Just had a pleasant revelation. I completely uninstalled BaseCamp from my Mac in order to cleanup some files I had imported and couldn't get rid of. To my surprise, when I downloaded and installed BasCamp, MapInstaller, and MapManager were both installed.

I don't know why Garmin would do that.

Frank Nuvi 3597LMT 37.322760, -79.511267

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Well ...

In Windows MapInstall has always been installed with BaseCamp. Can't comment on Macs.

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This is the first time I've

This is the first time I've see it happen.

Frank Nuvi 3597LMT 37.322760, -79.511267


In order to get the most out of Basecamp, it needs maps. BaseCamp isn't that useful without maps. So it kinda makes sense to bring MapInstaller and MapManager too.

I don't think any of those three programs have been updated in ages. That makes me nervous.

Garmin needs to do a better job educating the users as to what each program can do, benefits, is used for, etc.

I haven't used MapManager in ages. I only use MapInstall when a map update happens.

I wonder what I'm missing.

GPSMAP64s, iPhone 6 w/Garmin North America, Yaesu VX-8R w/GPS.