Software Updates


Check Software Version

Which version of BaseCamp am I running?
  1. Select Help in the toolbar
  2. Choose About Garmin BaseCamp

Manual Update

Update Garmin BaseCamp to the current version:

From BaseCamp

  1. Select Help in the toolbar
  2. Choose Check for Software Update...
  3. Follow update instructions

From EXE Installer

  1. Download the desired version executable (EXE) file from the list below
  2. Run the downloaded executable (EXE) installer
  3. Follow onscreen instruction to complete the installation

Automatic Update

Configure BaseCamp to automatically download software updates as they become available:
  1. Select Utilities in the toolbar
  2. Choose Options
  3. Select Software Update
  4. Mark Check for updates automatically under Application Software Update
  5. Enter the desired query frequency in days
  6. Select OK

Download BaseCamp

Locate the desired BaseCamp installer from the list below, or download the desired version from these sources:

Installation Notes

Software Update History

Release Notes

  • Various stability and bug fixes

  • Fixed zumo connection issue
  • Various stability and bug fixes


  • New MapInstall version also available
  • Fixed routing mismatch issue on Zumo XT
  • Fixed map display issue on Zumo XT
  • Re-enabling Yelp searching
  • Various stability and bug fixes
  • FourSquare and Parkopedia products will now be displayed in BaseCamp as pre-loaded maps on specific devices


  • MapInstall broken with this BaseCamp version (recommend using BaseCamp or
  • Updated BaseCamp to conform to GDPR requirements
  • Improved MTP device support
  • Removed online components of Garmin Adventures
  • Removed Garmin Cloud Drive support
  • Removed Garmin Connect find and upload
  • Removed Picassa photo sharing

  • Last version to support Google Earth
  • Fixed an issue displaying route elevation graphs

  • Added support for downloading preview imagery for BirdsEye Select.
  • Added support for displaying DEM shading for some cycling map products.
  • Added support for track metadata from FIT files.
  • Improved entry of position coordinates on the Waypoint Properties dialog.
  • Improved performance of some track editing operations on the map.
  • Updated the Czech translation for 'road'.
  • Updated route avoidance settings to be more like PNDs.
  • Fixed BaseCamp incorrectly showing certain maps on card or device as locked.
  • Fixed route via departure dates not always showing as expected on the Route Properties dialog.
  • Fixed routes created in BaseCamp not displaying lane assist and junction views on some nuvi devices.
  • Fixed geocaches not correctly showing as found on Oregon devices.
  • Fixed search issue in some maps.
  • Fixed issue canceling route calculations.
  • Fixed out of memory crashes related to the undo buffer growing too large.
  • Fixed incorrect total space shown in the Device Information dialog for some nuvi and zumo devices.
  • Fixed Send To Device and Receive From Device dialogs sometimes not allowing the user to select a device.
  • Fixed an issue with BaseCamp prompting that old software updates are available.
  • Fixed other various bugs.

  • Fixed some issues sending data to devices
  • Fixed issue with cancelling a route calculation while editing data on the device
  • Fixed issue with FIT activities not being read from the etrex Touch
  • Fixed route vias showing up in the locations list of the fenix 3 and epix
  • Fixed various issues when disconnecting the device while editing data on the device

  • Fixed problem scrolling in trip planner
  • Fixed problems reading some 3rd party maps
  • Fixed problem with search in the route dialog
  • Fixed not being able to export to text files
  • Fixed issue writing Garmin Custom Maps files

