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Details of extension .gpx

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .gpx file?
  • Which program can create the .gpx file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .gpx format?
  • What can convert .gpx files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .gpx extension?

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

GPS Exchange Format Data .gpx file icon

GPS Exchange Format Data

GPX file is a GPS Exchange Format data. It is an XML data format for interchange of GPS data between applications.
Category: Data files
Application: EasyGPS
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
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Digital Chart of the World Data

Other types of files may also use the .gpx file extension. If you have helpful information about .gpx extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

FlashPix Image
Geometry Expressions Document
Laservault Backup Index File
Google XML Pages File
Borland Together Designer Project
Mirai TPX Image
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The .gpx filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

tpx (10), px (8), gpd (8), gps (8), fpx (7), gx (6), rpx (5), gxp (5), gp (5), hpx (4), gpa (4), glx (4), vpx (3), gpc (3), gox (2)

Can't open a .gpx file?

If you want to open a .gpx file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .gpx association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.gpx

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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