GPS Track Editor, as the name suggests, is a free software to edit GPX files containing tracks.Other than GPX, it supports other track files such as TCX, NMEA, Magellan SD, etc. Its main interface is divided into three sections: File, Map, and Points panels.Points are displayed with respective information including Coordinates, Elevation, Date/time, Leg Length, Speed, Heading, etc. A GPX file, also known as a GPS Exchange Format file, is simply a text file with geographic information such as waypoints, tracks, and routes saved in it. You can use GPX files to transfer that information between GPS units and computers.
Opening gp3, gp4, gp5 and .gpx files is as easy as 2 clicks, once you have the necessary software downloaded and installed.
Files with the extension of gp3, gp4, gp5 and .gpx are all Guitar Pro files, and the numbering refers to the version of Guitar Pro they were originally created with. The present version of Guitar Pro is GP7, which is the most modern version of the guitar software to date.
Guitar Pro files are actually tablature files, since Guitar Pro is a multi-track music sheet editing program. It has the power not only to write music for any instrument you can imagine, but thanks to its realistic sound engine, it has the ability to playback the score as well.
We here at TheGuitarLesson.com use Guitar Pro on a daily basis, and recommend it to our students as well. One of the best things about the software is that loads of people use it, and they have created tens of thousands of gp3-5 files on all the songs you can imagine.
You can actually find and download the GP file to basically any song ever written in our free Guitar Pro tabs database. Just visit the link, search for whatever song you are interested in learning, and download it free of charge.
If you don't have the Guitar Pro 6 software yet, know that it is not a free program, but it's features and usefulness offset the $60 you need to pay for it. Also, if you are a Premium Member at TheGuitarLesson.com, you'll receive a 20% discount off of your purchase of Guitar Pro 6.
This page is as much for me as it is for you. It’s effectively my little list of tools and apps that can be used to fix, convert, export, tweak, or otherwise modify what are typically completed activity files/workouts. I’ve also added in a few other related things like where to find older firmware versions, etc…
At this point I’m not using this list as a place for a listing of apps (i.e. RunKeeper/MapMyRun/etc…). Rather, think of this as a toolbox, and these are things that you may find useful if you were at your workbench. Make sense? Enjoy!
The DCR Analyzer:
We’ll start off with my own tool – The DCR Analyzer – which is simply to compare data from multiple files. This is useful if you want to compare different power meters, different heart rate straps, GPS tracks, and so on. Full details of how it works here.
File/Activity Converters & Exporters:
These tools convert activity files from one format to another format. This is generally used when a company doesn’t export in the formats you want to upload to a given site.
Apple Watch to .FIT File Exporter: A super simple exporter to get files from Apple watch into standard .FIT file format. It’s what I use for testing purposes. Note, RunGap also works well here if you want fancier stuff.
Nike+ to GPX file exporter: Allows you to get data out of the Nike platform and to any site you want, such as Strava, etc…
Polar .GPX & .HRM combining tool to .TCX files: Useful for uploading to Strava, 3rd party sites, etc…
Polar Converter: Converts .xml, .hrm and .gpx files from Polar device to .tcx files for Strava, 3rd party sites, etc…
Polar V800 Exporter (Desktop): PC/Mac based tool to export V800 files as industry standard GPS or TCX files.
Polar V800 Downloader (Desktop): PC/Mac based tool to connect directly to V800 and download workout files.
File/Service Synchronization Sites:
These sites synchronize data across websites and services. Some of them are fully supported, and some of them are a bit more ‘wild’. Keep in mind that while most services offer the ability to ‘revoke’ access to a given app, not all do.
View Gpx File
**Tapiriik: This will synchronize your activities automatically between numerous services such as Garmin Connect, Strava, SportTracks, Training Peaks and many more. (DCR post here)
FitDataSync: This will synchronize the weight from FitBit scales over to Garmin Connect
Flow2Strava: Synchronize activities from Polar Flow (all current generation Polar devices) to Strava.
CopyMySports: This will synchronize your activities automatically between Garmin Connect and RunKeeper or Strava. (DCR post here)
SyncMyTracks (Android): This will sync activities across a variety of platforms, such as Strava, Endomondo, RunKeeper, Polar and Garmin Connect (along with others). This is the best (only?) way to bulk sync older history from Polar to Garmin.
RunGap: While technically more of a phone app, I include it here only because it can actually sync between sites – most notably from Polar Flow to 3rd party sites such as Strava, Training Peaks, etc…
File Modification/Correction Tools:
These tools modify and/or tweak the data within an activity file. This is often useful when you need to fix something due to error (device or human).
**FIT File Tools Site: Remove data field tool, time adjuster tool, multiple file combiner tool.
**Garmin Online FIT Repair Tool: Useful if your activity file is corrupted/incorrect/dorked up.
GPS Babel: Tool for converting different track files for a variety of devices, as well as merging tracks and making corrections. Slightly more focused on hiking/trekking than endurance sports (but can still help there).
GPS Prune: Ability to import and modify GPS/KML/TXT/KMZ files.
FIT File Repair Tool: Similar to above, just not free, though has more features in case the above doesn’t cover it.
Garmin Pool Swimming File Editor: Fix issues with your activity files such as lost laps/lengths and more.
SRM to Strava: This tool will merge your SRM file with the GPX file from the Strava app (phone), and then spit out a new .TCX file that you can use anywhere – Strava or otherwise.
These tools help you migrate from one platform to another. For example, if you previously had a Garmin device and then wanted to move to the Suunto platform. Note that many of the ‘Sync’ tools in the section up a bit higher can also be used for this same purpose.
Sports Tracker (ex-Nokia site) export tool: Method to bulk export out the files to .GPX format for movement to other platforms.
Random other things:
**Tool to visually compare multiple GPS tracks: This is a handy way to quickly compare a few different device track files (GPX/TCX/FIT) on a map. Just drag and drop.
**FIT File Viewer: This is a great tool for quickly looking at the contents of a .FIT file online, specifically the various attributes contained within it.
FIT File Viewer Tool: A simple (different) lightweight tool for opening up .FIT files
Gpx Viewer online, free
**FIT File ANT+ Sensor ID & Serial Number Enumeration Tool: Quick and easy tool to spit out the ANT+ ID’s of any sensors that were used/paired within an activity file, and shows you ANT+ ID, ANT+ Serial Number, and Manufacturer of sensors paired.
GPS Track Comparison Tool: This free tool allows quick analysis comparison of GPS tracks from multiple file types.
iOS App To Validate HRV Data: Tool to view/validate HRV/RR data for Bluetooth Smart heart rate straps
Di2 Stats: Site that allows you to view your Di2 ride stats generated from compatible Garmin devices (i.e. the Edge 1000).
Suunto Ambit Interval Workout Creator: Allows you to generate the app code for an interval workout, which can then be saved to your device.
Please note: All of these tools/apps/sites can do cool things, but some of them can also be harmful if used improperly (for example backporting your firmware in an un-supported manner if you don’t know what you’re doing). This page isn’t designed for support of these tools – but rather just a simple place to list them. For support, please contact the folks behind the tools.
If you have suggestions of tools to add to this list, feel free to use the ‘Contact’ button at the top of the page and I’ll take a look at the tool/site/app to see if it meets the criteria for this list/page, or perhaps a future list/page/post. Also, you can post them here in this announcement post.
Gpx File Reader online, free
**These are ones that I tend to use myself more frequently than not. So, I’d sorta consider them my ‘Recommended’ options. Which doesn’t mean the others aren’t great, it’s simply just the ones I use personally as they fit my specific needs/requirements.