Files with 005 extension can also be found as navigation charts in  International S-57 Hydrographic data format.

There are 3 other file types using
the 005 file extension!

005 file icon.005 - Compressed file from a multi-volume archive (part 5) [common]

005 file icon.005 - Generally split archive or backup file (part 005)

005 file icon.005 - Winfunktion Mathematic v8.0 Julia fractal file

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005 file extension - International S-57 Hydrographic Data Electronic navigation Chart

What is 005 file? How to open 005 files?

File type specification:

GIS, GPS navigation and map file type icon GIS, GPS navigation and map file type

The 005 file extension is also used for International S-57 Hydrographic Data Electronic Navigation Chart format.

A vector-based digital file containing marine features suitable for marine navigation. The file is based on the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) S-57 standard. The file extension, ".000," for a base NOAA ENC cell is used for updating. The first update for a cell will be ".001" the next ".002" and so forth. The file extension .031 is used for catalog data (metadata) relating to the chart data.

Help how to open 005 files:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert file with extension 005:

As far as we know, this .005 file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

Related links:

International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) S-57 for ENC Data Model

CARIS Easy View

Fugawi View ENC

NOAA's Office of Coast Survey web site.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .005 file extension

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Software that open 005 file - International S-57 Hydrographic Data Electronic navigation Chart

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