.GPX File Extension

GPS Exchange Format

Data File
Files with the extension .GPX (also known as 'the GPS exchange format' are XML (Extensible Markup Language)files associated with 'GPS' (global postioning systems / software).

.GPX files are used to exchange GPS data between programmes and users, .GPX files are not specific to any one program but instead are utilised by a wide variety of programs and platforms including: Windows software, MAC software, GPX-enabled software for Mobile Phones and PocketPC and Palm PDAs:, Online applications, etc.

The GPS information held within .GPX files may include information on: waypoints, routes, tracks, and other position based information.

.GPX files are used by applications such as:

* Google Earth - 3D viewer
* World Wind - NASA satellite imagery.
* iGO - Pocket PC GPS navigation.
* J2ME Map - GoogleMap / Virtual Earth interface.

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