Open KAP file

KAP files: what are they and how do I open them?

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Maptech BSB map

A kap file extension is related to the Chart Navigator Pro and other apps from Maptech. A kap file stores BSB map data.

Further details:

The kap file extension is associated with the GPS navigation applications developed by Maptech.

KAP maps use BSB File Format and can be stored as a simple ASCII text file or in Maptech proprietary raster graphics file format.

KAP Maptech maps are often used to store nautical charts.

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Chart Navigator Pro

A GPS planning and navigation software


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CompeGPS Land

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Global Mapper

A mapping program for Windows


A toolset used to translate, transform and integrate GPS and GIS data


A simple converter for OziExplorer calibration files, tracks and points

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