LMX File Extension

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Landmark Exchange Format
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What is LMX file?

LMX filename suffix is mostly used for Landmark Exchange Format files. Nokia defined the Landmark Exchange Format format standard. Files with LMX extension may be used by programs distributed for Android, Mac OS, Windows platform. LMX file format, along with 1258 other file formats, belongs to the Data Files category. Users are advised to use Nokia PC Suite software for managing LMX files, although 3 other programs can also handle this type of file.

Programs which support LMX file extension

Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open LMX files divided into 3 categories according to system platform supported. LMX files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support LMX file

How to open file with LMX extension?

Problems with accessing LMX may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Landmark Exchange Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with LMX files.

Step 1. Install Nokia PC Suite software

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening LMX files is that no program that can handle LMX files is installed on user’s system. The most obvious solution is to download and install Nokia PC Suite or one to the listed programs: Nokia Multimedia Transfer, GPSBabel, Route 66. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading Nokia PC Suite installed is by going to developer’s website () and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Update Nokia PC Suite to the latest version

If the problems with opening LMX files still occur even after installing Nokia PC Suite, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Nokia PC Suite is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of Nokia PC Suite installed, it may not support LMX format. The latest version of Nokia PC Suite should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Landmark Exchange Format files with Nokia PC Suite

If you have the latest version of Nokia PC Suite installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage LMX on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the LMX file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Nokia PC Suite is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open LMX files and clicking OK.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with LMX extension, select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with LMX extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the LMX is not faulty

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper LMX file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. The LMX may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

Should it happed that the LMX is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. LMX file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Verify that the LMX file’s structure is intact

If the LMX file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. When downloading the file with LMX extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Nokia PC Suite

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with LMX extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Landmark Exchange Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the LMX files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

Conversion of a LMX file

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