Navigation Software for Mac OS X
is pleased to now be selling MacENC™ software for Mac OS
With MacENC you can navigate using
many types of vector and raster charts, including:
Gold via direct download from X-Traverse.com
HotMaps and Discovery charts
via direct download from X-Traverse.com
format charts such as NOAA ENC® and S-63
Encrypted ENC charts
charts such as NOAA
Hydrographic charts on
CD or via direct download from X-Traverse.com
charts on CD or via direct
download from X-Traverse.com
- And more
Get up and running quickly with included Bonus Data Pack. Includes
NOAA ENC® Vector Charts and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Inland
ENC Vector Charts and NOAA RNC® Raster Charts.
Requires Mac OS X 10.4 or later (Intel)
Navionics, CHS or NV.Digital charts for use with MacENC
position with velocity vector, waypoints, routes and track history
are plotted. Seamless quilted vector or raster chart scrolls keeping
current position centered. North up or course up orientation. Chart
may be displayed with low light viewing intensity. Click on any object
on the chart and see complete details. Search and scroll to any object
on the chart. Chart can be "marked up" in any color. No
more marking, erasing and remarking paper charts... know where you
are, where you've been, and where you're going!
Subscribe to online
charts and maps from Fugawi X-Traverse. Available charts include:
Gold+ charts of the world
HotMaps® fishing maps of USA
charts of the Baltic Sea, Germany, and the Caribbean
charts of Canada
Realtime-Navigator offshore fishing charts
Maps - freshwater maps of select Canada Lakes
a complete list of charts from X-Traverse.com, click
Realtime and Simulated display of current LAT/LON (position), SOG
(Speed over Ground), COG (Course over Ground), BTW (Bearing to Waypoint),
DTW (Distance to Waypoint), VMG (Velocity Made Good), XTE (Cross Track
Error), TTG (Time to Go) for waypoint and entire route, a satellite
graph and a NMEA monitor. GPS data can be repeated to another device
such as control of an Autopilot. Additional instrument data (Heading,
Speed, Depth, Temperature, Wind Angle and Windspeed) is also displayed.
Having all this information literally at your fingertips, assures
that you remain informed of your position and course.
Show chart at scales between 1:2,500 and 1:20,000,000 zoom with excellent
clarity. Rubber band selection to display any part of the chart. Smooth
and fast scrolling using chart drag tool. Quick and efficient zooming
and scrolling gives you a major advantage in plotting your course,
or in determining your current position.
Create, edit, drag and goto. Waypoints include a name, icon, and description.
Waypoints can be saved, organized in groups, exported/imported and
transferred to/from the GPS. Waypoint positions can be displayed in
several user selectable formats. Flexible Waypoint usage makes it
extremely easy to set a course for intermediate destinations, or to
return to previous ones. Found a great fishing hole or anchorage?
No problem... save it to a Waypoint for future reference.
- iNavX Support
and track transfer supported with optional iNavX
marine software for iPhone via the optional Fugawi
Create, edit, drag and goto including auto advance. Routes include
a name and total distance. For each waypoint in the route the bearing
and distance from the previous waypoint is given. Routes can be saved
and transferred to/from the GPS. Flexible routing features make it
very easy to plan a trip or to repeat a previous trip.
Log and plot historical position automatically at user selectable
intervals including course, speed and instrument data. Track can be
exported/imported and transferred from the GPS. See how efficiently
you sailed your course. Use this information to implement changes
in future routing.
Calculates and displays the optimum sailing course and target speed
based on wind speed, wind direction and performance polars. Instantly
know how long it will take to sail to a destination and which course
Position, distance and bearing (true or magnetic) anywhere on the
chart including great circle routing. This quick, easy, and accurate
method of measurement makes paper chart measurement an antiquated
Available for Anchor drag, Waypoint arrival, Cross Track error, Shallow
water, and AIS/Radar vessel proximity. Both visual and audible cues
are provided. User selectable range. Have you ever tried to sleep
on the hook during foul weather, while wondering if your anchor was
truly fast? Don't depend on luck and guesswork. The integrated alarms
add an additional level of comfort in knowing what's really going
Automatic Identification System receiver displays local vessel traffic
including name, call sign, length, speed, course, distance, destination
and closest point of approach. RADAR shows tracked targets. Both AIS
and RADAR are plotted on the chart. AIS transponder can be used in
lieu of a GPS receiver for real-time plotting. Quickly see and track
near by traffic.
Using readily available and free GRIB weather forecast files, wind
speed, wind direction, wave height, wave direction, current, pressure,
precipitation rate, air and sea temperature are plotted on the chart.
Choose the date and time of the forecast you wish to see. Knowing
the forecast helps make key routing decisions.
Click on the chart to bring up Mr. Tides to the nearest station. Having
local tide data at hand can come in handy when deciding to enter a
Plot waypoints, routes, tracks and weather in Google Earth. Friends
and family can easily see your plans and progress with Google Earth
on a Mac or PC.
Send and receive NMEA data over WiFi. Any number of clients including
iNavX for iPhone/iPod can share the NMEA data. No need to run wires
all over the boat as NMEA data can be shared throughout via WiFi.
Compliant - allows full scripting capability. While MacENC™
is an extremely simply and flexible application, users who like to
experiment with additional features can easily create scripts to further
Application help is provided through a 'Help Viewer' that provides
quick answers to most questions regarding configuration and use. Easy
access to assistance will ensure that you quickly become a master
of even the most complex program functions.
- Fugawi X-Traverse
Online Charts: (Canadian Hydrographic Charts; Swedish Marine Charts;
Gold+, HotMaps® and Discovery charts;
Hilton Real-Time Navigator charts, NV.Digital)
nautical charts (e.g. NOAA ENC®, Army Corps iENC)
Encrypted ENC charts from
(requires user permit)
Version 1 through 5 raster nautical charts (NOAA RNC™, MAPTECH™,
CHS, NDI DigitalOcean, Fugawi, GPS
OS X 10.4 or later (Intel)
package does not contain GPS, cable, or handheld computer
is compatible with any GPS that transmits NMEA and the appropriate
data cable available through GPS manufacturer and an OS X compatible
NMEA multiplexers for more complicated installations.
us if you need help connecting a GPS to a Mac.