File Extension Library


.POI File Extension

  • Developer by: Magellan
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .POI file?

.POI file extension is created by Magellan. .POI has been classified as Data Files. The format of .POI file is Binary.

.POI is Magellan Maestro Point of Interest File

Point of Interest (POI) file used by Magellan Maestro personal navigation systems; contains one or more points of interest, including their names and locations; can be a navigation destination or a point used to generate navigational routes.

How to Open .POI file on different platforms

Open .POI File on Windows

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

Open .POI File on Mac

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

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

Open .POI File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .POI files

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