Google-Maps-iOS-Utils 4.1.0

Google-Maps-iOS-Utils 4.1.0

LangLanguage Obj-CObjective C
License Apache-2.0
ReleasedLast Release Jan 2022

Maintained by Son Nguyen, Chris Arriola, Google Maps Bot.

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  • Google Inc.

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Google Maps SDK for iOS Utility Library


This open-source library contains classes that are useful for a wide range of applications using the Google Maps SDK for iOS.


  • iOS 11.0+



In your Podfile:


target 'TARGET_NAME' do
    pod 'Google-Maps-iOS-Utils', '~> 4.1.0'

Replace TARGET_NAME and then, in the Podfile directory, type:

$ pod install


In your Cartfile:

github "googlemaps/google-maps-ios-utils" ~> 4.1.0

See the Carthage doc for further installation instructions.

Swift Package Manager

Note: This feature is only available with Swift 5.3 (Xcode 12) or later.

Add the following to your dependencies value of your Package.swift file.

dependencies: [
    url: "",
    .upToNextMinor(from: "4.1.0")

In addition to this, you will also have to include the GoogleMaps dependency using one of the available installation options (CocoaPods, Carthage, or manual)

Samples and Example Usage

e.g. Displaying KML data

import GoogleMapsUtils

func renderKml() {
    // Parse KML
    let path: String = // Path to your KML file...
    let kmlUrl = URL(fileURLWithPath: path)
    let kmlParser = GMUKmlParser(url: kmlUrl)

    // Render parsed KML
    let renderer = GMUGeometryRenderer(
        map: mapView,
        geometries: kmlParser.placemarks,
        styles: kmlParser.styles,
        styleMaps: kmlParser.styleMaps

You can see more example usages in our sample projects.


  1. Clone this repository
  2. Run carthage update --platform iOS --use-xcframeworks at the root of the repository
  3. Open the GoogleMapsUtils.xcodeproj file on Xcode and run one of the targets


Encounter an issue while using this library?

If you find a bug or have a feature request, please file an issue. Or, if you'd like to contribute, please refer to our contributing guide and our code of conduct.

You can also reach us on our Discord channel.

For more information, check out the detailed guide on the Google Developers site.