Updating garmin streetpilot

If you are interested on building the map for a single country on a windows machine, User: GPS-Marco provides a software package collecting all the needed tools and a script that executes all the above steps with a simple double click.

The script relies on the download.server for OSM data downloading: you can check there for the list of available countries.

osm2gmap is a command-line utility, created by User: Jsl for creating maps of a single country from Geofabrik data.

It works on Mac OS X and Linux systems, and automates the retrieval of map data, splitter, mkgmap, gmapi-builder, and creates a map with default options for use on Garmin devices and in Basecamp.

User: Computerteddy provides weekly updated tiles for the whole world which are available for download (1 GB archive of all tiles, access to gzipped single tiles).

These can be combined to a Garmin using the free sendmap program (download).

See the dedicated page on topographic maps for garmin devices.

Installing direct to your GPS: The easiest way to install a map on your Garmin device is to put it in USB mass storage mode and copy the .

If neither of these exist (such as on some Nüvi 1xxx models), create the latter.

For more details on this see OSM Map On Garmin/Mass Storage Mode.

The following example describes how to copy the file in Linux: file(s) on your GPS unit's SD card (if it has one).

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