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

There are 3 other file types using
the OVL file extension!

empty icon.ovl - RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 sprite

ovl icon.ovl - Overlay file

empty icon.ovl - e-Sword overlay data

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Software that open ovl file

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OVL file extension - Geogrid ASCII overlay

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 open ovl file:

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:

Use GeoBabel to open *.ovl files.

How to convert:

Probably can be converted to other formats.

Find conversions from ovl file:

ovl to gpx

ovl to trk

List of software applications associated to the .ovl 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 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 ovl files.

Software that open ovl file - Geogrid ASCII overlay

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

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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