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

empty - Geographical map [common]

empty - Game map

empty - ArcView network map

empty - Route 66 card document

map - DIV Games Studio map image format

map - Microsoft Visual Studio Linker map

empty - MAPIMail file

map - Micrografx Picture Publisher data file

empty - NAVIGON map

empty - BrainVoyager QX map

empty - Pro/ENGINEER data

empty - Delphi detailed map file

map - Native Instruments Reaktor wavetable data

empty - 3Com Network Supervisor network topology map

empty - Hex Workshop Hex Editor character map

empty - Imagination Image Map Editor coordinates

empty - Ingres termcap mapping

empty - Offline Explorer data

empty - OziExplorer map

map - Poser 3D map

empty - Weather Defender map

empty - Fly! map description

empty - WAsP terrain map

empty - Leadwerks Game Engine map

empty - Envision picture image

empty - Navman map data

MAP file extension - Server side image map

What is map file? How to open map files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

map file icon: map filetype icon

The map file extension is related to the Server side image map format.

An image map is a special type of HREF that allows users to take specific actions based on where a person clicks on an image. This can be used to impliment various features, from a nicer menu to a guided tour of a picture or map.

Updated: May 11, 2024

The default software associated to open map file:

Microsoft Edge icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Edge  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Edge is a web browser introduced in the Microsoft Windows 10 operating system. It's fast and built for modern web applications and presentations. It allows users to share, read, and discover the Internet.

Firefox icon

Mozilla Corporation logoFirefox  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Mozilla Corporation

Firefox is very popular free open source web browser with many features.
Firefox supports tabbed browsing, private browsing, spell checking, incremental find, bookmarking etc. Other features can be added via extensions and add-ons, such as NoScript, Tab Mix Plus. FoxyTunes, Web Developer.

Google Chrome icon

Google Inc. logoGoogle Chrome  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Google Inc.

A popular Internet browser for Microsoft Windows, Linux, macOS, and mobile platforms. 

Help how to open:

Use compatible tools to work with *.map files.

How to convert:

It is unlikely that this file type can be converted to anything else.

Related links:

Server-side image map example.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .map 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 map file, edit map file, convert map file, view map file, play map file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with map file - Server side image map

Click on the software link(s) for more information. Suggested software applications use map file type for internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open map file actions.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with map file by default:
Microsoft Edge small icon Microsoft Edge
Firefox small icon Firefox
Google Chrome small icon Google Chrome

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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