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nRoute no longer available from Garmin
Ken in Regina
The nRoute navigation program is no longer available for download from Garmin's support site. They have not supported the last version with updates for quite awhile. The latest versions of their maps don't work in older versions of MapSource.

Here is a remaining location for download if you need it.

http://gpsinformation.org/perry/msource/nRoute_276.exe (edit: link not working)

...ken...
Ken in Cape Breton
I noticed that nRoute was gone from Garmin's site last week.

As Mobile PC won't read BlueChart Charts properly Garmin now no longer offers a computer based nautical navigation system. Odd for them to abandon a market...

You can of course purchase one of their expensive Chart Plotters.
Ken in Regina
I'm not sure they would see it as abandoning anything. Did they ever offer nRoute/MapSource/Bluecharts as a nautical nav solution? Or is it just something that folks like yourself figured out and took advantage of?

They've got their fingers in so many pies it wouldn't surprise me if that's one pie they've completely overlooked, except for the high end.

By the way, I can't remember if we've discussed this ... does Bluecharts work properly on the new versions of MapSource?

...ken...
Ken in Cape Breton
Yes, just fine. 6.15.4 Examples attached:
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Ken in Cape Breton
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Originally Posted by Ken in Regina
I'm not sure they would see it as abandoning anything. Did they ever offer nRoute/MapSource/Bluecharts as a nautical nav solution? Or is it just something that folks like yourself figured out and took advantage of? ...ken...
I should make the point that I had to use up one of my two unlock codes to unlock my BlueChart to my GPS 20x and nRoute is the only way to use BlueCharts with a GPS 20x I'm aware of.

Actually, I've just noticed that Garmin has discontinued their BlueChart® CD-ROMS http://www8.garmin.com/cartography/mapSource/bluechartCD.jsp & BlueChart® Preprogrammed Cards http://www8.garmin.com/cartography/bluechart/ so I shouldn't be surprised.

This leaves only their BlueChart® g2 Vision & BlueChart® g2 preprogrammed data cards for their chart plotters. The result of this is no more preplanning on your home or laptop computer at all as they are no longer offering any Chart products in a format that can be used on a computer.
Ken in Regina
Looks like they're going for the high end exclusively.

...ken...
ragebflame
Hi,
I recently reformatted my 2 year old laptop and lost nRoute. Any possability you can uplaod the original version. The link you posted was for the update.

regards,
Dan
tcassidy
Assuming you have a copy of MapSource loaded (nRoute won't install if you don't have MapSource) and that version doesn't install, Perry has all the versions on the gpsinformation site.

http://www.gpsinformation.org/perry/msource/ (edit: link not working)

Terry
Ken in Regina
Sorry Dan, I've never had the original. As long as you have any version of Mapsource installed, nRoute updates will install just fine. They are actually the full version.

If you don't have Mapsource installed, if you use this link (edit: link not working) and scroll way to the bottom of the list you'll see a number of versions of nRoute. Perhaps the first one is not an update but I don't know.

Let me know if you still can't get nRoute installed. Provide details.

...ken...
ragebflame
Thanks, that's a great resource for all the Garmin updates etc. I have it working perfectly now.

thanks,
Dan.
Marvin Hlavac
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Originally Posted by ragebflame
Thanks, that's a great resource for all the Garmin updates etc.
gpsinformation.net is an excellent resource for everything Garmin. I think you will even find a couple of links to Laptop GPS World there, too.
kiwitonita
The nRoute file is still available on the Garmin site, but well hidden:

http://www8.garmin.com/software/nRoute_276.exe (edit: link not working)
Ken in Regina
Thanks for that link. That will make some folks feel more comfortable downloading from the official Garmin site, I'm sure.

...ken...
danibilabibah
That link is for update purposes only. Could you give right link to the installation file of nRoute and MapSource?

Thanks
tcassidy
As was mentioned before, all versions of nRoute are complete. It won't install on your computer unless you already have MapSource though.

Terry
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