Files with LGS 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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LGS file - USGS Digital Line Graph file

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.

Help how to open:

You can work with these files in programs like MapViewer.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .lgs 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.

List of recommended 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).

  • View lgs file

lgs file viewer - programs that view lgs file - USGS Digital Line Graph file

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 view lgs file action.

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