What is Garmin BaseCamp?

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03/28/2012

Garmin BaseCamp is an interface designed for Garmin devices and mapping products. The software allows users to plan and manage trips, routes, tracks, and waypoints between the computer and compatible devices.

BaseCamp has the following unique features:

  • Displays 24K or 100K topographic maps with Digital Elevation Model (DEM) in 2D or 3D renderings with elevation profile
  • Rotate maps to any orientation
  • Playback feature allows simulating the routes and tracks
  • Supports geotagged photos
  • Easily organize data in folder format
  • Users can view their data in Google Earth
  • Supports all the geocache information presented on geocaching.com
  • Prints full page color maps

BaseCamp for Windows: http://www8.garmin.com/support/download_details.jsp?id=4435

BaseCamp for Mac : http://www8.garmin.com/support/download_details.jsp?id=4449

To learn more about BaseCamp, use the following link for instructional videos:

http://www8.garmin.com/learningcenter/training/basecamp/index.html

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