Open GPX File

Information, tips and instructions

Read a GPX file

If you received a GPX file that contains the complete itinerary of the movements or itinerary of a vacation trip and you've never seen this type of file before, we will show you below the best ways on how to read this type file.

A GPX file is a file that contains information usually generated by a satellite navigator related to a specific route and other relevant data.

In particular, it can be used to describe complete points, tracks or routes, defining information such as places visited, elevation and travel times. GPX file readers, in fact, allow you to graphically display this information on a map.

On Windows

If you need to open GPX files on a PC equipped with Microsoft Windows, you can use the free GPXSee software.

GPXSee Allows you to view the content of the tracks contained in the above-mentioned file types, using both online and offline maps.

From browsers

You have no intention of installing any kind of program, but you still want to open GPX files on PC. You can use a web application like wTracks.

wTracks which all you have to do, in this case, is go to the main page of the service using the browser of your choice, load the GPX track, view its information on a practical map and, if you wish, manually add new routes.

GPX from mobile phones and tablets

And if what you need is to view the content of a GPX file from your phone or tablet, then the ideal application is GPX Viewer, downloadable free from Google Play.

GPX Viewer allows you to load and view the tracks contained in a file of this type in a simple and fast way, with the possibility of modifying the current information and adding new places.

After downloading and installing the application on the Android device in your possession, start using the resident icon in the system drawer, allow (or deny) access to the current position, and on the screen that opens, tap Open located file on the left (or on the shaped button) folder located at the top).