How to open Google KML (.kml) file in MapInfo Professional

MapInfo Professional

File -> Open Universal Data
Click the Browse button next to Format and select Google Earth KML format from the FME Reader Gallery and click OK.
Click the Browse button next to Dataset and locate the path to the .kml file and click open.

To ensure attributes are included:
  1. Back at the Specify Data Source dialog box, click on Parameters. Expand Schema Attributes.
  2. Click the browse button next to Additional Attributes to Expose, and select the available attributes. Click OK.
  3. Click OK and OK.
  4. Select the Layer(s) to view eg. Placemark.
  5. Click the Browse button next to Directory and set the path to save the TAB file, then click OK.
KML file(s) will now open in MapInfo with attribute data.
UPDATED:  June 16, 2017