Rooster, old versions of mapsource will not recognize the new city navigator maps because garmin switched to a new format a number of years ago. This setup will install preload all garmin usb drivers on your system and upgrade older versions if found. This setup also includes the drivers for the usb data card programmer. We have purchased a new version each year since 2006. Last time i bought streets and trips was in 2007 and i found the maps to be very outdated. I have a friend who i think uses microsoft streets and trips for his routes.
I hope that microsoft and garmin will resolve this issue so these two can at least recognize each other. Edit microsoft streets and trips est files yes larry, you can. One of the best things we learned was about the discovery owners website and all the gps data overlay files they made avaialble for programs like streets and trips. This because users need to register in order to grab. Est files to edit them, or to save for use with any other popular gps brand garmin, magellan, nokia, iphone 3g. Using gsak, i would create a different color pushpin for each cache type so at a glance at a printed map i could tell if i needed some extra time for multi or if a puzzle cache had be solved. Find multiple destinations, rest stops, scenic detours, fuel stops and more all with no internet connection required. Poi mega file pushpin collections for truckers, rvers, and other. I connect my garmin nuvi 40 to a usb port and it says device not connected when i click configure gps. Jul 01, 2012 microsoft money was the one discontinued but not microsoft streets and trips. All seemed to go well, with the garmin communicator software indicating that the. Ms streets and trips discontinued gps geocaching forums.
Jul 31, 2012 as we travel by rv, weve gathered lots of different sources for finding places to park and stay. Microsoft streets and trips free download and software. Microsoft has switched completely over to bing maps. Take a peek at locations using bing maps birds eye aerial imagery. With tools and features to help you create custom routes, set driving preferences, plan breaks, and calculate travel costs. Sep 01, 2009 while the streets and trips 2010 trial edition webpage is indeed live on the microsoft download center, the actual bits are unreachable. This is a file that is used in combination with microsoft s streets and trips program. Microsoft s poi database is still one of the most complete, and can be valuable if you want to compliment it with your other nav package, for example, while doing a walking tour in. Tailor your trip to your personal style, such as preferred road types, start and stop times, and more. Plan a fun family vacation, optimize your business travel, or plan a trip around a hobby from roller coasters to historical sites.
I find the mega file that is available quite nice but i cant find anything that has been updated since aug. So my question is does anyone know for a fact if the latest version of microsoft streets and trips, if used with a gps that actually can import a true route, will in fact result in a full route displaying properly on the device. Our favorite is the streets and trips program, with the poi megafile. Microsoft kills off mappoint and streets and trips in. If so, most of these models will import gpx files containing routes and will convert them to trips. With tools and features to help you create custom routes, set driving. Poi mega file for microsoft streets and trips north america 220 poi categories. Can we start a forum for streets and trips and can we have an upload download section devoted to streets and trips poi files. Gps pois and free poi updates for all popular gps units and laptop gps software. Poi loader for windows allows you to load custom points of interest into your unit. Larry has been very kind to put together these files containing many thousands of poi. Microsoft streets and trips and mappoint are dead gps. Poi mega file for microsoft streets and trips north america 220 poi categories pushpin collections in a single streets and trips file.
Help with street and trips 2010 or 20 sending planned trips to gps device garmin nuvi 265. Oct 12, 2011 microsoft streets and trips loves gpx files. Can you load up your own poi file to mymaps, created as a separate csv. Garmin, tom tom or magellan, see poi factory look under top picks for step by step instructions for your device. Lastly, i then use garmin basecamp for programming my garmin. This version of mapsource no longer supports windows 98, windows me. I already have ms streets and trips 20, and i need to stick with offline maps to save data.
Fixed an issue with route travel time calculations. Ms streets and trips 20 claims on the package to be able to send routes to garmin gps devices. The remaining columns separate out the data so you data tinkerers can manipulate them in a spreadsheet for other purposes e. Poi mega file pushpin collections for truckers, rvers. We like the fact that we have a large computer screen to work on, rather than the little hard to see screens of many gps units. I also have two portable gps devices as my guidance while i am on the road. How to export a route from microsoft streets and trips 2010.
