New Mac BaseCamp and MapInstaller Coming

 

I've been working with Garmin on an unrelated ticket, but the discussion did reveal that Garmin is working on new 64-bit BaseCamp and MapInstall for Mac. The Garmin rep did not know when these would be released.

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

Well ...

Garmin did say it would be released by end of last year, but they missed that deadline though as posted they do say they still intend to do so wink

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Where there's a will ... there's a way ... DriveSmart50LMT-D, Nuvi 2508LMT-D, 1490LMT, 1310, Montana 650T, Etrex 20

Thanks for the Info

Thanks for the info. I just bought a new Macbook Pro with the latest OS.

Thanks....

This is helpful information.

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RKF (Bethesda, MD) Garmin Nuvi 660, 360 & Street Pilot

Warning

I do see the warning once in a while that the app will not be compatible as Mac transitions to all 64 bit, so I guess Apple will soon be no longer supporting anything other than 64 bit apps. Maybe this Spring Apple will announce a new OS that will be exclusively 64 bit.

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

Excellent

Great news regarding the new Basecamp.

I lost support long ago for many of my critical apps that were 32 bit. The newer 64 bit supported apps are not as good but still useable. Hopefully Basecamp will be better, not worse.

Thanks for the info.

The new BaseCamp and MapInstall are here!

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GPSmap276cx, etrex 30x, nüvi 3570, nüvi 2460LMT, GPSmap60CSx, GPS V, GPS III+

Thanks!

Installed both with no apparent problems on mid 2012 15" MBP Unibody.

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Ted - Garmin Nuvi 1450 LM

YIPPEEEEE!!!!

All installed and running. So far so good.

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

Well ...

... didn't last long, update has been pulled as it's causing issues with some Mac versions.

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Where there's a will ... there's a way ... DriveSmart50LMT-D, Nuvi 2508LMT-D, 1490LMT, 1310, Montana 650T, Etrex 20

Not Surprised

sussamb wrote:

... didn't last long, update has been pulled as it's causing issues with some Mac versions.

The title bar was "BaseCamp (Internal Release)"

Something that obvious should never make it out.

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

Nope

It was due for release ... something was going wrong with some Mac versions as I posted.

As per the Garmin forum

Software Version 4.8.2 has been backdated to 4.7.0 due to it having issues with some versions of OS.

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Where there's a will ... there's a way ... DriveSmart50LMT-D, Nuvi 2508LMT-D, 1490LMT, 1310, Montana 650T, Etrex 20

Fixes, Enhancements

Well, let's hope they made fixes, improvements, and enhancements.

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

BaseCamp

It is not surprising that Garmin is having difficulties with the BaseCamp fixes for the Mac. Since they stopped development of BaseCamp about 2 years ago, I suspect most of the original developers have moved on and Garmin no longer has developers that have intimate knowledge of the internal workings of BaseCamp.

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Alan - Android Auto, DriveLuxe 50LMTHD, Nuvi 3597LMTHD, Oregon 550T, Nuvi 855, Nuvi 755T, Lowrance Endura Sierra, Bosch Nyon

BaseCamp Was Pulled Back

sussamb wrote:

... didn't last long, update has been pulled as it's causing issues with some Mac versions.

BaseCamp was pulled back, MapInstall and MapManager remain updated.

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

Still using the new release

I'm still using the new release BC V4.8.2 on a new MBP running OS 10.14.3 and I'm not noticing issues. I have not used it that much, but so far so good.

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

Yep ...

If it works then Garmin say you're ok, it only affects some users.

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Where there's a will ... there's a way ... DriveSmart50LMT-D, Nuvi 2508LMT-D, 1490LMT, 1310, Montana 650T, Etrex 20

THat'd be a nice addition,

THat'd be a nice addition, since OS X and all the CPUs have been 64 bit since at least 2008/2009.

BaseCamp 4.8.3 Is Out

Just saw that BC 4.8.3 is available.

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

thanks

Just downloaded 4.8.3

Updated to 4.8.3

Installed with no apparent problems on mid 2012 15" MBP Unibody and a late 2009 21.5" iMac.

Changes made from version 4.7.0 to 4.8.3:

Upgraded app to 64-bit.

Fixed issue where certain poi files would use large amounts of
memory.

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Ted - Garmin Nuvi 1450 LM