  • Added user preference to configure mouse hover tool tips
  • Added selection of map product and search to the Create Route dialog
  • Added menu item to launch the Create Route dialog
  • Added hotkey (Ctrl) to draw direct route segments while routing
  • Added postal code searches for supported map products
  • Added ability to add and edit certain data directly on PND devices (data that has not yet been read by the device)
  • Added ability to manage waypoints on the fenix 3, including delete (requires firmware version 4.21 or greater).
  • Added icons for VIRB action camera and wearable devices
  • Made it easier to see and access BirdsEye help
  • Improved first time speed of quick search and address search
  • Improved street matching in address search
  • Improved handling for Google Earth's discontinued support
  • Updated Garmin Express instructions
  • Fixed routes sent to nuvis and zumos not displaying Junction View
  • Fixed reading track time from VIRB X action cameras
  • Fixed issue where route information was not showing in map tool tips
  • Fixed issue where memory cards would not display for some devices
  • Fixed issues with Garmin Custom Maps
  • Fixed issues exporting KML files
  • Fixed crash exporting trips
  • Fixed crashes opening trips
  • Fixed crash when disconnecting Base Station devices
  • Fixed crash after opening GPX files with far future timestamps
  • Improved error handling with some devices
  • Fixed various bugs
  • Added support for new TDB flags from cartography (no files are in the field yet)
  • Includes brute force street name searching

  • Fixed not being able to insert track points at the end of a track
  • Fixed GPI files not being read from SD cards
  • Fixed not receiving FIT locations from the fenix 3
  • Fixed Trip Planner printout not showing correct times
  • Fixed error calculating statistics when multiple tracks are selected

  • Fixed issue with BaseCamp copying BirdsEye from a SD card each time the card is connected
  • Fixed issue with dragging a find result into the route point list
  • Fixed issue with the Find POI category and subcategory drop downs not properly updating the search
  • Fixed another issue when using the Hand tool and <ALT> key to insert route points while Trip Planner is open
  • Fixed issue with the displayed route travel times
  • Fixed issue with not properly detecting waypoint merge conflicts when receiving data from the device.
  • Added back the 'Create BirdsEye from selection' menu item when the selection contains BirdsEye
  • Fixed odd selection behavior when using the Hand tool to pan the map
  • Fixed issue with inserting route or track points with the hand tool not always choosing the correct insert location

  • Fixed several issues when using the Pan Tool and the <ALT> key to move route points
  • Fixed autorouting issue where straight line segments were inserted after each waypoint
  • Improved track to route behavior. Now supports preserving the shape of track sections that aren't near a road.
  • Improved handling in situations where the computer is low on memory
  • Changed displayed route times to take layovers into account
  • Fixed issue with 'higher education' map symbols showing up as airports
  • Fixed certain instances of route direction text where the text was 'turn left/right' instead of 'bear left/right'
  • Fixed issue when recalculating a route via the context menu in the data list
  • Fixed various issues sending data to memory cards
  • Changed to automatically unlock BirdsEye for a device when sending the BirdsEye to a card in that device
  • Fixed various issues with Adventure search
  • Fixed issue sending ADM files to cards for marine devices
  • Added the command line option /Disable3D to disable the 3D view in BaseCamp. This was added to prevent startup issues with misbehaving graphics drivers.

  • Fixed issue when transferring data to a device after upgrading from BaseCamp 4.3
  • Fixed issue with route calculation not completing on newer Unicode maps (such as City Nav Europe)
  • Fixed issue with trip planner sometimes failing to create a trip on newer Unicode maps (such as City Nav Europe)

  • Added notification that eligible devices can install maps on the desktop using Garmin Express
  • Added ability to create and manage areas to avoid while routing
  • Added properties (and shading) for public land survey types
  • Added progress bar in the data list for downloading BirdsEye
  • Added progress bar on the BirdsEye wizard for downloading BirdsEye
  • Added way to activate BirdsEye subscriptions within BaseCamp
  • Added ability to go back on the BirdsEye wizard dialog and select a new area (subscription only)
  • Added option to disable imagery display in the map views
  • Added ability to mark a geocache as unattempted
  • Added some additional waypoint symbols to be more consistent with newer nuvi and zumo devices
  • Added Duplicate List and Contents menu option
  • Added a column in the data list for waypoint category name
  • Added map context menu option to search for the most recently used search category
  • Improved response time when populating the list of Birdseye providers
  • Changed how nearest area results are displayed on the map when hovering
  • Changed to ask if the waypoint should be shared between routes when splitting a route
  • Changed to preserve the settings in the print page settings dialog
  • Changed the default behavior of the 'recalculate routes to match maps on device' option. This is now only enabled by default for zumo devices.
  • Fixed problem with marine heights being displayed incorrectly
  • Fixed issues when reading GPX files that contain invalid times
  • Fixed odd rendering on newer City Navigator maps
  • Fixed issues with inconsistent track stats
  • Fixed Select All in lists not selecting the last item
  • Fixed issues when attempting to transfer data to read-only cards or fitness devices that don't accept BaseCamp generated data

