File Extension Library

.NMEA File Extension

  • Developer by: National Marine Electronics Association
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Text

What are .NMEA files and how to open them?

Can't open .NMEA file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .NMEA file.

What is a .NMEA file extension?

.NMEA file extension is created by National Marine Electronics Association. .NMEA has been classified as Data Files. The format of .NMEA file is Text.

.NMEA is NMEA Data File

GPS file that contains data in the NMEA (National Marine Electronics Association) format; stores sentences in ASCII text that consist of latitude, longitude, and time values.

The NMEA format is used by many Marine GPS devices to transmit data from marine electronics to computers and other marine equipment. It holds data in sentence structure, with each first word, known as the data type, defining the interpretation of the rest of the sentence.

NOTE: You can import the NMEA files to .KML files with the NMEA to KML converter online.

List of all softwares that can open the NMEA Data File
NMEA to KML converter

How to fix problems with .NMEA files

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