Saturday, November 30, 2019

i-Boating on Windows 7

The latest update of i-Boating available on our website includes support for Windows 7.
To try out the i-Boating Marine GPS on your Windows device, download it directly from the link below:

Friday, November 22, 2019

External GPS with i-Boating on Windows and Macbook

i-Boating supports using external GPS receivers (USB, Bluetooth, serial port etc) on both Windows and Macbook. It is important that you use the latest version.

You can download the software directly from the links below:

Setting up GPS with i-Boating on Windows and Macbook

If GPS isn't configured, the application will prompt you to configure it.
You can configure it anytime using the steps below:

  • Tap more button in the action bar on the bottom left
  • Tap on Setting
  • In Settings screen, tap on GPS Settings
  • Select the device that matches your GPS. On Windows, its usually some COM port. On Mac you will see a different name.
  • Tap Save

i-Boating Windows ENC Chart Plotter

i-Boating for Windows has been updated. It can now be downloaded directly from our website.

Most external GPS and AIS receivers (USB, Bluetooth, Serial Port) should work with the version downloaded directly from our website.

You may have to select "Run Anyway" if the installation is blocked by Windows.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

i-Boating Mac ENC Chartplotter for MacBook / MacOS /OSX

i-Boating for MacBook and MacOS is now available for all devices running OSX version 10.12.0 or higher.

You can download the i-Boating Mac ENC Chartplotter installer package for MacBook directly from the link below:

i-Boating MacBook GPS Support

Most external USB and Bluetooth GPS receivers are supported.  Please download  the lite version directly from the link above and verify that your GPS receiver is detected under settings.
  • External USB and Bluetooth GPS receivers
  • Any GPS NMEA Stream over TCP/UDP

i-Boating MacBook AIS Support

All features that are available on Android and AIS are also available on the MacBook version. In addition to accessing AIS data over TCP/UDP, the MacBook version is capable of accessing AIS data  stream over USB and Bluetooth as well.

  • AIS over TCP/UDP (Wifi)
  • AIS NMEA stream over USB / Bluetooth (SPP profile)