  • Fixed issue with looking up user manuals for devices
  • Fixed issue with viewing the elevation graph for tracks
  • Fixed issue with renaming a track while track points were selected
  • Fixed issue with importing a GPX file that contained a route that uses several transportation modes
  • Fixed various issues after erasing custom activity profiles
  • Fixed sending Garmin Adventures to devices
  • Fixed various issues when a device is unplugged while BaseCamp is using it

  • Fixed issue when trying to install over an older version

  • Fixed issue when importing a file and errors or warnings are encountered in the file
  • Fixed issue with adding or editing an activity profile
  • Fixed issue with changing the cover photo of an Adventure
  • Fixed issue when joining tracks

  • Fixes for several startup issues
  • Fixed error after ejecting a device
  • Fixed the Device Transfer Options page not being enabled

  • Added waypoint categories to the waypoint and bulk waypoint property dialogs
  • Added the Task Based Startup Menu allowing users to choose what they want to do giving more help into what BaseCamp can do
  • Added an Address search UI that operates more like MapSource
  • Added Find Intersection to the Find menu
  • Added richer context menus in most tools on the map
  • Added feature to calculate a route that tries to match the shape of a track
  • Added feature to optimize routes within trip planner
  • Added a way to make it easier to find recently downloaded BirdsEye imagery
  • Added a way to filter Adventures by activity when using Find
  • Added indication of Adventure selected on the map
  • Added display of route stats while editing the route on the map
  • Added display of track stats while editing the track on the map
  • Added a device information dialog
  • Added support for curvy road route calculation
  • Added 'snap to' indicator on the map when drawing new points in a route
  • Added ability to exclude track portions in the track join dialog
  • Added an 'Off Road' profile and clarified the difference between Off Road and ATV
  • Added a prompt to preserve the original tracks when joining tracks
  • Added a hotkey to open and close the overview map
  • Added elevation statistics to the route dialog
  • Added statistics display to the bulk route properties dialog
  • Added ability to remove shaping points from routes in the data list
  • Added display of rubber band when moving a waypoint on the map
  • Added display of state and country city search results
  • Added ability to create lists in the 'Send To' dialog
  • Added an 'uncheck all' option when managing Custom POIs
  • Added support for Lat/Lon coordinates that are missing cardinal direction indicators
  • Added a comment column for tracks in the data list
  • Added more descriptive messages if export errors are encountered
  • Added FIT file support to the Import dialog
  • Improved performance when device maps are discovered for the first time
  • Improved address search on device or card maps
  • Improved balloons on the map
  • Improved drawing performance of large tracks and routes
  • Improved performance of filtering a track
  • Improved waypoint search performance
  • Improved discoverability of Adventure Edit, Publish, and View Online actions
  • Improved display of individual track portions in the track join dialog
  • Improved device communications performance when transferring photos
  • Improved notification that a subscription is needed for a selected BirdsEye product
  • Improved recovery from corrupted cache information from device maps
  • Simplified default toolbar layout to exclude some editing tools
  • Changed the map product selection combobox to be hidden in the default layout
  • Fixed issue with encrypted Custom POI search (for RV and dezl devices)
  • Fixed issues with routes that have multiple transportation modes
  • Fixed device calculated ascent and descent values not being displayed
  • Fixed Trip Planner crash when adding food stops to trips
  • Fixed Basestation not updating most recent update time for contacts
  • Fixed issue with reading photo waypoints that had missing photos
  • Fixed map points remaining on the map after turning off all points
  • Fixed Adventure playback not taking track speed into consideration
  • Fixed a possible error when creating backup files
  • Fixed issue with inverted routes maintaining previous departure times
  • Fixed various language translations
  • Removed printing restriction for card and device based map products.

