TRK File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a TRK file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .TRK files.

What is a TRK file?

The .trk file extension is most commonly used by the CompeGPS Land GPS interface application. The TRK files contain maps with a series of overlaid locations. These files are used by the CompeGPS software to plan routes that can be loaded into CompeGPS GPS devices.

The .trk file extension is also used for Fugawi Global Navigator tracklog files, GeneRally track files, IL-2 Sturmovik track files, Kermit script files, LP Ripper track analysis files and RollerCoaster Tycoon track model files.

How to open TRK files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension TRK for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different TRK openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension TRK

While we know of one file format using the .TRK 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 .TRK file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

LP RipperLP RipperUser submitted
CompeGPS LANDCompeGPS LANDUser submitted
TrackerTrackerUser submitted
ape@map Desktopape@map DesktopUser submitted
Mixman StudioProMixman StudioProUser submitted
CompeGPS AIRCompeGPS AIRUser submitted
Mixman Spin ControlMixman Spin ControlUser submitted
MapSourceMapSourceUser submitted
SOARRSOARRUser submitted
Making WavesMaking WavesUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with TRK-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 TRK-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!