Mac OSx – VeloMap Beginners Guide

In general I try to keep the installation on Mac OSx as simple as possible. And in general it’s no more difficult compared to Windows. However some things might not be easy at the first time, so here comes an installation with screenshots for each step (mind I personally don’t have a mac, so I took the screenshots from a remote computer running OS X 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard) and Basecamp v. 4.0.4.

This is a guide for Dummies, so it is quite long. You will actually find all of this very easy I hope and keep in mind, this guide is written for people who never used Garmin format maps on their Mac. If you have experience with other maps, You will only need to read through Step 1, Step 2 and Step 5. However you might find the general information at the end useful too.

 

Prerequisites:

So as a prerequisite get the newest version of Garmin Basecamp from here – https://www8.garmin.com/support/download_details.jsp?id=4449

 

This should include, Garmin MapManager for Mac, and Garmin MapInstall for Mac. We need all three programs installed to continue…

If they are not included in Basecamp download (seems to be the case sometimes) – get […]