Garmin adds cherry on the cake by introducing free computer software i.e. BaseCamp and provide time to time Garmin BaseCamp Updates. So It helps to plan your trips free, gives a performance review, organizes, saves and sends data. Make sure of the Garmin Map Update process to avoid spoiling your trip with wrong map routes.  To know more about the software read the article further.


Exciting Features of Garmin BaseCamp Updates

  • Users can use the BaseCamp to plan your trip for any activity like biking, motorcycling, hiking or off-roading trips.
  • You can select and mark waypoints for the trip you plan and track from your system. Thereafter, you can transfer it to your device.
  • It displays your topographic data in 2D or 3D on your computer
  • A drawing tool feature is available that helps you mark the routes. Thus, you can check the entire route beforehand and encircle the waypoints for avoiding difficulty while traveling.
  • Users can view elevation changes which will help you understand how much difficulty users can face while bike ride or hiking.
  • BaseCamp allows users to combine the track the logs, Geotagged photos, Youtube videos, etc.
  • You can email a link of your adventure to your friends or family. Furthermore, you can share your trip videos on social media platforms.

System Requirements to Download BaseCamp

For Windows

  • OS- Windows Vista XP or SP3
  • Windows Media Player 11 or above
  • Memory- 1 GB or above
  • The video card supports- Open GL version 1.3
  • BlueChart not supported
  • Not supports-Serial GPS devices

For Mac

  • OS- Intel-based 10.6 or higher
  • RAM- 1024 MB

How to Download Free Garmin BaseCamp?

The procedure below is for both Windows, Mac or smartphones. So users can easily carry out. Thus, move further and follow accordingly.

Download Garmin Basecamp Windows:-

Method 1:

  1. Navigate to and download the Xpress app.
  2. Then, the notification box will appear to agree to terms and conditions
  3. Click on ‘I Agree’ for the terms and conditions
  4. Now the installation begins. Wait for a few minutes.
  5. Double-click to start the application
  6. Next, messages will pop-up of ‘Add Device’
  7. Thereafter, attach your device with a USB cable
  8. Next, follow the on-screen instruction
  9. Choose from ‘Check Updates’ and ‘Map Option’ on the screen
  10. Click ‘Map Option’
  11. In the ‘Install Maps’ choose ‘install to Computer’
  12. Next, ‘Terms and Conditions’ will pop up and click ‘I Agree’
  13. Lastly, wait for few minutes BaseCamp application will be shown on your Windows


  1. Navigate to Garmin web page and tap on Base for Windows
  2. Next, install ‘Basecamp maps’ software
  3. Tap ‘Next’ and again ‘Next’ and then ‘I Agree’
  4. Once the download is finished, click ‘Open’
  5. Next, choose your activity in ‘Activity section’
  6. Lastly, tap ‘Next’ and then ‘I Agree’

Download Garmin Basecamp Mac:-

  1. Click Safari and go to Garmin Webpage
  2. Tap on ‘download Garmin Basecamp for Mac’ file and select the location to save the file
  3. Thereafter, navigate to saved file and tap ‘Run’
  4. Lastly, Click Next>Next>I Agree for the terms and conditions pop up

For Mobile Phones (Both Android and iOS)

  1. Navigate to App Store and search Garmin Basecamp App.
  2. Tap on Basecamp 3 from the list on the screen
  3. Lastly, log in with your Garmin device
  4. Get Assistance from Technical experts

For using Basecamp, Garmin Map Update should be properly done. Else you will not have the latest routes available. However, if you think you are unable to download Basecamp then experts will help you in this context. Therefore, You simply need to explain your issue to them and they will revert you back with the accurate solutions. You can trust the technical professionals without any doubt. But If you also want an instant solution, get in touch with the technical group. The team is present throughout the day and night, 24*7 to assist the customers. 


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