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post #1 of 5 Old Dec 20th, 2009, 10:17 am Thread Starter
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Garmin & MAC

Anyone had luck running Garmin software on a MAC???

I have Snow Leopard on a I-MAC Quad and I have Garmin City Select and etc. V8.

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post #2 of 5 Old Dec 20th, 2009, 10:37 am
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Re: Garmin & MAC

Outside of the fact Garmin Road Trip is kind of cumbersome to work with, I have had no issues. Also no issues doing the initial set-ups.

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post #3 of 5 Old Dec 20th, 2009, 11:32 pm
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Re: Garmin & MAC

Gamin runs just fine on Snow Leopard - MapInstall, Map Manager, RoadTrip and WebUpdater all run just fine.

I do have a feature where I cannot get the 09 maps off the Nav III though. I need to get back to work on that, but the Nav is on the LT in the garage and I just do not want to put my boots on again.


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post #4 of 5 Old Dec 21st, 2009, 12:03 am
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Re: Garmin & MAC

Everything runs just fine on OSX 10.6 for me as well. I had the same issue trying to get the 2009 maps off of my Zumo 550 to load the 2010 map....

On the Zumo you have to delete the large .img file (i forgot the name of the file) but it is over a gigabite in size so you can't miss it.

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Re: Garmin & MAC

Same here with a Zumo 660: no trouble whatsoever.
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