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How To: Convert a multipoint feature class into a point feature class

Summary

Instructions provided describe how to convert a multipoint feature class into a point feature class using an ArcInfo license.

Procedure

Follow the steps below.

  1. Load the mulitpoint file into ArcMap and start an edit session.
  2. Open the advanced editing toolbar.
  3. Start an edit session and select all of the features in the multipoint file.
  4. On the advanced editing toolbar click on the 'explode multipart feature' button.
  5. Stop editing and save edits.
  6. Open the feature to point tool found in ArcToolbox > Data Management Tools > Features > Feature To Point.
  7. Specify the multipoint feature class as the input features and specify an output feature class name.
  8. Click OK to run Feature To Point.