The FIT (Flexible and Interoperable Data Transfer) file protocol is specified by ANT in its FIT SDK. It’s a common file format used internally on embedded fitness computers, for example on the Edge and Forerunner series of Garmin products.
Navigate to dtcooper/python-fitparse on github and clone the latest version:
$ git clone email@example.com:dtcooper/python-fitparse.git $ cd python-fitparse $ python setup.py install
The following are required to install fitparse,
If you are looking for information on a specific function, class or method, this part of the documentation is for you.
Here’s a simple program to print all the record fields in an activity file:
from fitparse import FitFile fitfile = FitFile('/home/dave/garmin-activities/2012-12-19-16-14-54.fit') # Get all data messages that are of type record for record in fitfile.get_messages('record'): # Go through all the data entries in this record for record_data in record: # Print the records name and value (and units if it has any) if record_data.units: print " * %s: %s %s" % ( record_data.name, record_data.value, record_data.units, ) else: print " * %s: %s" % (record_data.name, record_data.value) print
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