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The data can be be downloaded in the following formats
- KML format for use with maps.me
- CSV format for use with Garmin sat nav devices
- OV2 format for use with TomTom sat nav devices
KML Format for Maps.Me
Mapping is provided by maps.me and can be downloaded free for both iOS and Android.
InstructionsTo allow direct opening into maps.me on an iPad, this process should be done using Safari as the browser
Select the type of site and pin colour you require...
Once you have selected colour and category type, press the Download button and the file will be downloaded.
This file can then be opened in maps.me application
On an ipad, a window will open and the file will be displayed with the option to Open in "maps.me", simply click on this to load the markers
CSV Format For Garmin Sat Nav
CSV file formats can be used with the majority of sat nav units from Garmin
You will also need the Garmin POI loader to install the files which you can download from the Garmin website
OV2 Format For TomTom Sat Nav
OV2 file formats can be used with the majority of sat nav units from TomTom
Select the catgeory of file you want to download and press the "Download" button. This will save a .ov2 file which you will need to upload to your TomTom® satnav along with a suitable icon to show the markers. The icon MUST be the same name as the .ov2 file and in the same folder
Save this image to the same folder where you save the csv file
Right click and 'save images as '