Downloading BirdsEye Imagery on a Windows Computer

Before you can download and use BirdsEye imagery, your device must have an active subscription or credits.

You can download BirdsEye imagery to your Windows® computer and to a compatible Garmin® device.

  1. Start the BaseCamp™ application, and connect the device to your computer.

    Your device appears in the BaseCamp device list.

    NOTE: Wait until the internal storage folder is loaded.
  2. Select My Collection or a list to which the downloaded imagery file can be added.
  3. Select BirdsEye > Download BirdsEye Imagery.
  4. From the drop-down list, select your device.
  5. Select Next.
  6. From the drop-down list, select a BirdsEye imagery product.

    If your device has an active subscription for the selected product, a message confirms your subscription.

    If your device does not have a subscription, you can download limited preview imagery for some products. Preview imagery is intended for evaluation purposes only. You can store one preview at a time. The existing preview is overwritten automatically if you download a different preview.

  7. Select Continue.
  8. Select an option to define an area on the map for which you need to download imagery:
    • To move the map to a different area from the one currently selected, select Pan, and drag the map to a different location.

    • To zoom in on a section of the map, select Zoom, and drag a rectangle over the map.

    • To select a rectangular area, select Resize, and drag to draw a box on the map.

    • To select a free-form area, select Draw, and create a shape on the map.

      You can select points on the map to define the corners of the shape, or you can drag to draw the edges of the shape.

    • To move to the currently selected area on the map, select Show on map.

    If the selected product requires credits, the cost in credits for the selected area appears.

  9. Enter a name for the downloaded imagery file (optional).
  10. From the drop-down list, select an image-quality option (optional).

    An estimated file size appears for the selected image quality. If you are copying the imagery to your device, you should verify your device has enough available storage space for the imagery file. If you have exceeded the available storage space, you can lower the image quality or reduce the size of the area.

  11. Select Download.
  12. Select Copy imagery to device after download to copy the imagery file to your device immediately after downloading it (optional).
  13. If the selected product requires credits, enter your Garmin account credentials to confirm spending the credits.
  14. Select Finish.

The imagery file transfer begins, if enabled.

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