POI Editor is a lightweight Windows application built specifically for helping users generate POI (Point of Interest) files that include a specific point location.
Since this is a portable program, it is important to mention that it doesn’t leave any traces in the Windows Registry.
You can copy it on any USB flash drive or other devices, and take it with you whenever you to need to surf on the Internet on the breeze, without having to go through installation steps.
POI Editor gives you the possibility to specify the latitude and longitude coordinates, enter the title, description and icon, as well as insert the icon size and offset icon. You can also save the generated information to a file.
Advanced functions enable you to set the parameters related to the POI data in a dedicated panel.
Since there aren’t any many dedicated parameters, even rookies can master the process with minimum effort. On the downside, it hasn’t been updated for a while, so it may cause compatibility issues on newer operating systems.
As it would be expected from such a small utility, it remains light on the system resources, so it doesn’t burden the overall performance of the computer, nor interfere with other programs’ functionality.
To sum things up, POI Editor seems to be the right choice in case you are looking for a simple-to-use application that comes bundled with only a few configuration settings for helping you create POI files. It can be easily configured and installed by all types of users, regardless of their experience level.