Tag and sort your pictures by GPS location

For Great Britain and Ireland.

(This version does not work for the rest of the world.)

PicLocata Features

  • Match pictures against a GPS track.
  • Generate British National Grid, Irish Grid or Irish Transverse Mercator references.
  • Save picture locations as:
    • Geotag in picture EXIF data.
    • Grid reference added to picture name.
    • Spreadsheet-compatible CSV file.
    • Google Earth KML file.
  • Sort pictures into grid square folders.
  • Accurate synchronisation between camera time and GPS time.
  • Supports up to 4 cameras.
  • Supports raw image files.
  • Precise conversion from GPS WGS84 position to grid reference using the definitive methods specified by OSGB, OSi and OSNI.
  • Configurable limit on position accuracy.
  • Works on Windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7.


for Windows
(Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7)
Program Source

PicLocata is free software, under the GPL open source licence.

How to Use PicLocata

  • Keep your GPS switched on while you are out taking pictures.
  • Synchronise your camera clock by taking a picture of a GPS screen showing the time.
  • Upload your GPS track to a GPX file.
  • Run PicLocata to tag, label and sort your pictures.