File Extension Library


.MGLW File Extension

  • Developer by: GeoVisu Development Team
  • Category: GIS, GPS navigation and map Files

What is an .MGLW file?

.MGLW file extension is created by GeoVisu Development Team. .MGLW has been classified as GIS, GPS navigation and map Files.

.MGLW is Magellan waypoint file

The MGLW file extension is used by GeoVisu for waypoint file downloaded from Magellan GPS receivers.


How to open:

The best way to handle GIS files is to use their native software. If you do not have access to it, look for some 3rd party alternatives with broad format support or perhaps a converter that would allow you to export the data to some interchange format.For general information try to look at:Basic info how to open GIS, GPS or map files

How to convert:

Special GIS converter exist and may help users to transfer or transform their maps and other navigation data between programs or devices. For general information try to look at:Basic info how to convert GIS, GPS or map files

How to Open .MGLW file on different platforms

Open .MGLW File on Windows

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

Open .MGLW File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .MGLW 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 .MGLW File on Linux

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

Open .MGLW File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .MGLW 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 .MGLW 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 .MGLW files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .MGLW files

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