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 Advanced Tools designed to improve your Garmin maps

   
typwiz 6 Theme Editor

TYPWiz 6

Advanced TYP file Editor


Theme Editor

Creating & Editing Garmin Map Themes


Mapuploader 6 img2typ 5

MapUploader 6

Create Garmin (Nuvi) compatible maps


IMG2TYP 5

Create a TYP file from any IMG


TDB Editor Poly Editor

TDB Editor

control & (un)lock Mapsource / Basecamp

POLY Editor

Create & Edit poly files

DEM Hill Shading

  • Investigate the mysteries of Garmin's DEM subfile
  • How to add hill / terrain shading to your own IMG using a DEM subfile

 

How to add DEM subfiles to Garmin maps >

 

gmp2typ 1.3

  • Extract any TYP file from a gmapsupp.img or any img found on your Garmin up to 2gig in size.
  • Just drop any gmapsup-type img on to the GUI and it will extract the TYP file if present.


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OS50 & Mapnik Typ

Download TYP files

 

OS 25,000 ,OS 50,000 TYP >

 

Mapnik TYP >

 

Active Routing

  • Many Garmin TOPO 2012 maps offer active routing :
    They contain the main cycle,hiking ,mountain biking etc routes which you can have highlighted.
  • We have created a map of all the hiking routes in Devon UK showing appropriate symbols for each route and overlapping colours when routes are combined.

For more information and a free download of Devon Hiking Map check out

 

Active Routing >

 

Garmin Undocumented

Check out our latest Garmin Findings

 

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Mkgmap Tricks & Tips

Lots of How to ideas

 

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OSM POIs on Garmin Nuvis

  • Create your own nuvi pois from osm files using our new nuvi osm2poi
  • Includes Devon speed camera and pub POI files

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Download here >

 

Route Editor

  • Route Editor will take the pain out of creating Routing styles .Beta now available for download.

 

 

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style2typ

  • Quickly create a TYP file showing all the elements contained in your mkgmap style sheets.

 

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GUI file structure

  • Garmins POIs, ie speed cameras, are stored in a .gpi file.
  • Learn how to put them onto your car / bike satnav.
  • Learn about the gpi file structure, documented for the first time.
  • Download speed cameras for most countries in Europe.

 

Check out here >

 

Exploring Garmin's IMG Format

  • Ever wanted to unravel Garmin's IMG file type but became daunted by its complexity?
  • Our most popular Exploring IMG Format will help you plot all the highways, polygons and pois in an IMG file and explain what can be retrieved from 'locked' TOPO files.