Starts up cleanly. All screen elements render well with no
glitchiness. Loads very large maps and renders and scrolls them
cleanly. Allows the plotting of routes by adding waypoints. Also
allows routes to be imported from external sources, such as online
Routes and maps can be imported and exported to a compatible external device that is mounted as an external drive.
Synchronised scrolling works well with little trace of lag between the two views.
3D views work well with no noticeable glitchiness.
Printing of maps works.
Digital Map Shop (this failed to work with Kubuntu 9.10 and wine 1.1.35 when tested in January.
What does not
Nothing that I was able to test.
What was not tested
Use with devices that directly access the GPS device through a serial
or USB link rather than via drive mapping.
As with my previous test in January, I found this generally worked better on my Linux machine than it did on my Windows Laptop.
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||Ubuntu 12.04 "Precise" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Aug 04 2012||1.4||Yes||Yes||Platinum||Matt Caswell|
|Show||Mac OS X 10.6 "Snow Leopard"||Feb 22 2011||1.3.14||Yes||Yes||Silver||an anonymous user|
|Show||Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Jun 13 2011||1.2.2||Yes||Yes||Platinum||an anonymous user|
|Current||Ubuntu 10.04 "Lucid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||May 27 2010||1.2-rc1||Yes||Yes||Platinum||Terry Coles|
|Show||Mac OS X 10.6 "Snow Leopard"||Apr 14 2010||1.1.41||Yes||Yes||Gold||an anonymous user|