The points may be visualized via the "Open Street Map" nodes. This reader does not read points, that belong to polygons or polylines.


SHP File
Enter a valid *.shp file here. The related *.dbf, *.shx and all optional files have to be in the same folder.

Output Ports

All imported points. "Latitude" and "Longitude" are in the respective columns. May be used as input for the first port of the "Open Street Map" nodes.

Best Friends (Incoming)

Best Friends (Outgoing)


To use this node in KNIME, install KNIME Shapefile Support from the following update site:


A zipped version of the software site can be downloaded here.

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