Category Archives: GIS

Projection Files (.prj) for ArcGIS

By | March 8, 2015

I’m still reinstalling applications after building my new killer PC. I moved into the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) apps, and I installed Trimble Pathfinder Office. Pathfinder Office is a Swiss army knife of global positioning systems (GPS) software which is used to process data collected by Trimble Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receivers. Pathfinder Office… Read More »

DNRGarmin Compatibility with ESRI ArcGIS 10

By | April 27, 2011

from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources: The current version of DNRGarmin (5.4.1)  is not entirely compatible with ArcGIS 10. That is, the toolbar will show up in ArcMap 10 and it will launch the DNRGarmin application but DNRGarmin does not recognize that ArcMap is open. We have not yet begun programming the new version.… Read More »

Garmin Updated MapSource Software to Version 6.16.3

By | October 28, 2010

[download id=”52″ format=”2″] 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,… Read More »

Garmin Updated MapSource Software to Version 6.16.2

By | June 26, 2010

[download id=”46″ format=”2″] 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,… Read More »

Garmin Updated MapSource Software to Version 6.16.1

By | May 18, 2010

[download id=”43″ format=”2″] 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… Read More »

Garmin Updated MapSource Software to Version 6.15.11

By | February 4, 2010

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,… Read More »

GPS TrackMaker Version 13.6.423 Now Available

By | July 2, 2009

[download id=”20″ format=”2″] GPS TrackMaker is an all-in-one mapping solution that is compatible with a wide range of GPS units. What is new in GPS Trackmaker v. 13.6: Address search in Google Maps window Small changes in routine of tracklog edition Fixed bug in WGS84 button in datum window New version of Brazilian Detailed Map… Read More »

Garmin MapSource Software v6.15.6 Available

By | April 28, 2009

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… Read More »

Environmental/Natural Resource Tools for ArcPad

By | March 27, 2009

[download id=”5″ format=”2″] This suite of tools, located on a single toolbar, allows environmental, agriculture and other natural resource field workers to make sampling grids, calculate statistics for field data attributes, select which layers should be editable and navigate to specific field locations using ArcPad. The tools download includes a read_me.txt file containing installation instructions… Read More »

ArcView 3.x Extension: AddXY

By | March 24, 2009

[download id=”3″ format=”2″] AddXY (v1.0) is an ArcView extension that should work with ArcView 3.0 and later.  It adds the X and Y values of points (shapefiles or coverages) to their attribute tables.  It adds the X and Y values of polygon centroids (shapefiles or coverages) to their attribute tables.  It will add the X… Read More »