MacENC


MacENC is back

MacENCx64 is now the name of the MacENC application just released by its new developer NavStation. MacENC has been fully adapted and recompiled in 64 bits for recent MacOS systems and new processors, which explains the new denomination. Read more …

MacENC and GPSNavX disappear forever [Update]

Since 30 September 2018 (*), I already had information regarding discontinuation by NAVX Studio LLC of the development of two historical applications created by Richard Ray : GPSNavX and MacENC. The buyers of these applications and had iNavX Read more …

Navionics charts are no longer available for MacENC [Update]

[Update 30 September 2018] Warning : MacENC application is no longer supported by its developers. It no longer reads raster charts and Navionics charts are no longer available. Application is discontinued to date. Since the upgrade Read more …

The new boundaries of the NV Charts

I had presented in may 2015 the excellent German Publisher Verlag NV NV Charts raster maps. In 2016, the previous cutting in 4 areas for France - Channel and Atlantic coasts - has been split into 8 areas Read more …

iNavX changes hands

New developers, new logo, new splash page, and new web site. Version 4.7.0 just be issued by NavX Studios LLC, the company that bought all of Richard Ray's computer creations : GPSNavX, MacENC and iNavX. Read more …

NV Chart extends coasts of France from SHOM

In a previous post I introduced the SHOM raster maps proposed by different publishers on iPad. In recent weeks the German charts editor NV Verlag offers two new zones ending coverage and Atlantic coasts of France Read more …

Free ENC river charts for use with MacENC

As part of its policy to offer users a leak ever more efficient and safe, the public institution Waterways of France has launched the production of electronic inland navigation charts on different axes Read more …

Connect Miniplex-2USB with GPSNavX/MacENC

The multiplexer Miniplex USB-2 (¹) by ShipModul company can connect all the instruments on board directly to a USB connector on your Mac. GPSNavX and MacENC software can receive and display NMEA instruments, and Read more …

Connect GPSNavX/MacENC with an AIS

It is increasingly common to see an AIS receiver, Automatic Identification System (*), receiver above yacht's chart tables. Although only merchant vessels of over 300 barrels and ships Read more …

The GRIB files in GPSNavX and MacENC

Weather in the menu allows these applications to query a weather GRIB file and then view it on the map open. The function Request GRIB file queries the server that returns in Saildocs.com Read more …

MacENC, iNavX and TCP / IP

Despite the online Help iNavX and various tutorials on the subject, a lot of requests received and complexity of subject imposed on me a quick explanation. The TCP / IP protocol TCP / IP stands for "Transmission Control Protocol / Internet Protocol" and is pronounced "T-C-P-I-P". TCP/IP Read more …

Dead reckoning with GPSnavX / MacENC

As is mentioned in GPSNavX and MacENC Help pages, under "Simulator", you can use the simulator to perform a reckoning. Simulator, Indeed, can be handy in case Read more …

Get a route from a design in MacENC (continue)

Since my article 20 November on the topic, version 7.40 from MacENC brought the possibility of drawing straight lines on the map with the "Annotation" tool.     This now makes it easier to create routes than Read more …

Connect Furuno GP32 to your Mac

To connect a GP32 (31 or 30) with a Mac or PC, we must first strip the free end of the cable connector 6 pin contains the data wires, in addition to the positive supply and son Read more …

Print charts with GPSNavX / MacENC

Both applications offer direct printing of screen content. It is very convenient to print a chart, whatever the scale used to screen. Indeed, Print this concerns only the chart content visible on screen, Read more …

Install GPS BU-353 with GPSNavX / MacENC

You have to follow the steps below, in order : 1) Quit GPSNavX or MacENC before proceed. 2) Installez the driver Prolific PL2303. http://www.francis-fustier.fr/media/Telecharge/PL2303_1.2.1.sit 3) Connect the antenna BU-353 USB GPS to a USB port on your Mac. 4) Launch Read more …

Get a route from a design in MacENC

MacENC 7.30 provides a very interesting feature to create a route, composed of a series of waypoints, from a plot made with the mouse on the map using the "Annotation" mode of the toolbar. How to Start Read more …

ENC User Permit, What is ?

The "user license" of ENC cards is a unique identifying number attached to a device., or application, able to read the chart data encrypted ENC (S-63 format). This "User Permit" is required to register a system (reader Read more …

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