File Extension Library

.OV2 File Extension

  • Developer by: TomTom
  • Category: GIS Files

What is an .OV2 file?

.OV2 file extension is created by TomTom. .OV2 has been classified as GIS Files.

.OV2 is TomTom Points of Interest Database

Database of locations called "points of interest" that can be overlaid on a TomTom navigation map; may be created manually with TomTom Navigator (using a Pocket PC device) or by converting an existing database to the TomTom Navigator format with TomTom HOME.

OV2 files may be saved with a corresponding .BMP image file that provides a graphic representation of the locations.

List of all softwares that can open the TomTom Points of Interest Database

How to Open .OV2 file on different platforms

Open .OV2 File on Windows

  • Right-click a .OV2
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .OV2 file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .OV2 files" Press "Ok"

Open .OV2 File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .OV2 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 .OV2 File on Linux

Right click on the .OV2 file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .OV2 File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .OV2 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 .OV2 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 .OV2 files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .OV2 files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .OV2 files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .OV2 file format
  2. You need to check the .OV2 file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)