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FAQs about GPSBabel

Which formats are read and written by gpsbabel?

gpsbabel is used for binary formats like

and rare formats like

All in all about 17 formats use gpsbabel.

How do I use gpsbabel on Linux?

Although RouteConverter contains a gpsbabel binary, the best approach is to install the gpsbabel from your Linux distribution.

RouteConverter does the following lookup to locate gpsbabel:

  • the binary defined within the options dialog
  • /usr/bin/gpsbabel
  • the internal gpsbabel - compiled for IA32 on Ubuntu 8.04
How do I use gpsbabel on Mac OS X?

RouteConverter does the following lookup to locate gpsbabel:

  • the binary defined within the options dialog
  • /usr/bin/gpsbabel
  • the internal gpsbabel - compiled for 32 bit Mac OS X 10.5

If the gpsbabel contained in RouteConverter does not work for you, download and install one that fits to your system and configure to path to it within the options dialog.

How do I use gpsbabel on Windows?

RouteConverter does the following lookup to locate gpsbabel:

  • the binary defined within the options dialog
  • c:\Program Files\GPSBabel\gpsbabel.exe
  • c:\Program Files (x86)\GPSBabel\gpsbabel.exe
  • the internal gpsbabel 1.4.4

If the gpsbabel contained in RouteConverter does not work for you, download and install one that fits to your system and configure to path to it within the options dialog.


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