An easy to operate software solution that you can use to add a multitude of custom POI files and use them with a wide variety of GPS devices
A POI file is used to mark a certain location in space and can contain information in the form of text, images and audio. This application enables you to work with file types such as GPX, CSV, MGLN, OV2, XLS and KML.
Extra_POI_Editor displays a user-friendly interface which makes it very easy for you to add, edit and export new POI files. It’s separated into four sections that allow you to view a list of all the POI files you have, a preview of the map that shows the actual location and two areas where you can view the information you added about the points.
Adding a new POI is a very simple task. You get a fairly big window in which you insert information such as longitude, latitude, elevation, time, name, description, address, symbol, tour guide info and much more. Once you insert the coordinates, the application automatically displays a the location on the map. If it is off by a few meters or more, you can fine-tune the exact positioning by dragging the map with the help of your mouse.
In case you have to deal with a large number of points, Extra_POI_Editor provides a handful of helpful options that you can use to manage them. You are able to sort them by name, location, state, category, best route and open the maps to get a better view.
As the POI files you create end up on GPS devices, it’s important to note that Extra_POI_Editor is compatible with manufacturers such as TomTom, Magellan and Garmin.
To sum things up, if you’re on the look for a POI editing applications which allows you to customize the files in great detail, you can definitely try Extra_POI_Editor.
Reviewed by Alexandru Chirila, last updated on February 4th, 2014
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What's New in This Release:
- Added "Save as" Magellan .MGLN file (Got it! At last!)
- Added button in POI Edit window to MAXIMIZE/MINIMIZE the Map.
- Import a gpx file with route. You can view the route2 using View All POIs on MAP.
- Find all POIs close to a route (in Edit menu) by specifying a distance from the route.
Application descriptionExtra_POI_Editor is a useful application that can edit .GPX POI file and provide an easy way to convert them to T...