KMLCSV Converter is a simple, neat, and handy tool that lets you easily convert between Google Earth KML files and formatted CSV files, in both directions. This kind of conversion is useful in plenty of situations, including when you want to plot all custom POIs (“points of interest”) with Google Earth first before transferring them into your Garmin GPS device using the POI Loader.
This tool can also quickly display the POIs in Google Maps. “Quick links” (shortcut buttons) for opening Google Earth or the Garmin POI Loader are also incorporated within its interface.
One of its most remarkable advantages is the intuitive interface. KMLCSV Converter is very easy-to-use, even for complete beginners. Furthermore, it supports several different character encodings and the conversion is performed very quickly, saving the users a lot of precious time. Since it is a Java-based tool, it is also pretty stable, reliable, and can be used on different platforms. Last but not least, it is also an open source program, so it won’t cost you a thing to use it. In conclusion, KMLCSV Converter is a nice utility that leaves no room for complaint. Whenever you need to convert between KML and CSV files, you can count on it.
- Open source
- Handles both UTF-8 and ISO-8859-1 character encodings
- Having installed Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 1.6 or later is required for this tool to function