  • FINAL Windows XP Release
  • Fixed strings being displayed in multiple languages in the UI
  • Fixed long delay when changing the activity profile of a route on the route dialog
  • Fixed long delay when converting a track into a route
  • Fixed issue where changing the activity profile of an individual route leg wasn't applied unless one of the via times was also changed
  • Fixed issue clicking Next on the geotagged photo properties dialog when there is only one photo in the list
  • Fixed long delays when selecting many points in the track point list
  • Fixed long delays when pasting many points in the track point list
  • Improved robustness of auto-saving user data

  • Fixed error when deleting the last track point in a track
  • Fixed 'Arrive Continue' guidance issue on zumo 660
  • Fixed address search issue when running in languages other than English
  • Fixed user data from FIT files not being read from the Edge 800
  • Fixed error when removing user data from a list or list folder
  • Fixed error when using Trip Planner
  • Fixed error when selecting a track to create an Adventure from.

  • Fixed imported files not creating lists in the proper place
  • Added ability to remove and delete user data when a list folder is selected
  • Added keyboard arrow key handlers to the geotagged photo properties dialog
  • Added support for joining tracks when the track point timestamps don't line up
  • Added support for a transparent color in Custom POI files
  • Added export of waypoints, routes, and tracks to KML
  • Added reading of fitness courses from Edge devices, these are converted to tracks
  • Improved quick search responsiveness, speed of searches, and usability
  • Improved Trip Planner UI display refresh and sizing behavior
  • Change so that 'Install Maps' and 'Check for device software updates' menu items are always visible and enabled
  • Change to recalculate the route if needed when the route properties dialog is hidden, not just when selection changes
  • Change so that list folders aren't required to have unique names in the same parent folder
  • Fixed issue with junction view information in routes not being calculated correctly, may not work on certain older devices
  • Fixed issue with track stats not updating after editing the track
  • Fixed various issues with Trip Planner
  • Fixed issue with reading some map files from newer PND devices
  • Fixed issue with some drag/drop operations
  • Fixed rounding of dimensions in truck and RV routing options
  • Fixed issue with displaying many error dialogs if a device is unplugged during a transfer
  • Fixed drag/drop of an Adventure from find results into Trip Planner
  • Fixed issue when creating a route from a Yelp find result that failed to geocode
  • Fixed issue with fitness data not being preserved when sharing data with Garmin cloud storage

  • Fixed start-up issue when opening some Map Installations
  • Fixed start-up issue with opening Trip Planner
  • Fixed various issues with upgrading legacy databases
  • Fixed issue searching for named trails
  • Fixed activity based routing
  • Fixed issue with editing routes received from a device
  • Fixed issue when using find

  • Added Trip Planner
  • Adds an easy way to plan multi-day trips
  • Round trip support
  • Can print a trip itinerary
  • Can add destinations along a route
  • Flying support (airport and flight number look-up)
  • Supports traveling between different time zones
  • Can add Adventures that you'd like to take as part of your trip
  • Routing Improvements
  • Added support for different route profiles for different legs of a route
  • Added RV and Truck routing profiles with special route options
  • Find Improvements
  • Added support for UK postal code search
  • Added support for Yelp search
  • Added support for named POI search (far away POIs should be found if it's an exact name match)
  • Added support for POI category search (you can type 'Hotels, Las Vegas, NV')
  • Added quick search (hover over the map to invoke it)
  • Added ability to display more search results
  • Fixed various find issues
  • Basestation Improvements
  • Added support for displaying BirdsEye while in Basestation mode
  • Added support for displaying and saving the track of the Basestation itself
  • Added support for displaying the most recent update time for Basestation contacts
  • Added support to have different folders and lists with the same name (as long as they have a different parent in the folder hierarchy)
  • Added support for changing the location of BaseCamp's database
  • Added Irish Transverse Mercator grid
  • Fixed an issue where roads from the base map were displaying along with roads from the detailed map
  • Fixed an issue where BaseCamp was not displaying properly localized map labels
  • Fixed issue with Garmap Southern Africa Topo & Rec 2012.3 NT not being displayed in BaseCamp
  • Fixed an issue with certain file names for Adventures and Garmin Cloud

