WinGPS 4 Navigator

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  • Simplified interface with optional chart status bar.
  • Satellite status incl. satellites in use and in view.
  • Show all chart borders.
  • Waypoint groups and types. Create your own WP-database. The most common WP-icons are supplied.
  • Easy in/export of WP/route lists in text-, GPX- or binary format.

  • Super fast start-up by reading chart data from file at starting up WinGPS 4.1 (except the first time).
  • Full support of Garmin Protocol (routes, waypoints, tracks, up/download). Also Garmin USB protocol. If you select Garmin/Garmin in the interface settings of your Garmin and also in WinGPS 4.1 at GPS Settings you can read your position and perform Up/Download without switching the GPS settings.
  • Chart collections for an optimal chart view. Change between chart collections direct from the menu.
  • Clear link to Automatic COM port detection if the wrong US port or wrong settings are used
  • Database conversion tool for reading the gps.mdb database of WinGPS Pro 3 (available on our GPS-freeware page).

  • Yacht harbor data ANWB/VVV can be selected as waypoint groups
  • GPS-filtering reduces position noise and damps course fluctuations specially at standstill.
  • Automatic cursor position main chart window for as much as chart in front.
  • Bearing line from GPS-cursor
  • Route-information table now returns when the route is set backward

  • Calculation of the estimated time of arrival (ETA) following a route
  • Professional back-up function
  • No tracking, Chart Up tracking and North Up tracking. Tracking button instead of the 4-arrow and 100% button at the left side of the + button.
  • NMEA monitor, also working during communications
  • Track replay for presentation and regatta analysis.
  • Up/download to Magellan, MLR and standard NMEA

Application Details:

Version: v4.1.10.1 - May 10, 2007
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Bronze
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.0-rc1

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Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works

all functions except com ports.

What does not

Serial port communication is not working. The software is not recognizing the com ports.


What was not tested

everything tested

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Additional Comments

Can be used for planning of a trip but since GPS communication is not working it's useless for navigation.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentopenSUSE 10.3Jun 02 20081.0-rc1Yes Yes BronzeGerald 
ShowopenSUSE 10.3Apr 10 20080.9.58.Yes Yes PlatinumGerald 
ShowopenSUSE 10.3Mar 27 20080.9.57.Yes Yes PlatinumGerald 

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