Viewing IMG maps without Garmin software

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There are times you want to view IMG maps without using Garmin software.

PC[edit]

If you don't have Garmin GPSr and don't have Garmin Mapsource or nRoute, you can view and edit the .img (map) using following applications:

  • GPSMapEdit - no autorouting feature. Shareware Euro 44 or USD 54.
  • MapMan - no autorouting feature. Freeware for basic version. Shareware UKP 25 for advanced version.

Note: Both programs will NOT read locked img maps.

PDA[edit]

If you don't have Garmin GPSr and don't have Garmin Que, you can view the .img (map) on PocketPC PDA by using the following applications:

  • PocketMV - directly view IMG files. Shareware USD 20.
  • PTGMap - directly view and edit IMG files. Shareware Euro 15 or USD 20. Freeware to web publishers of free IMG maps.
  • Russa - use own RUS format. Convert IMG file to RUS using GPSMapEdit. Shareware Euro 28.
  • Navitel Navigator 2 [1] - use own NTM format. Convert IMG file to NTM using GPSMapEdit. Shareware USD 60.

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