Garmin BaseCamp for Mac OS v.3.2.1


View 24K or 100K topographic maps and other topographic data.
Displays maps in 2-D or 3-D, including elevation profiles.
View and rotate maps at any angle.
Create waypoints and routes on your computer and transfer maps, waypoints, routes, tracks and geotagged photos between your computer and device.
Transfers satellite images to your device (with the purchase of BirdsEye™? Satellite Imagery subscription).
Shows animated playback of routes and tracks over time.
Supports geotagged photos.
Easily organize data into folders.
Prints full-page, color maps.
Exports user data for viewing in Google Earth™?.
Includes advanced geocaching support; can import data from

Change History:
Changes made from version 3.1.3 to 3.2.1:

Moved the various property tabs to a separate dialog
Added swapping the map and data list UI regions
Added activity profiles to allow easier changes between common routing configurations
Added activity profile selection dialog at startup, improved migration of existing route settings and routes
Added dragging photos onto the map views
Added dragging files into My Collection and the user data list
Added better preserving app state when restarting (selected tool, selected folder, selected view modes, etc)
Added support for restoring backups from different computers
Added geocache search integration with
Added photo sharing site upload (currently for Picasa)
Added track statistics that correspond to the selection in the track points list
Added additional statistics to the elevation profile
Added display of elevation profile when batch editing routes or tracks
Added heart rate and cadence to the track points list and elevation profile
Added route to track conversion
Added display mode for geocaches
Added the 'Duplicate' menu item for most user data types
Added continuation of route/track drawing when switching between tools
Added route avoidance checkboxes to the route options (such as 'Avoid U-turns')
Added a basic dialog for creating routes
Added draw order control for new BirdsEye Imagery that is downloaded
Added user selection of application language
Added option to restore the application to default settings
Added tips dialog when entering full screen mode
Added a keyboard shortcut to snap the map back to North up
Added file import/export support for the TCX file format
Added file export support for tab-delimited and comma-delimited text
Added properties and create waypoint commands to the list of POIs that is displayed when hovering on the map
Added optional collection of analytics to help us improve the application
Added display of the detailed coverage region of card/device based maps
Added notification to user when updates are available for devices
Added receiving FIT course points and activity data from many fitness devices. These are converted into waypoints and tracks.
Added support for the GroundSpeak geocaching 1.0.1 extension
Changed geotagging photos from a track to add links to those photos in the track
Changed to not allow changing the location of geocaches when they are part of a route
Changed the divide tool to create a new waypoint or trackpoint at the division point
Changed drawing style of routes and tracks to use thinner lines
Fixed issue where we didn't always remove all waypoints created as part of a route
Fixed issue with adding and removing links on various property tabs
Improved find address near center of screen
Removed filtered routes

Changes made from version 3.1.2 to 3.1.3:

Added support for handling changes to LOC file format.
Improved error handling for various map issues.
Improved error handling for overlay issues.
Changed default name of BirdsEye Imagery created from other user data to reflect name of selected item.
Fixed issue where the basemap from the GPSMAP 78s was not displayed.
Fixed issue where Topo Australia map was not displayed.
Fixed issue where the Worldwide Aviation Basemap was not displayed correctly.
Fixed issue with changing selection after removing waypoint from route.
Fixed issue with deleting routes that span the Anti-Meridian.

Changes made from version 3.1.1 to 3.1.2:

Added localization for Simplified Chinese, Korean, and Thai.
Added the ability to move the BirdsEye Create tool selection box.
Added automatic naming of BirdsEyes based on the region of the map it is over.
Fixed issue with creating user data on Windows XP with the property tab splitter shrunken to a very small height.
Fixed problem with not showing the correct map layer for cards that contain raster data (such as GB Discoverer).
Fixed various issues related to the user data filter and selection changes.
Fixed issue with a gap in the distances of the find results.
Fixed drawing of labels behind terrain in the 3D view.
Fixed issue renaming data items in the list if the list wasn't sorted by name.
Fixed an issue migrating routes from 3.0.6 to 3.1.1 that were originally created in MapSource.
Improved recovery from memory allocation issues.

Changes made from version 3.0.6 to 3.1.1:

Added support for multiple new BirdsEye products.
Added support for sorting, searching, browsing and filtering user data.
Added support for ejecting devices from within BaseCamp.
Added support for filtering tracks.
Added support for display of track statistics and temperature.
Added support for time offsets while geotagging photos from tracks.
Added support for editing multiple waypoints, routes and tracks at a time.
Added support for importing geotagged photos.
Added support for full screen mode.
Added support for non-rectangular selection area for BirdsEye downloads.
Improved performance while importing, geotagging, autosaving and routing.
Improved support for various DPI settings.
Reduced memory required by BirdsEye imagery.

Changes made from version 3.0.5 to 3.0.6:

Added support for the GB Discoverer series of products.
Added support for the City Navigator Israel series of products.
Improved memory usage when drawing maps.
Improved auto routing calculation speed.
Improved address searching when searching near 'center of map'.
Improved indexing of map products installed on devices or SD cards.
Changed error reporting for imported files.
Fixed issue when rendering the '&' sign on map labels.
Fixed startup issue related to diacritics or the German Eszett in the database.
Fixed startup issues related to bad 3d settings.
Fixed errors that could occur when changing filtered route settings in the middle of creating a route.
Fixed errors when editing geotagged photos.
Fixed input of custom grid values.
Fixed issues that could happen when changing the map font.
Fixed issues that would result in sections of the map missing when using an NT map product.
Fixed issues when changing datum and grid.

