.NMEA File Extension

.NMEA File Extension

File Type

NMEA Data File

Developer National Marine Electronics Association
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Category Data Files
Format Text

What is an NMEA 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.

More Information

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.

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Programs that open NMEA files

Updated September 25, 2015

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