October 2, 2018

Batch Export Metadata

Exports metadata of the selected datasets to HTML format.

 Available in XTools Pro for ArcMap

The tool is provided for creating HTML files with metadata in the specified folder. For each selected dataset the separate HTML file is created. That is, you can promptly create HTML files with metadata for many datasets at once.


The output HTML files can be used for publishing or during geoprocessing.

Additional parameters


Metadata style

Available styles:

  • FGDC CSDGM Metadata
  • INSPIRE Metadata Directive
  • ISO 19139 Metadata Implementation Specification
  • ISO 19139 Metadata Implementation Specification GML3.2
  • Item Description
  • North American Profile of ISO19115 2003
  • XTools Pro Metadata
  • XTools Pro NAP Metadata

The list of metadata styles may vary depending on specific ArcGIS parameters and other installed extensions working with metadata.

Metadata transformation file

The transformation file allows converting metadata from the inner ArcGIS format to the format of the selected style. The appropriate format of the transformation file is automatically specified for each style. A unique transformation file may be selected, if needed.

Metadata HTML template file

The template file is used as a reference about how the created HTML file should look like. For each style the appropriate format of the template file is automatically specified. If needed, a unique template file can be selected.