TCX Files: What It Is and How to Open It

If you've received TCX files and can't open them for some reason, and you want to know what it is and what to do about it, keep on reading!

TCX files are typically a type of binary file used by certain software, and many software packages can share a common file extension. In the case of files with an TCX extension, popular software packages such as Garmin Training Center Database XML and TurboCAD Drawing as Text can open it.


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How to Open Your TCX File

The easiest way to open file extension TCX is to try downloading some of the most popular software that uses TCX extension. The most well-known programs associated with TCX files include Garmin Training Center Database XML and TurboCAD Drawing as Text.

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As you may already know, if you have Garmin Training Center Database XML or TurboCAD Drawing as Text, you can simply double-click on your TCX and it should open up. But what if your software does not open the file?

First, try right-clicking on the file and selecting "Open With..." and select Garmin Training Center Database XML or TurboCAD Drawing as Text from the dropdown list. If that didn't work, go into the file associations settings of Windows, and set Garmin Training Center Database XML or TurboCAD Drawing as Text to open TCX files by default.

Please note that TCX file extensions may not be limited to Garmin Training Center Database XML or TurboCAD Drawing as Text only. You could always do a Google search to find other software that uses TCX files and download that to try to open your file.

Still no luck? Get in touch with the developer of the software title to see if they can be of assistance. If your software does not have an identified developer in the chart below, a quick web search of the software title should give you some clues on who to contact.

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Garmin Training Center Database XML Garmin Ltd.
TurboCAD Drawing as Text Microsoft Developer


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