How to Convert Gpx to Kmz

.GPX and .KMZ files are pinpoints on a map, with physical location data saved in a format certain computer programs can understand. .GPX files are one standard format, but .KMZ files are the kind used by Google Earth.

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Download and install Google Earth using the link in the resources section.

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Launch Google Earth, and close the "Tips" window that pops up.

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Click on the "File" menu, and select "Open."

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Click on the drop-down box in the bottom right corner that reads "Google Earth."

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Select the option that reads "GPS (.gpx, .loc, *.mps)."

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Navigate to the .GPX file using the file browser. Click once to select it, and then click "Open."

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Click "OK" on the data import box, and wait for the import to complete.

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Right-click on the imported place under "Temporary Places." It should read "GPS device" or something similar.

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Select "Save Place As..." from the right-click menu.

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Type a file name, select a location and click "Save." The .KMZ file should be on your computer now.