GPS Companion

Update your waypoints and GPS tracks conveniently using any Windows tablet. WARNING: This application is designed to work with Garmin GPS devices. NOTE: Make sure you connect the GPS to a port that is NOT USB 3.0. Did you ever find that saving waypoints and naming tracks directly on your GPS is tedious? This application is the solution: use short names while in the field then, at the end of the hiking day, update the names on your Windows 8 tablet to a more descriptive text, and maybe even add notes for each waypoint or track. If your tablet has a keyboard you have the following shortcuts available: ALT-W: Go to waypoints section ALT-K: Go to tracks section ALT-D: Delete the selected item (track or waypoint). ALT-R: Revert the selected item to its saved version. TAB key will cycle between the list of items and the editable fields. Note: If the application does not recognize your particular Garmin GPS device, please send the detection log to RazvanPopovApps@outlook.com for analysis. This may enable me to make it work properly for your device too.

Features:

  • Edit waypoints
  • Edit tracks
  • Light and Dark themes
  • View waypoints and tracks on a map

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28 July 2015

disregard this review


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22 February 2015

Is unable to find my Garmin Nuvi...no user manual... support never returned my email requesting assistance. Unusable app for me.


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17 May 2014

Interesting app but waypoints can't be managed using a Garmin Oregon 300 GPS. Tracks work fine but need to fix wp's.


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18 February 2014

Great app! I use a Garmin eTrex 30 GPS and I updated all my existing waypoints. It runs well on my Lumia 2520. It takes a little bit for my tablet to recognize the GPS device though, first time I tried it seemed that it does not work, but once windows finds the device, the app works fine.