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    HomePort Discontinued?

    Based on comments on this forum I was looking forward trying out Homeport for waypoint management, but according to Garmin's website HomePort has been discontinued;
    HomePort Application Discontinued | Garmin Support



    HomePort Application Discontinued | Garmin Support

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    I was able to find a download available for HomePort on Mac, but since HomePort doesn't work with the LakeVu G3 maps I didn't bother to download it...


    Has anyone found a good HomePort alternative that runs on macOS or Windows?


    It seems Garmin thinks ActiveCaptain is a suitable replacement for HomePort but it only runs on iOS or Android. Trying to manage waypoints on my iPhone tiny screen is a non-starter for me...


    I'm currently using a combination of Google Sheets, GPS Visualizer and Google Earth, it would be nice to find a single application...



    Here are a few threads that discuss HomePort discontinuation;


    https://www.thehulltruth.com/marine-...e-explain.html



    https://www.thehulltruth.com/marine-...-homeport.html



    https://www.thehulltruth.com/marine-...placement.html



    https://www.thehulltruth.com/gulf-co...l#post14717064

  2. Lowrance/Garmin/GPS Moderator fishin couillon's Avatar
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    I had that the other day and now they say to use Basecamp program......i still use Home Port but dont use any maps with it.....

    I agree with you, no way to use a phone to manage waypoints, maybe a few here and there but not a few hundred at a time.....
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