Changes made from version 3.0.4 to 3.0.5:

Added localization for the following languages: Chinese (Traditional), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian (Bokmal), Polish, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish
Added the ability to unlock BirdsEye Imagery for a specific device.
Added support to recognize European Topographic cards as retail products.
Improved map projection when printing BirdsEye Imagery.
Change to preserve subfolders when writing Garmin Custom Maps.
Change to correctly resolve relative paths in links on waypoints received from devices.
Change to use a more reasonable zoom level when selecting 'Show on map' for a single find result or waypoint.
Change to update the database to reflect missing images when doing a 'Restore' when the images were excluded from the backed up.
Change to preserve selection of device when starting BirdsEye wizard, if a device was previously selected.
Change to read maps on SD cards written to the Map subfolder.
Fixed auto-routing issues on certain maps.
Fixed copy/paste of geotagged photos from a device not copying the photo.
Fixed possible issues when launching an external file or URL link.
Fixed issues when reading geotagged photos with invalid timestamps.
Fixed displaying postal code twice in POI property balloons in some European maps.
Fixed issues geotagging photos with Asian language paths.

Changes made from version 3.0.3 to 3.0.4:

Fixed startup issue when migrating Garmin BirdsEye imagery from earlier versions of BaseCamp into version 3.0.3.

Changes made from version 3.0.2 to 3.0.3:

Added display of which devices a BirdsEye Imagery is unlocked for.
Added the ability to control which map feature lines are shown.
Improved memory usage for Garmin BirdsEye Imagery and Garmin Custom Maps.
Improved user feedback while transferring to folders and devices.
Improved reported information when Garmin Custom Maps cannot be imported.
Changed to allow transfer of partially downloaded BirdsEye Imagery.
Added ability for BaseCamp to attempt reading all Garmin map images (.img files), regardless of name, from removable media.
Fixed issue when using Find with a map that does not have a city table.

Changes made from version 3.0.1 to 3.0.2:

Eliminated error messages at startup with blank SD cards.
Fixed several printing related issues.
Fixed issue when hovering over the 3D view after turning off lines or areas.
Fixed issue when importing a KML file that didn't contain any visible ground overlays.
Fixed issue with track and route join.
Fixed issue with track and route insert.
Fixed issue with geotagged photos on devices not being read.

Changes made from version 2.0.9 to 3.0.1:

Added download, display, and transfer of BirdsEye satellite imagery to supported devices.
Added download, display and transfer of Garmin Custom Maps to supported devices.
Added the ability to use BaseCamp with the pre-installed maps on a connected device or pre-programmed SD card.
Added poster printing.
Added printing of USGS Quads and other public land survey areas.
Added tools for auto-routes.
The full information set for Geocaches is now correctly transferred to the device.
Improved handling of back-up database.
Improved the drawing speed of certain European maps.
Improved the reading speed and display of Geotagged photos.
Improved stability while running on Windows 7.
Numerous refinements and problem fixes.

Changes made from version 2.0.8 to 2.0.9:

Fixed issue with BaseCamp sending waypoints, routes and tracks to a location on the device that the device doesn't read.

Changes made from version 2.0.7 to 2.0.8:

Added localization for the Traditional Chinese and Japanese languages.
Added 2D display of products that don't contain elevation data.
Improved zooming with mouse scroll wheel.
Corrected issues detecting removable drives.
Corrected issues Geo-Tagging photos.
Corrected issue with the Recenter Map screen marker not displaying correctly in the 3D view.
Corrected issue with printing around the Anti-Meridian at low zoom level.
Importing GPX files now preserves track notes.
Improved rendering performance of selected map products.

Changes made from version 2.0.6 to 2.0.7:

Enlarged the 3D playback arrow.
Corrected the mouse scroll wheel behavior on the Cache Log.
Addressed various printer related problems.
Now showing more information relating to printer and print driver problems.
Corrected various problems encountered while launching BaseCamp.
Corrected some toolbar layout issues.
Corrected some problems that were occurring during transfer to an external device.
Fixed a problem which was occurring under certain conditions when deleting items from a folder.
POI searching is now working for Topo Morocco.
Driving speed on routes now works correctly.

Changes made from version 2.0.5 to 2.0.6:

Added a worldwide base map for use with BaseCamp.
Automatically named routes will now be named correctly when created in a folder.
Improvements to undo and redo functionality.
Better handling of tracks that only contain 1 point.
Find now works if the location is set to 'Center of Screen'.
Improved print preview functionality on smaller screens.
Grid lines print correctly.

Changes made from version 2.0.4 to 2.0.5:

Error reporting improvements to gather additional information when BaseCamp crashes.
User settings are preserved after a version upgrade.
Updated magnetic variation data.
Geotagged images will be shown in the correct orientation and drawn faster.
Skip printing blank pages for routes without an elevation profile or notes.
The list of user waypoints shows the symbol or image shown on the map.
Improved searching for addresses outside of the United States.
Added additional scroll wheel support.
Fixed errors when opening non-English help.
Preserve the pitch angle of the 3D map.

Installation Instructions

Download the Garmin BaseCamp update file into a directory on your hard drive. (i.e., c:downloads).
Change to the directory in which you downloaded the files, (i.e., c:downloads), and run the executable file (.exe). Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the update of your BaseCamp installation.

System requirements

IBM-compatible PC running Windows XP Service Pack 3 or later operating system.

Features: View 24K or 100K topographic maps ... Features: View 24K or 100K topographic maps and other topographic data. Displays maps in 2-D or 3-D, including elevation profiles. View and rotate maps at any angle. Create waypoints and routes on your computer and transfer maps, waypoints, ...

garmin basecamp

  • Garmin BaseCamp for Mac OS
  • 3.2.1
  • 13 Apr 12
  • Garmin
  • Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later
  • Freeware
  • 51 Mb
  • 1052
  • Free

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