Aug update of poi megafile available for free download. Use gpsbabel to make streets and trips gpx files compatible with garmins basecamp link to download gpsbabel. Streets and trips autoroute, streets and trips, mappoint. Sorry to bring up this old thread, but i have a question. We operate streets and trips in a note book and that allows us to look far ahead, to explore areas, to plan a route, or to explore alternate routes, all. How to create a route from streets and trips 2010 and send. With mappoint and streets and trips being discontinued by the end of 2014, the badger map is the best alternative for outside sales representatives. As we travel by rv, weve gathered lots of different sources for finding places to park and stay. I used the gpx feature of streets and trips to export all the pois from streets and trips to my garmin.
I have been using 20 microsoft streets and trips for 3 years. To add points of interest is very easy, just follow the instructions because there are 23 ways to add custom pois. Download microsoft streets and trips 2015 for free windows. Ms streets and trips and garmin gps geocaching forums.
Jun 10, 2015 good morning, i am still using streets and trips to plan out trips. Adding poi files to garmin nuvi streets and trips, and other navigation programs forums. How to export a route from microsoft streets and trips 2010 to. Now you can plan and organize trips with mapsource, a very useful computer software. Modified autorouting so that it would correctly route pedestrians against the flow of traffic on oneway streets. Est files to edit them, or to save for use with any other popular gps brand garmin, magellan, nokia, iphone 3g, etc. Will my garmin zumo accept a route trip route that i have done in microsoft streets and trips. Transfering routes to garmin gps not working streets. Unless you plan on keeping your laptop with you all the time in the car, and using it instead of the garmin, theres no point. I update the files in my poi folder on a regular basis and download everything into the garmin using poi loader on a regular schedule, to make sure i have the latest information. Thousands of pois for streets and trips geeksontour. The poi or point of interest megafile is a a streets and trips map saved with thousands of travel related points of interest that you can use in.
Is anyone researching a replacement for streets and trips. Microsoft streets and trips is not designed to use for garmin, and it is pointless to make it work with garmin as garmin is already loaded with maps, and basically has a lot of duplicate functionality. The input files can be downloaded from the internet or you can create your own. I do all the trip planning for my group using using streets and trips.
However, since streets and trips is supposed to be going away i may have to eventually start using something els. I use both csv and gpx files, depending on what is available to me from poi factory or other sources. Streets and trips is a great tool for planning a trip. Im willing to pay that amount but only for a travel program which can meet the same needs which ms streets and trips was providing including colored waypoints and good printing options. If you are a subscriber, you can download the campground icons in your subscriber menu additional downloads when you log into this site. These drivers are designed for use with those gps units that support usb transfer of data tofrom the pc not to include the ique.
It wont even be available for sale from microsoft after december 2014. Microsoft streets and trips poi megafile tutorial youtube. Help with street and trips 2010 or 20 sending planned trips to gps device garmin. Open it in mapsource and then send it to your garmin. Adding poi files to garmin nuvi streets and trips, and. Download poi files for garmin, magellan, copilot, destinator, tomtom, and many other popular gps brands. Download this app from microsoft store for windows 10, windows 10 mobile, windows 10 team surface hub, xbox one. But we use both it and the streets and trips in our cars on long road trips. I have any number of csv, bmp, wav, mps and gpx files. A member over at has discovered that if you use the msn. When i explored using garmin to download streets and. Check out how badger maps compares to mappoint and streets and trips. In case youre unfamiliar, this data is called points of interest or poi s.
Microsoft streets and trips and microsoft mappoint are third party programs and are not supported for use with our devices. The poi mega file is a free map template containing hundreds of pushpin collections for truckers, rvers and other travelers. Open it in mapsource and then send it to your garmin gps. For sending waypoints and routesto a garmin device, we recommend using a garmin program such as mapsource pc, roadtrip mac, or. I have not been able to contact him and need to plan a trip. If you have microsoft streets and trips you can now get all our campgrounds as part of the poi mega.
