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(Spatial) data harmonisation with hale studio (formerly HUMBOLDT Alignment Editor)

hale studio is a desktop and server environment to analyse, transform and validate complex data sets. These are the top use cases it's applied to:

  • Creation of INSPIRE data sets
  • Creation of GML/CityGML/XPlanGML data sets
  • Environmental reporting (Air Quality, WFS, CDDA, ...)
  • Creation of Geoserver app-schema mappings
  • Database-to-database migration
  • Integration of data from multiple sources into harmonised, consistent data sets
  • Assessment of migration risks, mismatches, data quality



  • Real-time, interactive geodata transformation and validation
  • Makes work with large and complex models easy
  • SLD-Compatible Map display
  • Support for all major databases (Oracle, PostgreSQL, SQL Server) and their spatial extensions
  • Import and Export GML 3.2.1, SQLite, Shapefile, JSON/GeoJSON and many many other formats
  • Create INSPIRE DataSets for Download Services, write to Transactional Web Feature Services
  • Share Transfromation projects and collaborate to improve them with integration
  • Built on Java and Eclipse RCP


To start working with hale studio, download a release or current development builds.

To contribute please check the contribution guidelines and read here how to set up your development environment.

System Requirements

  • Windows XP/Vista/7/8 32bit or 64bit
  • MacOS X 10.5
  • Linux
  • 4 GB RAM recommended



  • The main hale studio components/libaries are released under the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL) v3.0.
  • The hale studio continuous delivery build (hale-build in build/) is released under the GNU General Public License (GPL) v3.0.
  • Different licenses may apply to the extensions residing in ext/, please see the respective subfolders.

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