Garmin Communicator Plugin for Mac OS v.3.0.1


Communication with your Garmin GPS just got easier thanks to this Plugin - the free internet browser plugin that sends and retrieves data from Garmin GPS devices. The Garmin Communicator Plugin lets you connect your Garmin GPS with your favorite website. Once the plugin is installed, just connect your Garmin GPS device to your computer, and youre on your way. The Garmin Communicator can send and retrieve data from any supported website.

- Added Mac support for updating Aviation databases on devices that support USB or SD cards.
- Added support for aviation devices like G3X/G300 and aera.
- Added support for AOPA aviation updates.
- Fixed a crash when receiving fitness history by skipping over corrupted data.

Change History
Changes made from version 2.9.3 to 3.0.1:

Added support for new devices
Added support for detecting association between memory card and its host device
Fixed issues related to detecting and updating GTU 10 devices

Changes made from version 2.9.2 to 2.9.3:

Fixed a number of Workout transfer issues
Fixed an issue that caused a device with invalid Garmin Device xml to show up a two separate devices on Mac
Added support for FAT 16 formatted cards for aviation updates

Changes made from version 2.9.1 to 2.9.2:

Made GetBinaryFile function available to non-Garmin websites.
Switching to indeterminate progress if the calculated progress is greater than 100%.

Changes made from version 2.8.3 to 2.9.1:

Added Mac support for updating Aviation databases on devices that support USB or SD cards.
Added support for aviation devices like G3X/G300 and aera.
Added support for AOPA aviation updates.
Fixed a crash when receiving fitness history by skipping over corrupted data.

Changes made from version 2.8.2 to 2.8.3:

Fixed a myDashboard-related issue.

Changes made from version 2.8.1 to 2.8.2:

Added compatibility with 64-bit Safari 4.0 on Snow Leopard.

Changes made from version 2.7.3 to 2.8.1:

Added support to send unlock codes to legacy USB devices.
Added support for sending New Leaf fitness data to FR 60.
Fixed an issue that caused a dialog to show up when New Leaf fitness data was send to a fitness device.
Fixed a folder creation issue with newer devices like nuvi 12xx, 13xx and 14xx.

Changes made from version 2.7.1 to 2.7.3:

Fixed a domain locking security bypass reported by Secunia.
Fixed an issue with receiving workouts and courses from Edge 605/705

Changes made from version 2.7.1 to 2.7.2:

Fixed a domain locking security bypass reported by Secunia.

Changes made from version 2.6.4 to 2.7.1:

Added support to download and extract zip files to mass storage devices.

Changes made from version 2.6.3 to 2.6.4:

Added support for Forerunner 50 and Forerunner 405.
Fixed an issue with MultiSport activity transfer that caused crashes in Firefox.

Changes made from version 2.6.2 to 2.6.3:

Better support for new models of the Nuvi Personal Navigation Devices, such as the xx5 series.

Changes made from version 2.6.1 to 2.6.2:

Fixed problem where workouts with custom names or many steps are not read correctly from fitness devices.
The Communicator no longer incorrectly alters waypoint category names on GPS receivers such as the Quest 2 or Street Pilot.
Improved reporting of progress.
Improved upload speed of fitness data.

Changes made from version 2.5.2 to 2.6.1:

Supplemental maps can be installed on C330, GpsMap 60C and similar Garmin I/O Protocol devices from a Garmin web site.
Geocaching data can be sent to a Colorado SD card. (Previously, the Geocaching data was lost if the card was selected as the destination device.)
Web pages can read free space available on the selected SD card.
Fitness activities are listed in order of date, most recent first.
The reliability of unit software updates on the Nuvi 800 series has been improved.
Fixed problem which occurs when using Safari on Chinese computers when sending data to eTrex, GPS Map60Csx and similar GPS receivers.

Changes made from version to

Enable unit software update from Garmin's support and map unlock pages.

Changes made from version to

Various improvements to support new devices.

Changes made from version to

Support power for the Edge 705.
Fixed issue which prevented bike cadence from being retrieved.
Fixed issue which caused xml documents input to plug-in to be intermittently incorrectly parsed and reported as invalid.
Fixed issue which caused some devices to not be detected until after first use.
Correctly report an error if POI download is attempted with no SD card present on devices such as the 60csx.

Changes made from version to

Allow the My Garmin unlock web page to transfer unlock codes for Mac MapInstall, to avoid the need to manually type or cut-and-paste unlock codes.

Changes made from version to

Improved reliability and performance of USB Data Transfers on Leopard.
Plug-in now resolves relative URLs for file transfers.
Added support for file download onto SD Cards.
Fixed incorrect disk full error when writing POIs to Zumo, Nuvi, and C500 series devices.

Changes made from version Beta to

Added the capability to read and write courses, workouts and user profile to fitness devices such as the Edge 305 and Forerunner 305.
Added the capability to plan trips by writing locations to SD cards without a GPS device present.
Added the capability to allow a web site to read a directory of fitness activities or courses and then just retrieve details for individual activities.
Added a property to allow web sites to retrieve fitness data in compressed format.
Once a user has confirmed to the Garmin Communicator that they trust a particular web site directory, pages at or below that directory level are always trusted
The Forerunner 50 is not yet supported on the Mac. (Support will be added in a future release when drivers become available.)
RS232 serial devices are not supported on the Mac.

Installation Instructions

Click on 'Download' and choose to save the file to your computer.
Double-click the file to open it.
A new Finder window will open. Locate and double-click on the 'Communicator Plugin' icon.
Follow the installer program's prompts to install the Communicator Plugin.

System requirements

Apple Macintosh with a PowerPC or Intel processor
Mac OS 10.4 or higher

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garmin communicator plugin

  • Garmin Communicator Plugin for Mac OS
  • 3.0.1
  • 26 May 12
  • Garmin
  • Intel-based or PowerPC G4 or later Mac OS 10.4.11 or later
  • Freeware
  • 8.8 Mb
  • 1716
  • Free

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