.LOC File Extension

File Type:
GPS Location File

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

What is a LOC file?

Loc file extension has GPS Location file type, which is associated with the "data files" category.

Location file saves places of interest or locations. It may be accessed by different GPS programs, like DeLorme Topo. LOC files are quite similar to .GPX files, except the format they are saved in.

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

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File Type:
GPS Location File
Data Files

How to open LOC file?

Double click the loc 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 .loc 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 loc 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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This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the loc 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 LOC files

  • Windows Windows
    • DeLorme Topo USA DeLorme Topo USA
    • TopoGrafix EasyGPS TopoGrafix EasyGPS

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 loc file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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