Updates & Downloads
GPSMAP 62sc/62stc (WebUpdater) software version 4.70
as of October 15, 2014
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Changes made from version 4.60 to 4.70:
Fixed possible issue where BirdsEye satellite imagery would be permanently disabled after booting
Changes made from version 4.50 to 4.60:
Improved cartography support (
Garmin Hunt View maps) Improved boot time when a large amount of BirdsEye satellite imagery is present
Changes made from version 4.30 to 4.50:
Fixed issue with barometer when auto calibration is turned off.
Fixed issue with power off pressure trending.
Fixed missing ascent, descent, and elevation statistics when reviewing certain tracks.
Fixed possible shutdown when displaying the option menu in Czech.
Changes made from version 4.20 to 4.30:
Improved average ascent, average descent, and vertical speed data fields
Fixed potential shutdown when reviewing a route
Fixed potential issue when programming a chirp
Changes made from version 4.00 to 4.20:
Added support for additional
ActiveRouting cartography Improved support for
Garmin LakeVu HD cartography Improved display of marine-specific lines in BlueChart g2 maps
Fixed issue retrieving PLSS data in certain TOPO US 24k maps
Changes made from version 3.90 to 4.00:
Improved pairing behavior with cadence sensors
Fixed potential issue when logging a geocache as found
Changes made from version 3.70 to 3.90:
Added support for VIRB Remote. Main Menu > MENU Key > Change Item Order to add. See
TrailTech (http://garmin.blogs.com/softwareupdates/2013/08/VIRB-remote.html) for more information. Added Icelandic keyboard
Fixed issue with route calculations always avoiding seasonally closed roads
Fixed possible issue when missing a turn while using the Active Route application
Changes made from version 3.60 to 3.70:
Added support for additional
ActiveRouting cartography Fixed issue with incorrect letter capitalization of certain map points
Fixed issue where wirelessly transmitting a geocache to another device would result in an error message when trying to view the received geocache in
BaseCamp Fixed potential issue when editing a waypoint's position in certain languages
Changes made from version 3.40 to 3.60:
Improved map performance in densely-populated urban areas.
Improved EXIF image orientation data in camera photos.
Improved EXIF compass heading data in camera photos.
Fixed trail searching when using multiple
active routing maps. Fixed issue with saving a track's 'show on map' status across a power cycle.
Fixed issue with displaying tracks on the map after performing an area calculation.
Fixed possible issue with searching for an address in cities with extremely long names.
Fixed possible issue with viewing geocache descriptions in night mode.
Fixed minor graphical issue with certain data fields on the map.
Changes made from version 3.30 to 3.40:
Added quick access to the geocaching options from the compass and map pages.
Added 'Geocache Start Page' option to geocache setup page (Setup -> Geocaches).
Improved ascent and descent calculations.
Fixed potential shutdown when searching for adventures.
Fixed issues with alphabetical sort from waypoint manager.
Fixed potential issues with geocaching dashboard.
Changes made from version 3.20 to 3.30:
Improved map drawing at low zoom levels.
Fixed inability to edit archived tracks.
Fixed display of geocache coordinates with non-default map datum.
Fixed overlapping position text for right to left languages.
Fixed overlapping position text in data fields.
Fixed minor display issue when navigating to a waypoint, geocache, track, route, or photo that is part of an adventure.
Changes made from version 3.10 to 3.20:
Added Adventure support with latest version of BaseCamp. See
TrailTech (http://garmin.blogs.com/softwareupdates/2012/08/garmin-adventures.html) for more information.
Added support for new tempe sensor. See
TrailTech (http://garmin.blogs.com/softwareupdates/2012/08/tempe-sensor.html) for more information.
Fixed Find Next Closest geocaching option when routing is set to Prompted.
Changes made from version 2.80 to 3.10:
Added new route activity types and improved BaseCamp compatibility. See
TrailTech (http://garmin.blogs.com/softwareupdates/2012/05/get-active-with-garmin.html) for more information. Added ability to sort waypoints alphabetically
Added support for Kenwood NMEA Waypoint Sentence
Improved GPS response at low speeds
Improved camera white balance
Fixed issue with preserving routes imported from BaseCamp (identical maps required)
Fixed issue where the map would sometimes not refresh when using the active route page
Fixed issue with the Glide Ratio data field
Fixed Spell Search in German
Fixed possible issue with Where To? > Address searching
Changes made from version 2.70 to 2.80:
Added symbol filtering to FIND > Waypoints and Waypoint Manager
Improved GPS response at low speeds
Improved elevation data stored in track logs
Fixed daylight saving time issue in Sun and Moon application
Fixed issue that could occur when restoring map zoom level defaults
Fixed issues with support for Canada BlueChart g2 maps
Fixed issue with NMEA
Fixed issue with track log naming when using BaseCamp
Changes made from version 2.60 to 2.70:
Geocaching with Photos (http://garmin.blogs.com/softwareupdates/2012/01/geocaching-with-photos.html) Fixed issue with magnetic north offset when projecting a waypoint
Changes made from version 2.40 to 2.60:
Improvements to the geocaching experience. See
TrailTech (http://garmin.blogs.com/softwareupdates/2011/09/improved-geocaching.html) for more information. Fixed a potential hang on startup when importing large numbers of waypoints, tracks, routes, or geocaches
Fixed issue with very long geocache descriptions
Fixed shutdown when reviewing certain geocache descriptions
Fixed issue where some auto-archived tracks would be named in English regardless of user language
Fixed bug that could cause some geocaches to not import
Fixed issue with track log recording while using the stopwatch
Fixed issue with total ascent and total descent fields not displaying values greater than 9999 meters
Fixed potential shutdown while scrolling through Garmin Connect photos
Modified default map trails to appear as dashed red lines
Changes made from version 2.20 to 2.40:
Added support for advanced geocache logging with OpenCaching.com. See
TrailTech (http://garmin.blogs.com/softwareupdates/2011/08/advanced-geocache-logging-with-opencachingcom.html) for more information. System requirements
IBM-compatible PC running Windows XP or later operating system and an available USB port.