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FME is the integration platform that converts, transforms, and automates data whenever and however it’s needed.   Often referred to as ETL application, FME has the processing capabilities required to support a wide array of spatial and tabular data types and formats including CAD, GIS, XML, Database, 3D, Cloud, BIM, Point-Cloud, Raster (and many more!).

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Title Description Download
An overview of Locus and Safe Software’s FME Introduction to Locus and the FME suite of products
An overview of FME Desktop FME Desktop is made up of two key applications: FME Workbench and FME Data Inspector. This 4-page overview with illustrations is a great place to start to gain a basic understanding of FME
An overview of FME Server Design the workflow you want to automate in FME Desktop’s drag-and-drop interface and then publish it to FME Server at the push of a button. FME Server has three core capabilities: Self-Serve, Real-Time, and Automation
FME Transformer Reference Guide Data transformation is one of FME’s core capabilities. FME contains over 500+ transformers. This guide provides a high level summary of FME Workbench, data inspection and each transformer's functionality
FME Desktop Licensing Instructions – Single Fixed License A single-fixed FME license (also known as node-locked or CRC license) enables FME to work on a single specified computer. The FME Licensing Assistant generates a unique registration key for that computer, which is used to create the license
FME Desktop Licensing Instructions – Floating License A floating license means that a single computer is provided with a number of licenses and acts as a server by issuing these licenses to any other computer that requests one. A floating license is a common way for a company to share a limited number of licenses among its FME users
FME Server Licensing Instructions – All options (in-house or other) Refer to the FME Downloads table to install the latest version of FME Server. FME Server can be licenced in offline, or online mode. By default, license files are installed to C:\ProgramData\Safe Software\FME Server\licenses
FME Server Security This whitepaper describes how FME Server provides comprehensive security including authentication, authorisation, data and network

FME Downloads

FME Download Description Download
FME Desktop Version 2021.0 for Windows, Linux and Mac 2021.0 | released March 10th, 2021
FME Server Version 2021.0 for Windows, Linux and Mac 2021.0 | released March 10th, 2021
Previous Versions of FME FME Desktop and FME Server FME 2015.0 - FME 2020.2