Files with 003 file extension can also be found as navigation charts in  International S-57 Hydrographic data format.

There are 4 other file types using
the 003 file extension!

003 icon.003 - Compressed file from a multi-volume archive (part 3) [common]

empty icon.003 - Generally split archive or backup file (part 003)

empty icon.003 - Drive Image 5 setup file

empty icon.003 - Winfunktion Mathematic v8.0 Julia fractal file

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003 file extension - International S-57 Hydrographic Data Electronic Navigation Chart

What is 003 file? How to open 003 files?

File type specification:

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

The 003 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.

Updated: March 28, 2018

Help how to open:

Use compatible tools to work with *.003 files.

How to convert:

Possibly can be converted to other formats.

Related links:

NOAA's Office of Coast Survey web site.

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List of recommended software applications associated to the .003 file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open 003 file, edit 003 file, convert 003 file, view 003 file, play 003 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Software that open 003 file - International S-57 Hydrographic Data Electronic Navigation Chart

Programs supporting the exension 003 on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about ArcGIS for open 003 file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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