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NGT File Extension

Noni GPSPlot Track Format
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    Noni GPSPlot
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What is NGT file?

NGT is a file extension commonly associated with Noni GPSPlot Track Format files. Noni GPSPlot Track Format specification was created by Noni GPSPlot. NGT file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Linux, Windows system platform. Files with NGT extension are categorized as GIS Files files. The GIS Files subset comprises 255 various file formats. The most popular program for handling NGT files is Merkaartor, but users can choose among 1 different programs that support this file format. Merkaartor software was developed by Jean-Philippe Lang, and on its official website you may find more information about NGT files or the Merkaartor software program.

Programs which support NGT file extension

The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with NGT files, divided into 2 categories based on operating system on which they are available. Files with NGT suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support NGT file

How to open file with NGT extension?

Being unable to open files with NGT extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with NGT files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Download and install Merkaartor

Install software to open NGT file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening NGT files is that no program that can handle NGT files is installed on user’s system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Merkaartor and install it on your device. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Merkaartor website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Merkaartor

Update software that support file extension NGTYou still cannot access NGT files although Merkaartor is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of Merkaartor installed, it may not support NGT format. The latest version of Merkaartor should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Merkaartor to NGT files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate NGT files with latest version of Merkaartor you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with NGT file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the NGT with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Merkaartor is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open NGT files and clicking OK.
Associate software with NGT file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the NGT file and select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select Merkaartor and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with NGT extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Verify that the NGT is not faulty

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the NGT file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

Check NGT file for viruses
1. Check the NGT file for viruses or malware

Should it happed that the NGT 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. If the scanner detected that the NGT file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the NGT file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. It could happen the the download process of file with NGT extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Noni GPSPlot Track Format file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Merkaartor

If the systems has insufficient resources to open NGT files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Noni GPSPlot Track Format files. It may be the case that the NGT files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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