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Garmin Updated MapSource Software to Version 6.16.3

garminGarmin MapSource v.6.16.3 - v.6.16.3 - 54.41 MB

Garmin has updated its MapSource Windows-based mapping software.  MapSource is included with the purchase of a Garmin map on DVD or CD. Features include:

  • Back up important trip data separately from your Garmin device.
  • Plan routes from the convenience of your computer instead of on your device.
  • Create, view, and edit waypoints, routes, and tracks.
  • Plan extensive or complicated routes, in which you travel to several locations in an order you specify.
  • Transfer waypoints, routes and tracks between your computer and your device.
  • Transfer selected map from your computer to your device.
  • Find items, addresses and points of interest included in the map data.
  • View your maps in detail on your computer screen.

You can even download a MapSource tutorial at http://www8.garmin.com/cartography/mapsourceTutorial.html.

Changes made from version 6.16.2 to 6.16.3:

  • Fixed some map display issues (22s & 71s labels instead of highway names).
  • Fixed Pedestrian routing.
  • Fixed some other routing issues.
  • Fixed Find Nearest Waypoints issue.
  • Fixed vertical profile custom scale settings (right-clicking on the scale of the vertical profile).
  • Fixed selection issue (waypoints were not de-selected when selecting a track before).
  • Fixed an issue where MapSource did not remember the grid setting correctly.
  • Fixed an issue with the updating process.
  • Fixed sort by number of via points in the route tab.
  • Fixed an issue with spot soundings.
  • Fixed a Polish localization issue.
  • Made MapSource more robust when encountering invalid map products.
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Garmin Updated MapSource Software to Version 6.16.2

garminGarmin MapSource v.6.16.2 - v.6.16.2 - 54.71 MB

Garmin has updated its MapSource Windows-based mapping software.  MapSource is included with the purchase of a Garmin map on DVD or CD. Features include:

  • Back up important trip data separately from your Garmin device.
  • Plan routes from the convenience of your computer instead of on your device.
  • Create, view, and edit waypoints, routes, and tracks.
  • Plan extensive or complicated routes, in which you travel to several locations in an order you specify.
  • Transfer waypoints, routes and tracks between your computer and your device.
  • Transfer selected map from your computer to your device.
  • Find items, addresses and points of interest included in the map data.
  • View your maps in detail on your computer screen.

You can even download a MapSource tutorial at http://www8.garmin.com/cartography/mapsourceTutorial.html.

Changes made from version 6.16.1 to 6.16.2:

  • Improved handling of invalid gpx files from devices
  • Improved handling of missing components, MapSource will now display a message indicating the missing component
  • Changed number of most recently used files from 4 to 10
  • Fixed some untranslated strings
  • Fixed an issue with saving as gpx and dxf in the Dutch localization
  • Fixed a routing issue with third party map products
  • Fixed several other routing issues
  • Fixed an issue where MapSource would not remember the icon size setting correctly
  • Fixed an issue with deleting waypoints from a route
  • Fixed a map drawing issue
  • Fixed display of ampersands on the map
  • Fixed an issue with creating waypoints on certain features
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Garmin Updated MapSource Software to Version 6.16.1

garminGarmin MapSource v.6.16.1 - v.6.16.1 - 55.01 MB

It looks like Garmin is on a four-month update schedule of its MapSource Windows-based mapping software.  MapSource is included with the purchase of a Garmin map on DVD or CD. Features include:

  • Back up important trip data separately from your Garmin device.
  • Plan routes from the convenience of your computer instead of on your device.
  • Create, view, and edit waypoints, routes, and tracks.
  • Plan extensive or complicated routes, in which you travel to several locations in an order you specify.
  • Transfer waypoints, routes and tracks between your computer and your device.
  • Transfer selected map from your computer to your device.
  • Find items, addresses and points of interest included in the map data.
  • View your maps in detail on your computer screen.

You can even download a MapSource tutorial at http://www8.garmin.com/cartography/mapsourceTutorial.html.

