.KML File Extension

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File Type:
Keyhole Markup Language File
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Having trouble opening .kml extension? Don't panic! This page explains what kml files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open kml files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a KML file?

Kml file extension has Keyhole Markup Language file type, which is associated with the "gis files" category.

KML file typically contains geographic modeling data, such as images, points, polygons, etc. It involves an XML format. The file also allows overlaying textures, implementing HTML content, labeling locations, and creating different camera angles. Users can access KML files via Earth browser programs, such as Google Earth.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

kml file icon
Developer:
N/A
File Type:
Keyhole Markup Language File
Category:
GIS Files
Format:
XML

How to open KML file?

Double click the kml file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .kml extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the kml extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".
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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the kml file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open KML files

  • Windows Windows
  • MacOS MacOS
    • Google Earth Google Earth
    • Merkaartor Merkaartor
    • Blender with Google Earth Importer plug-in Blender with Google Earth Importer plug-in
    • Keyhole PRO Keyhole PRO
  • Linux Linux
    • Google Earth Google Earth
    • Merkaartor Merkaartor
    • Blender with Google Earth Importer plug-in Blender with Google Earth Importer plug-in
  • Web Web
    • Google Maps Google Maps
  • Android Android
    • Google Earth Google Earth

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the kml file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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