.OV2 File Extension

File Type:
TomTom Points of Interest Database

Having trouble opening .ov2 extension? Don't panic! This page explains what ov2 files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open ov2 files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a OV2 file?

Ov2 file extension has TomTom Points of Interest Database file type, developed by TomTom, which is associated with the "gis files" category.

Database file provides locations, also referred to as “points of interest”, which may be applied to a TomTom navigation map. Users can convert an already existing database, using the TomTom Navigator format and TomTom HOME, or they can create it via TomTom Navigator.

OV2 files may come with an associated .BMP file, which stores a graphic representation of the locations.

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

ov2 file icon
File Type:
TomTom Points of Interest Database
GIS Files

How to open OV2 file?

Double click the ov2 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 .ov2 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 ov2 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".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

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 ov2 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 OV2 files

  • Windows Windows
    • TomTom HOME TomTom HOME
  • MacOS MacOS
    • SampoSoft PoiView SampoSoft PoiView
    • TomTom HOME TomTom HOME

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 ov2 file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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