Basecamp is a free software tool which allows you to plan your trips, organise, save, review your performances and send data (to and fro) from the Garmin GPS. You can get the most out of your outdoor activities and share your experience of the adventures online with your friends and family. The company looking at the response it got has brought new features with the Garmin BaseCamp updates.
Trip Planning Simplified:
You can use the Garmin BaseCamp for planning your next trip or adventure. You can choose the activity to match your adventure e.g. hiking, biking, driving, motorcycling or off-road trip.
Viewing and transferring of maps, planning routes, and marking waypoints and tracking from your computer and then transferring them to your device is quite easy.
BaseCamp allows you to display your topographic map data in the form of 3D or 2D. You can see this data on your computer screen including elevation and contour lines.
Import Map Data and Garmin software with BaseCamp:
The user can load Garmin software and map data from the GPS device, or they can import maps from the DVD or MicroSD card which they’ve purchased or downloaded with the BaseCamp. Users can also use drawing tools for creating routes, waypoints and tracks in BaseCamp on your computer.
Off-road driving with Garmin Car GPS:
Garmin BaseCamp and Garmin Car GPS is an awesome combination for off-road driving. You can view the planned routes, see the elevation changes and also estimate the difficulty of your driving. With this software, you can be fully prepared for any adventure. Your adventure won’t be hampered by any unwanted surprises.
Plan your perfect trip:
With the BaseCamp you can plan your perfect route for the next adventure or trip. You have to only select the type of activity and starting point on the map, select your destination and leave the rest upon BaseCamp for planning your route and turn-by-turn directions.
Save and Share your Adventure with Family and Friends:
With Garmin Adventure feature you can share your hikes and rides, road trips and much more with your family and friends. You can also add a location and share your photos which will help other travellers as well.
Finding It Difficult to Download BaseCamp: Contact Garmin Customer Service
Although the software is quite intuitive and easy to download some people find it difficult to use it on their computer. This might happen because of the old hardware or software of the computer. At that time you can contact the Garmin Customer Service for help. People working there are very patient, helpful and thorough. They will ensure that all your requests are taken care of completely.
If you’re facing any trouble with the Basecamp software, you can visit the website and get instant help.