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System Requirements

Minimum Specification:

Operating system 

  • Microsoft Windows XP (Service Pack 2)
  • Microsoft Windows Vista (32/64 bit version)
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows 8 with touch screens
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 with touch screens
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 with touch screens
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Apple Macintosh (requires additional software such as Parallels Desktop)

Processor 

  • Pentium 500MHz or better. Works on all Netbooks with Atom processors.

Memory

  • Minimum of 1Gb

Ports required

  • 1 free USB port is required for connection to the GPS. (PC Plotter is able to supply a USB to Serial converter if a 9 or 25 way serial port connector is not available on your laptop and your GPS has a 9 or 25 way serial connector). A USB GPS is also available, see price/order page.
  • For AIS a further USB or serial port is required OR the Comar AIS-2-USB only requires a USB port.

Navionics charts

NavigationPLANNER is suitable for use with the following charts:

  • Navionics Gold
  • Navionics+
  • Navionics Platinum+
  • Hotmaps
Please note that Navionics Silver charts are unsuitable and not all features such as Community Edits, 3D view and photographs are available.

    Linking to GPS/ NMEA/ AIS

    An NMEA cable to connect between the GPS/AIS and the computer (PC Plotter is able to supply interface cables or a USB to Serial converter, price/order page) or a USB GPS or USB AIS unit