Changes made from version 6.15.11 to 6.16.1:

  • Added support for 64-bit USB device drivers.
  • Added generic label descriptions (less ‘unknown’ features).
  • Added support for importing relevant data from TCX files.
  • Added very small and very large symbol size selection.
  • Added support for editing waypoint address and phone number information.
  • Added New Zealand TM grid.
  • Added display of the total length of all selected tracks/routes in the status bar.
  • Added numeric sorting of routes, tracks and waypoints.
  • Added ability to send error reports directly to Garmin after a crash.
  • Improved memory issues when running MapSource under Windows 7.
  • Improved map projection for many map products.
  • Improved speed of ‘finalizing’ step when transferring data to SD cards.
  • Changed mouse-wheel functionality to zoom in and out.
  • Changed ‘seasonal closures’ avoidance option to ‘date and time closures’. MapSource will now route over roads that have time-of-day and seasonal closures if this avoidance option is not checked.
  • Changed route via point symbol to small black dot.
  • Fixed various categories and subcategories that affected find operations and the display of POI categories and subcategories.
  • Fixed some auto-routing oddities.
  • Fixed remembering ‘Find Nearest’ dialog search category.
  • Fixed issues with ‘Save As’ file dialog (in some cases, existing files were overwritten without prompting).
  • Fixed some issues with the Swedish grid.
  • Fixed issue with address search when a city name was supplied.
  • Fixed loss of mixed-case characters when transferring routes to some USB devices.
  • Fixed an issue with the refreshing of the route avoidances dialog.
  • Fixed an issue with finding elevation features.
  • Fixed an issue where the comment field would be incorrect after creating a waypoint from a find result.
  • Fixed an issue where transferring data from a mass-storage device would fail.
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Garmin Updated MapSource Software to Version 6.15.11

garmin It has been four months since Garmin has updated it MapSource Windows-based mapping software.  MapSource is included with the purchase of a Garmin map on DVD or CD. Features include:

  • Back up important trip data separately from your Garmin device.
  • Plan routes from the convenience of your computer instead of on your device.
  • Create, view, and edit waypoints, routes, and tracks.
  • Plan extensive or complicated routes, in which you travel to several locations in an order you specify.
  • Transfer waypoints, routes and tracks between your computer and your device.
  • Transfer selected map from your computer to your device.
  • Find items, addresses and points of interest included in the map data.
  • View your maps in detail on your computer screen.

You can even download a MapSource tutorial at http://www8.garmin.com/cartography/mapsourceTutorial.html.

Changes made from version 6.15.7 to 6.15.11:

  • Improved performance for custom draw elements.
  • Made sure waypoints of type ‘Geotagged Photo’ don’t crash MapSource.
  • Allowed the import and export of unlock codes.
  • Made sure unlocking changes get propagated without needing to restart the application.
  • Phone numbers that were imported from gpx files were not written back out again. This is now fixed.
  • Added support for enhanced map security.
  • Fixed unlocking issue.
  • Implemented Asian 6-level address search.
  • Improved trimming performance for some Asian map products.
Garmin MapSource 6.15.11 (1635)
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Garmin MapSource Software v6.15.6 Available

 Garmin International, Inc.Garmin has posted an update to its MapSource mapping software, moving from 6.15.4 to 6.15.6.  Some of the changes are operating system related, including dropping support for Windows 98, Windows Me, and Windows NT and continuing to support for Windows Vista.  Other changes in this version include:

  • Fixed an issue with the file save dialog when the file extension field is hidden.
  • Fixed an issue where MapSource would crash if the route avoidance dialog would be displayed twice.
  • Fixed waypoint category filter issue. Now only waypoints of the selected category will be displayed.
  • Fixed waypoint prefixes.
  • Fixed an issue where MapSource would crash with certain address searches.
  • Fixed memory leaks in the waypoint dialog and map rendering.
  • Fixed an issue with saving gpx files when the file path contains Asian characters.
  • Fixed some hotkey issues.
  • Fixed an issue with searching for certain POIs.
  • Fixed an issue with how unlock codes were stored that caused incompatibilities with applications like Training Center.
  • Support Web Link Extensions in Brazilian Portuguese.
  • Changed waypoint image size to follow the user selected symbol size.


MapSource version 6.15.6 can be downloaded here.

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