KAP File Type

- The quick facts

What are KAP files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a KAP file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a KAP file?

A .KAP file is a MapInfo Sea Chart file.

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open KAP files

Important: Different programs may use files with the KAP file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your KAP file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 6 different KAP openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: July 19, 2021

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of KAP files. Remember, different programs may use KAP files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

MaxSea ApplicationMaxSea ApplicationUser submitted
OpenCPNOpenCPNUser submitted
SeaClear IISeaClear IIUser submitted
Fugawi Moving Map Software for GPS ReceiversFugawi Moving Map Software for GPS ReceiversUser submitted
GPS-MateGPS-MateUser submitted
Keyword AnchorKeyword AnchorUser submitted

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