Garmin Updated MapSource Software to Version 6.15.11

By | February 4, 2010

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

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.

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