What is a .GPI File And How To Open It – Garmin

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .gpi extension, but you have never seen this extension before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .gpi file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .GPI file?

The file extension .GPI is Garmin Point of Interest File. The development of this file was done by Garmin. The file is a data related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .gpi file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .GPI file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .GPI file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .GPI file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

The .gpi file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the Garmin POI Loader software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Garmin POI Loader.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .GPI file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Garmin POI Loader software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .GPI file on Mac

To open the .gpi file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Garmin POI Loader software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Garmin POI Loader.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .GPI file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Garmin POI Loader software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .GPI file?

If you cannot open the .GPI file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .GPI file.gpi – Ucamco. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .GPI file with the Garmin POI Loader program on Windows and Garmin POI Loader program on Mac.