Notes about the GPX file extension:
To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened
" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?
" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps"
and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.
The GPX file type is primarily associated with 'GPS eXchange Format' by TopoGrafix. GPX (the GPS eXchange Format) is a data format for exchanging GPS data between programs, and for sharing GPS data with other users.
Detailed information for file extension GPX:
File classification: XMLIdentifying characters
Hex: 3C 3F 78 6D 6C 20 76 65 72 73 69 6F 6E 3D 22 31 2E 30 22 20 , ASCII: ?xml version="1.0"
Other applications associated with file type GPX:
- BASIS File
- Garmin (GPS eXchange Data Format) by Garmin Ltd.GPX (the GPS Exchange Format) is a light-weight XML data format for the interchange of GPS data (waypoints, routes, and tracks) between applications and Web services on the Internet The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 3C 3F 78 6D 6C 20 76 65 72 73 69 6F 6E 3D 22 31 2E 30 22 20 , ASCII: ?xml version="1.0"
- GraphX (Document) by FlexSoftLINKS DO NOT WORK AS OF TIME OF POSTING. The product release is expected to be around April/May 2004. Primary site is Dutch. The Mime types used with this association are: application/graphx.
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database
To change file associations press Windows Key
and then Apps and Features
> Default apps
> Choose default apps by file type
Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.