There are 26 other file types using
the MAP file extension!

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map file - Pro/ENGINEER file

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map file - Native Instruments Reaktor wavetable file

map file - 3Com Network Supervisor network topology map

map file - Hex Workshop Hex Editor character map

map file - Imagination Image Map Editor coordinates file

map file - Ingres termcap mapping file

map file - Offline Explorer file

map file - OziExplorer map file

map file - Poser 3D map file

map file - Server side image map file

map file - Weather Defender map file

map file - Fly! map description file

map file - WAsP terrain map file

map file - Leadwerks Game Engine map

map file - Envision picture image

map file - Navman map data

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MAP file extension - Geographical map

What is map file? How to open map files?

File type specification:

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

The map file extension is often associated with various geographical software.

The map file are usually graphical images of various maps in either bitmap or vector graphical format. Might sometimes also contain navigation points, routes, points of interests, etc.

These files are used by many programs, the formats are however different and thus incompatible.

MIME types:

The default software associated to map file type:

Manifold System picture or screenshot

Manifold logo Manifold System  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

Manifold System is GIS solution for Microsoft Windows that contains a desktop application, an objects library for programmers and  an Internet Map Server for web applications.

IDRISI Andes picture or screenshot

IDRISI Andes  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Clark Labs

IDRISI Andes is an integrated GIS and image processing application used to analyse and view digital spatial information.

MapInfo icon

Pitney Bowes Software Inc. (MapInfo) logo MapInfo  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Pitney Bowes Software Inc. (MapInfo)

MapInfo is mapping application for Microsoft Windows. It is used to visualize the relationships between data and geography. MapInfo gives users the tools to examine and demonstrate the relationship between geography and data thanks to its powerful analytical and geoprocessing tools.

XnView MP icon

Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet logo XnView MP  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
  Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet

XnView MP is the enhanced version of XnView Classic. It is a free (for non-commercial purposes) powerful cross-platform media browser, viewer and converter. Compatible with more than 500 formats. It works on Windows, Linux and macOS.

Help how to open MAP files:

Try to use XnView to open *.map geographical map files.

How to convert file with extension MAP:

Various GIS/GPS navigation map files can usually be converted or exported to another such format, or even just a simple image for sharing purposes. Usually done with some kind of dedicated export function in a program capable of working with MAP format.

List of software applications associated to the .map file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open map file, edit map file, convert map file, view map file, play map file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the map files.

  • View map file
  • Print map file

map file viewer - programs that view map file - Geographical map

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for view map file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with map file by default:
Manifold System
MapInfo small icon MapInfo


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