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HEX file extension - Magellan GPS Receiver flash ROM upgrade file

What is hex file? How to open hex files?

File type specification:

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The HEX file extension is associated with professional GPS (Global Positioning System) receivers and navigation devices developed by American company Magellan Navigation. The .hex file contains Magellan receiver ROM upgrade. It is used by Magellan flash ROM upgrade software (MAGUP).

Help how to open HEX 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 HEX:

As far as we know, this .hex 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:

Magellan website

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