If you are a subscriber, you can download the campground icons in your subscriber menu additional downloads when you. Having just downloaded the new microsoft streets and trips 2010 i was excited. I have microsoft streets and trips with gps and we love it. This is the version to download, if you dont know what zip is. This is technically true, in that you can transfer the route.
Download and install the latest version of the garmin poi loader. Once installed on your windows or mac device, simply download the gpx file and open the file with garmin basecamp, and you can transfer the file to your device by selecting the transfer dropdown menu and selectinr your device. How to create a route in microsoft streets and trips 2010. Microsoft money was the one discontinued but not microsoft streets and trips. The poi or point of interest megafile is a a streets and trips map saved with thousands of travel related points of interest that you can use in your trip planning. Microsoft streets and trips is not designed to use for garmin, and it is pointless to make it work with garmin as garmin is already loaded with maps, and. Points of interest custom poi database gps poi download format. Simple, intuitive computer software to help you plan trips with your garmin device. Apr 26, 2010 how to create a route in microsoft streets and trips 2010. The 2008 update software only is a cheap map upgrade compared to garmin. If you have trouble accessing streets and trips after a windows 10 update and receive a message that the directory was not copied correctly, try running streets and trips as the administrator. Sometimes, the garmin uses local names for its streets rather then highway route numbers, and vice versa.
May 22, 2011 i update the files in my poi folder on a regular basis and download everything into the garmin using poi loader on a regular schedule, to make sure i have the latest information. Searching a gps device compatible with streets and trips. Download microsoft streets and trips 2015 for free. I tried out my new summit hc today with an older version of streets and trips but it wont recognize my gpsr, it works with my old and on the fritz legend but not the new and hopefully more reliable summit. Mar 30, 2020 a variety of output formats are supported, including mapsend wpt, oziexplorer wpt, gpx and loc, mapsource, garmin poi, fugawi, street atlas, pocket streets, and microsoft streets and trips. Oct 29, 2014 for the past 10 years ive used ms streets and trips to map my caches. The usb ports on my computer work and i connect the gps and use it for downloadinguploading photos and today i updated the maps from garmin. Searching a gps device compatible with streets and trips and. Download microsoft streets and trips 2016 for free windows.
Poi mega file pushpin collections for truckers, rvers, and. Poi search alongside your route or number of hours you want to drive. Having just downloaded the new microsoft streets and trips 2010 i was excited about having the ability to export a route to my garmin nuvi 760. If i download the new version of streets and trips, will it work with the new garmin. Streets and trips poi microsoft streets and trips is a very good software, i use it for last 56 years. Trying to use the gps feature in microsoft streets and trips. Back in 2004, we attended life on wheels, a weeklong school for rvers. Download microsoft streets and trips 2016 for free. Garmin gpx poi garmin gpx file format basic garmin upload direct. This is a file that is used in combination with microsofts streets and trips program.
With poi loader for windows, you can configure the unit to alert you when you are within a certain distance of a point or if you are driving over a certain speed near a point. Garmin support center united kingdom is where you will find answers to frequently asked questions and resources to help with all of your garmin products. The first 3 columns are for direct input to garmin gps see our gps tips. However, the route file is corrupted and unusable by the garmin gps. Both of these services have received their last update and will soon be retired in favor of microsoft s premier mapping product, bing maps. I wouldnt bother with streets and trips unless you are already in love with that program. Mar 29, 2012 the poi or point of interest megafile is a a streets and trips map saved with thousands of travel related points of interest that you can use in your trip planning. Thanks in advance for any help and info you can give me on this.1199 442 833 416 834 809 1005 1292 602 1351 1071 88 537 1051 1104 1121 258 1336 208 209 249 1289 1068 184 1468 793 1596 210 1399 170 584 1041 257 1337 864 1291 120 516 920 620 234 251 963 1140 376