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How to open .KAP file extension?

File Type : MapInfo Sea Chart (MapInfo Corporation)
Compatible with (WinXP,Vista,Win7,Win8 and Win10)

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What is .KAP file extension?

.KAP file extension is a known file type. This section of tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
File used by programs that read nautical charts; contains cartographic information in text format as well as encoded raster images in binary format; used by GIS programs and organizations such as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
You can see a list of software programs here on that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open .KAP files:

Microsoft Windows:
  • Safe Software FME Desktop
  • Maptech U.S. Boating Charts
  • Maptech Chart Navigator
  • NOAA Chart Viewer
Apple Mac OS X:
  • Maptech U.S. Boating Charts