Garmin MapSource Software v6.15.6 Available

By | April 28, 2009

 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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