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What are OV2 files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an OV2 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 OV2 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 six different OV2 openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: July 31, 2023

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
ITN ConverterITN ConverterUser submitted
Java Platform SEJava Platform SEUser submitted
MyPoi ManagerMyPoi ManagerUser submitted
TomTom HOMETomTom HOMEUser submitted

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