  • Fixed an issue with Basestation mode.
  • Fixed an issue where BaseCamp would not remember the positioning of the toolbars correctly.
  • Fixed an issue where the Custom POI symbols from POI files where incorrect.
  • Fixed an issue with the address search.
  • Fixed an issue where refreshing a search was using the last location on the map, not the current one.
  • Fixed an issue where Cutting (Ctrl-X) a photo on a device would delete the photo and prevent the user from pasting it.
  • Fixed an issue with some Asian language map products.
  • Fixed an issue with deleting track points.
  • Fixed an issue with route creation in a folder.
  • Fixed an issue where the hand tool was not always set as the default tool.
  • Fixed some menu inconsistencies between find results, context menus, and map popup menus.
  • Changed translations of Walking and Hiking activity profiles in Dutch.

  • Fixed an issue where BaseCamp was not responding if a certain GPI file (006D135900.GPI) was present on the device.
  • Fixed an issue where BaseCamp did not seem to recognize some MTP devices (it was taking several minutes for BaseCamp to display the device). Device detection of such devices should now be much faster.
  • Fixed an issue with Garmin cloud where syncing between Mac and PC would not work properly.
  • Fixed an issue with 'Restore from Previous Version'.
  • Fixed an issue where using the city finder (in the Find Options 'Location' textbox) would lead to a crash if the map did not support city searches.
  • Fixed an issue with city search on the Global Map.
  • Fixed an issue with user data search.
  • Fixed a start-up issue.

  • Added support for Garmin Cloud Storage.
  • Added support for searching and displaying Custom POIs from devices (GPI file support).
  • Added ability to report map errors directly from within BaseCamp.
  • Implemented Part I of Find experience rework (simultaneous searches, less confusing input boxes, added Find menu, added support for user data search).
  • Added support for new statistics track extension, this should allow BaseCamp and future devices to have the same track statistics.
  • Added better error messages for adventure publishing failures.
  • Improved behavior when editing or deleting route and track points in a list, BaseCamp now remembers the position in the list.
  • Improved decimal precision for low speeds.
  • Improved 'Send To Device' and 'Receive From Device' dialogs.
  • Fixed an issue where BaseCamp would erroneously prompt for Geotagged photos on Garmin-mode devices.
  • Fixed an issue where the folder data list size wasn't preserved.
  • Fixed an issue with importing KML files from Google Earth.
  • Fixed an issue where the original routes were not restored after cancelling during the calculation phase of a route join.
  • Fixed an issue where single digit entry into Arrival/Departure times may not get committed to database.
  • Fixed an issue with displaying waypoint comments that take more than 1 row.
  • Fixed an issue with missing/corrupt system services. BaseCamp now prompts the user.
  • Fixed an issue with sending dog icons to older Garmin devices.
  • Fixed an issue with resetting the activity profile.
  • Fixed an issue where BaseCamp sometimes would not sync with devices.
  • Fixed an issue with restore.
  • Fixed some issues with Undo and Redo.
  • Fixed shutdown issues.
  • Fixed an issue in Danish when viewing route properties.
  • Fixed issue where BaseCamp would not display 'TOPO Sweden V3 - Svealand'.

  • Fixed issue when changing list or folder selection with nearest results shown on the map.
  • Fixed issue when changing list or folder selection while in the process of drawing a route.
  • Fixed issue with find toolbar visibility not being remembered between application runs.

  • Fixed some issues with publishing adventures.
  • Fixed an issue with remembering the layout of the data and map panels.
  • Fixed an issue with remembering the positioning of the toolbars.
  • Fixed some layout issues in Windows XP.
  • Fixed ordering of photos during adventure playback.
  • Fixed various stability issues with route properties.
  • Fixed issues with the route and track join.
  • Fixed some device and adventure transfer issues.
  • Fixed issue with gdb and kml import.
  • Fixed issues with adventure playback.
  • Fixed an issue with exporting waypoints with dog icons.
  • Fixed an issue where orphaned route via point would remain on the map in certain cases.
  • Fixed an issue where geotagged photos were not being cleaned up after deletion.
  • Fixed an issue with the notes tab where links where not being stored properly.
  • Fixed various other stability issues.
  • Improved speed for displaying the properties of an adventure for the first time.
  • Improved transition when entering/leaving adventure playback mode.

