File Extension Library


.GVG File Extension

  • Developer by: Kompass
  • Category: GIS, GPS navigation and map Files

What is an .GVG file?

.GVG file extension is created by Kompass. .GVG has been classified as GIS, GPS navigation and map Files.

.GVG is Kompass map

The gvg file extension is associated with Kompass Karten Digital Maps application. Kompass Karten is German GPS navigation software used to plan trips in Europe.

The gvg file contains map in proprietary Kompass map file format.


How to open:

Use Kompass Karten Digital Maps or CompeGPS Land to open Kompass map files.

How to convert:

Probably can be exported to other formats.

How to Open .GVG file on different platforms

Open .GVG File on Windows

  • Right-click a .GVG
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .GVG file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .GVG files" Press "Ok"

Open .GVG File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .GVG file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .GVG File on Linux

Right click on the .GVG file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .GVG File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .GVG file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .GVG File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .GVG files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .GVG files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .GVG files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .GVG file format
  2. You need to check the .GVG file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)