How to Download and Install Garmin MapSource 6.13.7 Special for Free
If you are looking for a software that can help you to view and edit Garmin maps on your computer, you might be interested in Garmin MapSource 6.13.7 Special. This is a version of MapSource that does not require a previous installation of the software, unlike the official update from Garmin's website[^1^]. In this article, we will show you how to download and install Garmin MapSource 6.13.7 Special for free.
What is Garmin MapSource 6.13.7 Special
Garmin MapSource 6.13.7 Special is a software that allows you to create, view and edit waypoints, routes and tracks on Garmin maps. You can also find items, addresses and points of interest (POIs) on the maps. You can transfer data between your computer and your Garmin GPS device, or save your maps to a microSD card[^2^].
Garmin MapSource 6.13.7 Special is a full version software that does not require a previous installation of MapSource or a Garmin device. It is compatible with all Garmin devices except the GPS 100 family and Panel Mount Aviation devices[^3^]. It supports Windows operating systems only[^3^].
How to Download Garmin MapSource 6.13.7 Special
To download Garmin MapSource 6.13.7 Special, you can use the following link:
This is a website that provides a direct download link for the software, as well as instructions on how to install it[^1^]. The file size is about 54 MB.
How to Install Garmin MapSource 6.13.7 Special
To install Garmin MapSource 6.13.7 Special, you need to follow these steps:
Download the file from the link above and extract it using an archiving software such as WinRAR or 7-Zip.
Open the folder and look for a file called msmain.msi. Double click on it to run the installer.
Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.
Launch MapSource from your Start menu or desktop shortcut.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Garmin MapSource 6.13.7 Special on your computer.
How to Use Garmin MapSource 6.13.7 Special
To use Garmin MapSource 6.13.7 Special, you need to have a Garmin map file (gmapsupp.img) on your computer or on a microSD card inserted in your GPS device or card reader. You can download free maps from various websites, such as OpenStreetMap or GPSFileDepot.
To open a map file in MapSource, you need to do the following:
Click on File > Open.
Browse to the location of the map file and select it.
Click on Open.
You should see the map displayed on the main window of MapSource. You can zoom in and out, pan around, or switch between different map views using the toolbar buttons or the mouse wheel.
To create, view or edit waypoints, routes or tracks, you can use the menu options or the toolbar buttons under Edit or View. You can also use the Find tool to search for items, addresses or POIs on the map.
To transfer data between your computer and your GPS device, you need to connect your device to your computer using a USB cable or a Bluetooth connection. You can then use the menu options or the toolbar buttons under Transfer to send or receive data.
To save your map to a microSD card, you need to do the following: