4 Best Free FIT File Editor Software for Windows

Here is a list of best free FIT file editor software for Windows. Using these free software, you can view and edit FIT files. FIT i.e. Flexible and Interoperable Data Transfer is a file format developed by Garmin used to store GPS points, tracks, and routes. You can edit many other GPS track files with these software including GPX, KML, TCX, TRK, etc.

To edit FIT files, you can change waypoints or track points’ information such as latitude, longitude, altitude, name, description, symbol, etc. You can also add new track points, delete existing ones, reorder them, reverse their order, etc. These software let you create new routes and tracks too. It also lets you import another supported GPS data file to merge into the current FIT file. Additionally, you can choose the desired map service to view and edit FIT files. After editing FIT file, you can convert and save the modified version in some other file format like GPX, KML, TCX, WPT, LOC, CSV, etc.

My Favorite FIT File Editor for Windows:

Garmin BaseCamp is one of my favorite software because it is a featured software and it supports a lot of formats other than FIT, such as GPX, KML, TCX, LOC, etc. If you want a simple yet effective FIT file editor, try GPS Utility.

Also, you may checkout lists of best free TCX File Editors, GPX File Editors, and FIT File Viewers for Windows.

Garmin BaseCamp



Garmin BaseCamp is a free GIS software for Windows. In it, you can also view and edit FIT files as well as GPX, KML, TCX, LOC, etc. files.

How to edit FIT files in Garmin BaseCamp:

Firstly, import one or more FIT files to its library. As you select a FIT file, you will be able to view its waypoints, tracks, and routes on the map and in the left panel. You can now use various provided tools in order to edit FIT files. These tools include select, pan, zoom, insert, divide, erase, measure, etc. You can also create new waypoints, routes, and tracks. Additionally, you can delete waypoints, invert waypoints, split track, move track point, create the route from selected track, etc.

To view a FIT file, it provides 2D and 3D maps, fullscreen mode, data filter (waypoints, tracks, routes, etc.), and more. You can view various statistics related to a FIT file like points, distance, speed, elevation, area, time, etc. It also displays graphs including Speed v/s Distance and Elevation v/s Distance. It provides a Trip Planner tool to create a new trip.

To export edited version of FIT file, it supports TCX, GPX, KML, CSV, TXT, etc. formats.

All in all, it is a nice free software to edit FIT files. You can find a lot of handy tools in it such as Find Places on Yelp, Find Points of Interest, Find Addresses, BirdsEye Imagery, Create Adventure, etc.

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GPS Utility



GPS Utility is another free FIT file editor on this list. You can view and edit a FIT file using this software. After opening a FIT file, you can view its waypoints, track points, routes, track summary, etc. in a spreadsheet-like tab. Also, it lets you enable map view to preview points and tracks. You can select a waypoint or track point and edit its information like latitude, longitude, altitude, heart rate, timestamp, etc. Additionally, it allows you to add new waypoints/ track points, remove selected points, reverse track points, etc. Other than that, you can find various useful tools to manipulate a FIT file such as Break/Join Track, Calibrate Altitude/Depth, Mark/Unmark Track Points, Create Waypoint from Trackpoints, Swap Altitude and Depth, Smooth Altitude, Correlate JPG files, etc.

You can’t save the edited FIT file in its native format but if you want, you can save the edited version in many other formats including TCX, GPX, KML, RTE, WPT, MAP, etc. Plus, you can import and edit these files in this software.

Note: The free version of GPS Utility is limited in terms of datasets as it supports at most 100 waypoints, 500 track points, 5 routes.

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RouteConverter



RouteConverter is the next free FIT file editor software for Windows. Apart from FIT files, it supports a wide number of GPS data files to edit, such as TCX, GPX, KML, WPT, LOC, TRK, RTE, POI, etc. You can simply import a FIT file and edit its GPS information including waypoints, routes, and tracks.

As you open a FIT file, it shows the containing waypoints’ information and statistics like length, duration, etc. You can also view waypoints, tracks, and routes on the map using services like OpenStreet, Thunderforest, HikeBikeMap, OpenTopoMap, etc. It lets you modify an existing waypoint’s latitude, longitude, and elevation. You can even add new waypoints, remove an existing one, change the order of waypoints, and/or reverse waypoints. It also provides an option to import track points, routes, etc., from an external supported file. You can find a handy Find Place feature in it, which lets you look for a location manually and add it to the track or route. Additionally, you can convert routes to tracks or vice versa.

The edited FIT file can be saved in the formats of TCX, GPX, KML, RTE, TRK, LOC, CSV, XLS, etc.

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Notepad++



Notepad++ is a popular text and code editor for Windows. This can be your alternative to a FIT file editor. You can manually edit a FIT file in this software. In a similar manner, it can also be used to edit GPX, KML, TCX, etc. files too.

It lets you open a FIT file and view the containing waypoint, tracks, etc., as you can see in above screenshot. The points are shown with respective information like latitude, longitude, altitude, date, time, speed, etc. You can edit this data, manually add new points, remove an existing point, move a point up/down, change the order of points, etc. After making modifications, you can save them in the original FIT file itself.

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