Files with lgs file extension can be found as one of the GIS file types used by the U.S. Geological Survey. Digital Line Graph file format.

There is one other file type using
the LGS file extension!

lgs icon.lgs - Microsoft Windows application log

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Software that open lgs file

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LGS file extension - USGS Digital Line Graph data

What is lgs file? How to open lgs files?

File type specification:

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

The lgs file extension is related to a special vector image format used by USGS.

The U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) digital line graph (DLG) files are digital vector representations of cartographic information. Data files of topographic and planimetric map features are derived from either aerial photographs or from cartographic source materials using manual and automated digitizing methods.

The default software associated to open lgs file:

MapViewer picture or screenshot

Golden Software, Inc. logoMapViewer  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Golden Software, Inc.

MapViewer is mapping and spatial analysis tool used to display GIS data. It is used by Small businesses, large corporations, independent consultants, scientists, GIS analysts etc.

Help how to open:

You can work with these files in programs like MapViewer.

How to convert:

Probably can be exported to other formats.

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

Software that open lgs file - USGS Digital Line Graph data

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

Microsoft Windows:

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