  • Added smoothing of speed and heart rate graphs.
  • Improved Track Join inside of an Adventure
  • Change to not show the 'Filter Results' option in the find results if there are no results to filter.
  • Fixed layout not being remembered properly between application runs.
  • Fixed an issue with some card products not being recognized. Unfortunately this requires re-indexing all card products.
  • Fixed layout being different after exiting from Adventure playback.
  • Fixed an issue with the 'References' tab page not being properly updated when changing selection.
  • Fixed an issue with route shaping point info being lost when erasing points from a route.
  • Fixed an issue with track color being changed when tracks are filtered.
  • Fixed an issue with not updating the summary in the route dialog when points are unselected.
  • Fixed some issues with login and re-login for MyGarmin services
  • Fixed doing an undo while drawing a route ending the route. Now only the last via point is removed.
  • Fixed an issue when importing photos with invalid time EXIF data.
  • Fixed text messages from Basestation devices being repeatedly notified
  • Fixed an issue with route join
  • Fixed an issue with the route divide tool
  • Fixed an issue with duplicating routes
  • Fixed an issue with adding waypoints into routes in an Adventure
  • Fixed an issue with line breaks being repeatedly added to GPX files
  • Fixed an issue with click & drag on the map hiding properties dialog
  • Fixed an issue with importing KML or KMZ files that had downloadable content.
  • Fixed an issue with creating a waypoint via the map context menu when a list folder is selected
  • Fixed an issue where the waypoint ordering was not updated when changing the main track in an Adventure
  • Fixed an issue when clicking on the 'X' to remove a tag from the References tab page.
  • Fixed an issue when changing map detail level before putting focus into the map views.
  • Fixed an issue where the creation date of a photo waypoint didn't match the creation date of the photo's EXIF data
  • Fixed an issue with waypoints sometimes not being shown on the map

