The ovl file extension is related to the Geogrid ASCII Overlay format.

There are 2 other file types using
the OVL file extension!

ovl file icon.ovl - RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 sprite file

ovl file icon.ovl - Overlay file

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OVL file extension - Geogrid ASCII Overlay file

What is ovl file? How to open ovl files?

File type specification:

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

The ovl file extension is associated with the Geogrid ASCII Overlay format used by various GIS (geographic information system) applicatios, like GeoVisu, GPS Babel etc..

Geogrid ASCII Overlay file contains saved waypoints, tracks and routes.

The default software associated to ovl file type:

GPSBabel icon

GPSBabel  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

GPSBabel converts waypoints, tracks, and routes between popular GPS receivers and mapping programs. It also has powerful manipulation tools for such data.

Help how to open OVL files:

Use GeoBabel to open *.ovl files.

How to convert file with extension OVL:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to convert this file extension.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert GIS, GPS or map files

List of software applications associated to the .ovl 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 ovl file, edit ovl file, convert ovl file, view ovl file, play ovl 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 ovl files.

  • Open ovl file
  • View ovl file
  • Others ovl file

Software that open ovl file - Geogrid ASCII Overlay file

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Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with ovl file by default:
GPSBabel small icon GPSBabel
Other suggested software:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:


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