OV2 File Type

- The quick facts

What are OV2 files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an OV2 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 an OV2 file?

Files that contain the .ov2 file extension are most commonly associated with the TomTom GPS navigation device. Users place the TomTom device in their car and use it to get directions from point A to point B.

The OV2 files contain a database of the "point of interest" locations that are used by TomTom GPS devices. The OV2 file can be manually created using a Pocket PC device with TomTom Navigator or a user can convert an existing OV2 database to the TomTom Navigator with the TomTom Home software application.

Overlay files have also been known to use the .ov2 file extension.

How to open OV2 files

Important: Different programs may use files with the OV2 file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your OV2 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 OV2 openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: January 23, 2020

Suggest another file format using extension OV2

While we know of one file format using the .OV2 file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .OV2 file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of OV2 files. Remember, different programs may use OV2 files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

TyreTyreUser submitted
PoiEditPoiEditUser submitted
ITN ConverterITN ConverterUser submitted
Java Platform SEJava Platform SEUser submitted
MyPoi ManagerMyPoi ManagerUser submitted
TomTom HOMETomTom HOMEUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with OV2-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with OV2-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!