  • Added Garmin Adventures, including; authoring, publishing, online search, downloading, playback, and transfer to supporting devices.
  • Added arrival, departure, and layover times for route via-points.
  • Added a context menu on the map for the hand and selection tools.
  • Added support for waypoint creation date, which will not be changed when updating the waypoint.
  • Added a list in the waypoint properties dialog to display which routes a waypoint is used in.
  • Added ability to collapse folder groups (like 'My Collection' or 'Devices').
  • Added support for temperature and pressure in track statistics and graphs.
  • Added support to delete waypoints that are included in a route.
  • Added Basestation mode for compatible Astro, Rhino, and Alpha devices.
  • Added more columns to the data view for Waypoints, Garmin Custom Maps, GeoCaches and Photos.
  • Added support to enter position using alternate grid/datum on the 'Recenter Map To' dialog.
  • Added option to save original track when filtering it.
  • Added display of the 'placed on' date for GeoCaches.
  • Added intersection search when using the 'and' or '&' keywords.
  • Added ability to bulk-edit more fields for waypoints.
  • Added ability to create waypoint from find results on the map.
  • Added ability to transfer subscription-based BirdsEye imagery that contain failed downloads.
  • Added ability to toggle the visibility of all toolbars.
  • Added display of postal code in address search results.
  • Added a read-only 'Unlisted Data' list that contains all items that are in no other lists.
  • Added ability to create a route from a named trail.
  • Added ability to import into folders and lists (and not always import into My Collection).
  • Added header for the folder data list.
  • Added ability to duplicate geotagged photos.
  • Added link the BaseCamp license agreement in help menu.
  • Added ability to undo/redo on supported devices.
  • Added ability to drag and drop folders from the file system to BaseCamp (when supported data is present).
  • Added ability to accept Google Maps coordinate format when centering map at position.
  • Added new dog icons.
  • Added waypoint creation date to the waypoint properties dialog.
  • Added option to encourage the user to recalculate a route when the map that the route was created with isn't found on the device.
  • Added prompt when duplicating a route if BaseCamp should also duplicate the waypoints used in the route.
  • Added zooming via Alt/+ Alt/- keys. This is a coarse zoom which zooms in or out a number of zoom levels.
  • Added toolbar and menu for simpler device transfer options.
  • Improved display when many photos are at the same spot on the map.
  • Improved XML processing (so it should now be possible to import and export larger gpx files than previously).
  • Improved the measurement tool's display of measurement information.
  • Improved behavior when importing data into an already selected list or folder.
  • Improved behavior when double-clicking on a list. BaseCamp will now zoom to the data contained in that list.
  • Improved default file name for backup. The default name now contains the current date.
  • Improved the validation of map coordinates in the Recenter dialog.
  • Changed the simple route dialog to transition into the route properties so the route can be edited further.
  • Changed icon for gas stations with convenience stores to be the gas station icon, not the shopping cart.
  • Clarified the find options (Center of view, Center of selected items). Added hint text to make usage more clear.
  • Cleaned up toolbar, hide tools that are used less often by default, always show waypoint, route & track tools.
  • Cleaned up route options, made it easier to create custom route settings.
  • Fixed the long find toolbar initialization delay after starting BaseCamp or switching to a new map.
  • Fixed an issue where a device's SD card would not always be recognized by BaseCamp.
  • Fixed numerous issues with finding addresses.
  • Fixed an issue where the toolbar would not display the same way after restarting BaseCamp.
  • Fixed an issue where the find toolbar would always be displayed after restarting BaseCamp, even though the user chose to hide it.
  • Fixed area calculation for tracks.
  • Fixed an issue where you could not rename an item from lower case to upper case (like renaming 'washington' to 'Washington').
  • Fixed issue where the Geocache symbol was not consistent with found status when importing or adding a geocache.
  • Fixed an issue where the preferences dialog would not remember the last sub-selection.
  • Fixed an issue with remembering the data filters when switching between app modes.
  • Fixed an issue where turning off the display of points would leave a lot of 'shopping cart' POIs on the map for certain map products.
  • Fixed an issue where the selection was lost when left-clicking on the map with the hand tool.
  • Fixed issues with route/track creation and joining.
  • Fixed issues with deleting data on devices.
  • Fixed issues with creating routes from tracks.
  • Fixed issue when BirsdEye selection box was dragged too far North.
  • Fixed issue with displaying custom maps on devices.

  • Fixed an error when a new list folder was created while a balloon was visible on the map
  • Fixed an error when creating waypoints or tracks over 3rd party maps that are missing files
  • Fixed some errors when receiving from a device
  • Fixed an error when using BaseCamp with an iPhone connected
  • Fixed an issue with MTP devices with cards greater than 8 GB in size

  • Don't disable the data filter options in the view menu while in 'map w/o filters' mode.
  • Fixed a crash when dividing a route with more than one reference to the same waypoint.
  • Fixed crashes when reading a Map Installed on a card when there are ID conflicts.
  • Changed the range of allowed ID's for card products, this has the side effect of requiring all card products to be re-indexed.
  • Fixed a crash when a route with the 'None' profile route doesn't have preferences.
  • Fixed a problem where a route that was switched from the 'Direct' profile to 'None' would ever auto-route.
  • Fixed a crash when deleting all waypoints from a route.
  • Fixed a shutdown crash.
  • Fixed a problem with line breaks in GPX files.
  • Fixed a problem when sending.
  • Changed the default value for the mountain bike profile state highway avoidance.
  • Fixed a crash related to bad data imported from old MapSource GDB files.
  • Fixed an issue when tracks lose all data besides position after doing a sequence of divide, undo, and redo operations.
  • Reduced the size of the 'Welcome to BaseCamp' dialog so that it fits on smaller screens.
  • Fixed a problem with the application hanging after doing a 'Reset Options' with some other dialogs open.
  • Fixed a crash when dividing a route from the route points list when that route had more than one reference to the same waypoint.
  • Fixed a crash when changing folder or list selection.

