What is a .POSTAL File And How To Open It – TomTom International (Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .postal extension and you don’t know what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .postal file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .POSTAL file?

The file extension .POSTAL is TomTom Postal Code File. This file extension was developed by TomTom International. The file is a data related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .POSTAL file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .POSTAL file on various operating systems.

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

To open the .postal file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the TomTom HOME software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: TomTom HOME.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .POSTAL 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: 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the TomTom HOME software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .POSTAL file on Mac

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .postal file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the TomTom HOME software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use TomTom HOME software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .POSTAL file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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: 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 TomTom HOME software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .POSTAL file?

If you are still unable to open the .POSTAL file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .POSTAL file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .pot – Microsoft, .potm – Microsoft, .potx – Microsoft, .pov – Persistence of Vision Raytracer, .pov – ProSystems. 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 .POSTAL file with the TomTom HOME program on Windows and TomTom HOME program on Mac.