rws Posted July 25, 2007 Share Posted July 25, 2007 (edited) Here's a quick video tutorial that plays in Windows Media player to get you started making basic maps by tracing map features in Google Earth and then making and installing the map into your Garmin GPS. Once you learn the basics add more detail to your maps. Search this site and the internet for more advanced map making help. Note: use unique numbers for each .img file you create in GPSMapEdit and unique Product Code numbers in MapSetToolKit. Download Video Tutorial Here You'll need the following software packages (all are Freeware): Google Earth...trace features you want to appear on your Garmin map GPSBabel...used to convert kml to gpx GPSMapEdit...program used to make your map cGPSMapper...used by GPSMapEdit and MapSetToolKit MapSetToolKit...program used to install your map into Mapsource Go from Google Earth map to Garmin Custom Map Custom Map installed in Mapsource Screenshot of Custom Map from a Garmin 276c Edited July 25, 2007 by rws Quote Link to comment
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