  • Added collapsible list folders and sub-lists for improved organization.
  • Added shaping point support for zumo devices like done in MapSource.
  • Added explicit support for shaping points. These will be transferred to supporting devices.
  • Added support for transfer of waypoint categories on supporting devices. These are displayed in BaseCamp as lists.
  • Added more activity profiles, with improved activity routing on supported maps.
  • Added specific avoidances for various road classes, removed the road selection slider.
  • Added custom activity profiles.
  • Added keyboard short-cuts for editing tools (divide, insert, erase).
  • Added a tools menu for easier discovery of tool keyboard shortcuts.
  • Changed to make GPX files on a memory card directly editable.
  • Changed to read all GPX files on a memory card, similar to how devices behave.
  • Improved graphing of track data.
  • Improved graphing when multiple routes or tracks are selected.
  • Improved layout of geotagged photo, waypoint, route, and track properties.
  • Added additional statistics to route and track properties.
  • Added 'Center on map' check-box on route and track dialogs.
  • Added an easier way to add waypoints to routes (Insert Waypoint button).
  • Added additional data fields to waypoints (such as address and phone number).
  • Added display and updating of date last modified for waypoints.
  • Added display of lists that contain this data item to properties.
  • Added receiving geocache visits from devices.
  • Added logging geocache visits on
  • Added printing of geocaches.
  • Added alternate notification mechanism (less annoying pop-ups).
  • Added display settings to adjust width of routes and tracks.
  • Added support for importing waypoints and tracks from KML/KMZ files.
  • Added suggested file name when exporting (so it isn't always 'untitled').
  • Added more map details for higher detail setting.
  • Added data filters to map view.
  • Added preserving the dialog size for each data type.
  • Added option to reset track's altitude to map data.
  • Added functionality to remember display feature settings per profile.
  • Changed 'Remove List and Contents' to 'Remove list and unique contents'.
  • Added Shift-Delete short-cut for 'Remove list and unique contents'.
  • Added a confirmation dialog for 'Remove list and unique contents'.
  • Added hiding of Activity profiles.
  • Added creating OpenCaches from waypoints.
  • Added calculating ascent and descent for direct routes.
  • Added indication of data filter visibility state on the data list.
  • Added recalculation of more than 1 route at a time.
  • Improved printing of routes and tracks.
  • Change to prevent property dialogs becoming lost off screen after screen resolution changes.
  • Fixed issues with sending routes to the zumo.
  • Update waypoint references to new map data when recalculating routes.
  • Fixed any profiles from BaseCamp 3.2 that have invalid routing preferences (ie invalid vehicle types and incorrect avoidances).
  • Fixed list in-place rename requiring pressing enter to complete the edit.
  • Fixed the 'Reset Headers' context menu being displayed after renaming an item.
  • Fixed issue writing out altitude when exporting to the GDB file format.
  • Fixed track filtering 'automatic mode' for tracks with no time information.
  • Fixed elevation profile labels for Windows XP (no longer invisible).
  • Fixed issue when duplicating a route. BaseCamp will now also duplicate the waypoints in that route.

  • Fixed an issue with migrating waypoints with thumbnails from previous versions of BaseCamp to 3.2.1. This issue could have corrupted the database.
  • Fixed an issue with tracks that had been duplicated becoming corrupted.
  • Added a prompt to notify the user when data loss might have occurred.
  • Added a 'restore from previous version' menu item.
  • Added support for exporting of fitness data (heart rate and cadence) in tracks.
  • Changed to attempt to fix the paths in Garmin Custom Maps (KML ground overlay) files at start-up without notifying the user that there were problems with the file.
  • Changed the message displayed at start-up when the current video mode/card doesn't support 3D.
  • Improved initial download size estimates for some BirdsEye products.
  • Fixed some issues with undo/redo.
  • Fixed several issues related to application shutdown.
  • Fixed an issue with not recognizing Garmin mode USB device (such as the GPSMap 60) arrival and removal.
  • Fixed several issues related to aborting transfers to Garmin mode USB devices.
  • Fixed some issues related to ejecting mass storage devices.
  • Fixed some issues with changing folder selection while using the BirdsEye wizard.
  • Fixed an issue with reading geotagged photos from many smartphones.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.