Name: [581] steve
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GPSBabel [ID:624] (3/7)

in series: OpenStreetMap

video tutorial by steve, added 04/08

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How to use GPS babel on a mac to get data off of your GPS and in to GPX. Some applicability to windows users also as it's a similar interface.

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loud and clear!


Thank you ! it's realy helpful.

brgds, Felikss


22. Graham Ey Mon, 17 May 2010 22:37

Well done I found it very informative and helpful.How can I transfer waypoints back to my Garmin GPS. Regards Graham


21. Trey Rohm Tue, 11 May 2010 21:59

I only recently learned of OSM and think it is fantastic. Your videos are extremely helpful. Thanks!


Like the videos! Keep it up. Maybe redo a few of them again since the websites have changed quite a bit.


I don't get any sound?

pics look good though


18. Søren Hartmann Kristensen Thu, 08 Apr 2010 08:43

Like the intro movies very much. :-)


Excellent!


16. leslie baksmaty Sun, 21 Mar 2010 23:48

This was incisively helpful. Much better than peering over a large document. Thanks for your effort.


Hi,

thnaks for the tutorials.

As soon as I choose which GPS to buy, I'll do some work

Cheers

Manu


14. Randy in Paris Wed, 10 Mar 2010 09:48

I like your tutorials especially since I have MAC I can easily follow what you are doing.


Thank you very much for these tutorials. I am a complete noob so these are very handy.

Again, thank you for taking the time to make these, it's very much appreciated.


12. anonymous Tue, 29 Dec 2009 05:06

excellent tutorials


11. anonymous Fri, 27 Nov 2009 12:00

Thanks, you saved me some time!


10. anonymous Mon, 07 Sep 2009 16:15

Video 3 may have been intended for newbies (which I am) but I was lost through most of this video. It assumes that I know more terminology that I do.

I own a Garmin GPS but what ever video 3 is talking about is a ways off from my understanding.

I thought this was about mapping, not GPS units! Patience - I will learn - just not as fast as I used to. I'm 67 years old.

Yes, I know it is not correct to end a sentence with a preposition, but it's the way we talk where I'm from even if we know better.


9. anonymous Wed, 26 Aug 2009 13:15

Very interesting thanks for taking the time for this site.


8. anonymous Sat, 15 Aug 2009 07:38

Good presentation.

I've watched three of these so far. They could be improved by use of a good USB microphone, and speaking a little less rapidly.

For God's sake, don't edit out the screwups! They make these tutorials real, and show new users what they can expect and what to do about a situation.


7. anonymous Sun, 26 Jul 2009 20:24

Thanks. I have some noobs who will be very grateful to have your video to see how easy it is to use GPSBabel on the Mac. Thank you for the video


6. anonymous Sat, 16 May 2009 12:58

good


5. anonymous Thu, 30 Apr 2009 12:32

Good video.


4. anonymous Thu, 09 Apr 2009 14:01

thanks for video re: use of GPSBabel


It's a pity this is spoilt by the nerd's typical inattention to the needs of the beginner.... which is whom this is aimed at after all. The unzipping of Babel caused me nightmares and I cannot open it to look like the screen displayed in the video. Yet this part is entirely skipped over in the video. And, yes, I have unzipped files before... but this one remains a mystery. So basically I can't use it. Which is a shame because the rest of the video is interesting.

The trouble probably stems from the fact that the expert finds the content so simple he's embarrassed to linger over details. But the principle of teaching is: say what you're going to say,say it then say what you've just said.... I know it's tough but the learners would be the teachers if they could go as fast...


2. anonymous Tue, 08 Apr 2008 16:40

I'm a Windows GIS user. I don't know what a GPX file is. If you had started out by explaining that detail I would appreciate your efforts more. Otherwise, not bad.


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