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When I download my map, the file is in .ZIP format. What is this?

Last Published: April 25, 2020


This is a compression format most commonly used on PCs. Programs such as PKZIP and WinZip can be used to open the file. If you are a Macintosh user, you can open this format using Stuffit Expander.

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