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What are LOC files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a LOC file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your LOC files.

What is a LOC file?

LOC files have multiple uses, and EasyGPS Location Data is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

EasyGPS Location Data

Files that use the .loc file extension are most commonly associated with GPS software applications. The LOC files contain GPS location information, such as waypoints, destinations, and other location data like favorite locations, places of interest, recent destinations, and other locations that a GPS system user has saved.

These files are usually saved in XML format.

The LOC file format has been being replaced increasingly by the GPX file format.

How to open LOC files

We have identified one LOC opener that is compatible with this specific type of LOC file.

Programs that open EasyGPS Location Data files


Last updated: May 19, 2024

All known file formats using extension .LOC

While EasyGPS Location Data is a popular type of LOC-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .LOC file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Dr. Halo IV Locator Driver

We know that one LOC format is Dr. Halo IV Locator Driver. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

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

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

GSAKGSAKUser submitted
ITN ConverterITN ConverterUser submitted
Fugawi Moving Map Software for GPS ReceiversFugawi Moving Map Software for GPS ReceiversUser submitted
ThinkVantage Access ConnectionsThinkVantage Access ConnectionsUser submitted
Access ConnectionsAccess ConnectionsUser submitted
ExpertGPSExpertGPSUser submitted
Lingobit LocalizerLingobit LocalizerUser submitted
IBM ThinkPad UtilityIBM ThinkPad UtilityUser submitted
Fugawi UK Digital MapsFugawi UK Digital MapsUser submitted
WolfSense PCWolfSense PCUser submitted

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