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📌 .GMAP format type corresponds to the map bundle referenced by some particular Garmin navigation devices. As a matter of fact, .GMAP container stores a map of relevant regions on the planet (for instance, City Navigator North America). Precisely, .GMAP data specification can be utilized in conjunction with Mac and PC software utilities and solutions such as MapInstall and Garmin BaseCamp, as well as with specific Garmin devices. Garmin GPS-navigator is a contemporary proprietary ultimate service for identifying accurate location of the requested object, determined in the form of geographical coordinates on the world map.
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📌 Additionally, .GMAP file sample can relate to a shortcut applied to open a map generated in Google My Maps web-service and stored within Google Drive cloud storage. This proper .GMAP file object includes a reference to the map it reveals, as well as the Gmail account applied to create the map. .GMAP mapping objects are usually built up and maintained by desktop edition for Google Drive cloud service. When double-clicked, shortcut files for Google Drive for Desktop platform uncover the contents of the relevant file in the web-edition of the particular Google Workspace item. Formerly, .GMAP containers were generated by Backup and Sync toolkit from Google enterprise. However, since October 2021 the .GMAP files were supported by Drive for Desktop infrastructure, which afterwards superseded the older Backup and Sync environment.
📌 .GMAP file instances can be seamlessly processed and opened up by Garmin BaseCamp package, as well as other related solutions from the same corporate developer. The .GMAP container is strictly locked for GPS-oriented toolkits and primarily involved in the mobile devices and gadgets, which are working on the basis of Garmin products. Alternatively, the .GMAP format standard may also rely on Google My Maps service, that stores all of the internal data on Google Drive for Desktop package, accessible for free download until now. Therefore, this subtype of .GMAP extension is also flawlessly opened by a plain word processor or text editor.