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POI file format description

POI file format

We made this page to help you understand how to work with POI files. Here, you can find info on software that can handle these files. It includes simple programs for opening and converting them.

Learn about the POI file and its functions here!

We also explain how to convert them into other types. It's simple and hassle-free. For opening or changing POI files, this page offers all the tools you need.

#1 General POI Database

The POI data file serves as a General POI Database. A Point of Interest (POI) is a specific point location that someone may find useful or interesting.

Application:-
Category:Data files
Mime-type:application/octet-stream
Magic:- / -
Aliases:-

General POI Database related extensions

  • ba1 Windows Media Center Report Log
  • exc Excentro Template
  • gdt gINT Data Template
  • mc1 MedCalc Data

#2 BrainVoyager QX Patches-of-interest Data

The POI file is categorized under Data. It is associated with BrainVoyager QX, serving as a BrainVoyager QX Patches-of-interest Data. BrainVoyager QX is a highly optimized and user friendly software package for the analysis and visualization of functional and structural magnetic resonance imaging data sets. Visit the website of BrainVoyager QX for a detailed description of the POI format.

Application:BrainVoyager QX
Category:Data files
Mime-type:application/octet-stream
Magic:- / -
Aliases:-

BrainVoyager QX Patches-of-interest Data related extensions

  • rech 4D Database for Mac Search Document
  • mcu Nokia DCT4 MCU Firmware Flash Data
  • zw7 EPLAN Dictionaries Backup Data
  • deform FontTwister Deform Guide Line Data

#3 Magellan Maestro POI Data

The POI file is categorized under GIS. It is associated with Magellan MapSend, serving as a Magellan Maestro POI Data. Magellan Maestro is a handheld GPS receiver unit. Visit the website of Magellan MapSend for a detailed description of the POI format.

Application:Magellan MapSend
Category:GIS files
Mime-type:application/octet-stream
Magic:- / -
Aliases:-

Magellan Maestro POI Data related extensions

  • tro Visual Topo Document
  • mpk ArcGIS Desktop Map Package
  • vmap CompeGPS Vectorial Map
  • oaf Orbit Annotation Data

#4 Point Of Interest eXchange File

The POIX file is categorized under GIS. It is associated with Oxygen XML Editor, serving as a Point Of Interest eXchange File. POIX is a location-related information descriptive language prepared with the aim of exchanging location-related information over the Internet, and is designed with XML 1.0. Visit the website of Oxygen XML Editor for a detailed description of the POIX format.

Application:Oxygen XML Editor
Category:GIS files
Mime-type:text/xml
Magic:- / -
Aliases:poi

Point Of Interest eXchange File related extensions

  • sa5 DeLorme Street Atlas 5 Map Data
  • rasmap HEC-RAS Mapper Data
  • gnd ArcGIS ArcPad Geography Network Definition
  • cadrg Compressed ARC Digitized Raster Graphics

Did someone accidentally misspell the POI filename?

The POI filename extension may be misspelled. We compiled a list of similar file extensions to help you find errors.

Filename extensions similar to POI:

Windows can't open your POI file?

When you try to open a file by double-clicking it, Windows looks at the file's name to figure out what to do. If Windows doesn't know the file type, it'll ask you to choose an app to open this POI file.

To set the POI file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. In the Default apps section, you will find various categories. They include Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate. For example, choose Photos for image files, or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the app you want is not listed, click on More apps to see more options. Or, click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set POI file association. Many apps can open files. They don't need a specific file association to be set.

Handle POI files with care

Exercise caution when handling POI files from unknown sources. Files from certain sources can threaten your computer's security. They might contain malware, viruses, or harmful software. To minimize risks, avoid downloading or opening unfamiliar POI files. Use trusted antivirus software to scan files from unknown sources before opening.

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