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Sven Sorensen
GPS data converter that supports many receivers and Google Earth
A review of GPSBabel by Sven Sørensen
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Free Freeware
Robert Lipe
Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Oct 16, 2017
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GPSBabel is a program which can convert waypoints and routes between various brands of GPS receivers including Garmin and Magellan.

A cool feature of this software is not just the fact that it supports different GPS hardware, but it can also convert between different applications such as Basecamp and Google Earth.

The user interface of GPSBabel is well thought-out and provides quick access to many of its features within seconds.

GPSBabel supports a very long list of different file formats and has no problem converting between them for your GPS hardware. For example, it can hadle TWL, TRL, VPR, MMO, DAT and OVL files, among many others.

All in all, GPSBabel is straightforward software which can convert waypoints, tracks and routes while offering all of the tools needed to customize them.

Compability and license

GPSBabel is licensed as freeware for the Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from mapping without restrictions. GPSBabel 1.5.4 is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).

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  1. GPSBabel Download
  2. Freeware Mapping
  3. Open source and GPL software
  4. Major release: GPSBabel 1.5

Compatibility with this waypoint converter software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version may be available from Robert Lipe. This download is distributed as GPSBabel-1.5.4-Setup.exe and plan9.php.

GPSBabel has been picked by our editors as very good.
GPSBabel has been tested for viruses and malware.
We have tested GPSBabel 1.5.4 against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans.

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