Overview

Points of Interest (POIs) are useful places on a map. Some examples include restaurants, hotels, shops and petrol stations.

A TomTom POI set consists of a file with the extension .ov2. It contains information which describes all the locations in the POI set using fields for longitude, latitude, location name and optional phone number.

There are four ways to create a POI set:

For small numbers of locations it is easiest to create a POI set directly on your device.

You can easily create a POI set using our unique online Wizard.

3.By converting a list of locations

Please see the Add to TomTom Web Developers Guide for more information.

4.Using third party tools

Please see the Add to TomTom Web Developers Guide for more information.

Note: If you have good computer knowledge but no programming experience and you want to create a POI set with a large amount of locations, we recommend that you try these third party tools:

POI Editor - POI Editor lets you create, view, edit and convert POI files. http://www.poieditor.com/

PoiEdit - Save, load, convert and edit POI files with this free application. http://www.poiedit.com/

Next step: Choose one of the above methods.