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the QCT file extension!

empty icon.qct - Memory-Map imported map file

empty icon.qct - QuarkXpress article template

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QCT file extension - Quick Chart file format

What is qct file? How to open qct files?

File type specification:

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

The QCT file extension is associated with Quick Chart file format. The Quick Chart file format is a raster image format designed for storing high resolution maps. Its key design goal is to allow the images to be viewed with very little processing overhead, while having an appreciable level of lossless compression. Geographical data embedded within the header allows the image to be mapped in terms of latitude and longitude. This makes the Quick Chart file format ideally suited for displaying maps on portable devices such as PDAs and hand held GPS units.

Help how to open QCT files:

The best way to handle GIS files is to use their native software. If you do not have access to it, look for some 3rd party alternatives with broad format support or perhaps a converter that would allow you to export the data to some interchange format.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to open GIS, GPS or map files

How to convert file with extension QCT:

Special GIS converter exist and may help users to transfer or transform their maps and other navigation data between programs or devices.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert GIS, GPS or map files

Related links:

Quick Chart file specifications

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