This is article is a glossary of terms commonly used on the Memory-Map website and knowledge base:
|DMS (Digital Map Store)||
The Digital Map Store is our digital distribution platform for maps and charts.
iOS is a mobile operating system developed by Apple Inc. It is the default operating system on all iPhones, iPads and iPods.
Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google. It is an open source operating system which means it can be used on a variety of devices such as mobile phones and tablets.
An overlay object can be a mark, route or track. These are objects which you can place on top of maps.
|v5 or Version 5||
Memory-Map products produced between 2005 and 2015 are v5 products, this means that they are compatible with the version 5 Memory-Map software on PC's.
|Index data/Placename index||
This is what Memory-Map uses when you try to perform a search in the software (refer to .mmi in the file types below).
|Licence Management System||
This is the system the Memory-Map software uses to record all your licences/activations against your Memory-Map account.
|.qct (Memory-Map Quickchart)||
This is Map header file, it is required for the map to appear in the map list and points to the .qc3 file.
|.qc3 (QC3 file)||
This file contains all the map tiles. If you see a .qc3 file in the same location as a .qct (Memory-Map Quickchart) then it is required to display any mapping on that device.
|.mmi (MMI file)||
This is the place name index, stores names of towns and cities for the search function.
|.qed (QED file)||
This is the elevation data, shows the height of an area when you hover your cursor over it (PC only).
|.mmo (Memory-Map Overlay)||
This is an overlay file which uses Memory-Maps own propriety overlay format.
|.gpx (GPS Exchange)||
This is an overlay file which uses an open source overlay format that is supported In a multitude of navigational program. This is the default file format used by the Memory-Map 6 software application, iOS and Android apps
|.mmlicinst (Licence file)||
This is a file containing licence data for a PC device. They are used in the PC licence migration process and can be downloaded from our Licence Management System.