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Macgpsbabel "conversion Failed" Message


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I think I must be doing something wrong because I haven't been able to convert any *.loc Geocache database files to GPX files. I'm using MacGPSbabel Version 1.2.5 beta on an Imac 800 Mhz machine with 10.3.8. Everytime I select "Geocaching Database" as the source file, and "GPX XML" as the destination file, as soon as I hit the convert button, I get a message that the conversion failed. I've tried to read the readme file, but haven't found any instructions for converting files. Do my GPSr have to be connected or can I convert it to a file on my hard drive to be uploaded to the GPSr at a later date.

 

Everything I read here indicates that the software works. I just can't figure out how to use it.

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I'm having the exact same problem. Using MacGPSBabel version 1.2.4, selecting the geocaching.loc file (Geocaching Database input), GPX XML output (or GPS receiver for output), and it fails to convert. I can connect to the Garmin Rino with GPS Connect, but it useless unless I can convert the .loc files.

 

Can anyone help?

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