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Mapping Software (PC / Laptop) - Fugawi

Fugawi Global Navigator

Fugawi Global Navigator™ is the ideal PC software tool for route planning, GPS programming, and real-time GPS navigation on 
land, sea and in the air.

With Fugawi Global Navigator you can navigate in real time using the widest variety of digital maps, such as NOAA RNC™, 
topographic maps, Garmin IMG format maps, Fugawi Street Maps, or with your own scanned paper maps!

Fugawi Global Navigator also now supports online topo maps from Fugawi Touratel Maps. From February 1, 2009, Fugawi 
Global Navigator comes with a free 1-year subscription to these detailed topo maps of Canada or USA. Simply go to www.x- to claim your subscription.

Fugawi Global Navigator also brings you the convenience of planning routes, waypoints and tracks on your maps. With a click of 
your mouse they can be uploaded into your GPS receiver for use in the field. Also, routes, waypoints and tracks created on your 
adventures can be downloaded from your GPS onto the digital map(s) in Fugawi for analysis.

Also enjoy the seamless integration with optional iNavX software for iPhone or PathAway GPS Software for Windows Mobile 

Whether cruising the open ocean, fishing your favorite lake, or hiking a new trail, use Fugawi Global Navigator to plan your 
adventure and find your way. Import your favorite map to explore terrain; view stunning 3D landscapes*; mark your routes; 
program your GPS; or discover Geocaching locations with a simple click on the map.




 - $119 USD


  Tech Talk



  • Free Online Maps
    Subscription to Fugawi Touratel Topo Maps of USA or Canada free with purchase (To redeem...)
  • Other Online Maps
    Canada and USA topo maps and Swedish Marine Charts as well as Mexico, Africa, and Europe now available via online 
  • iPhone - iNavX Support
    Waypoint transfer with iNavX marine software for iPhone via Fugawi X-Traverse
  • Enhanced Chart Plotter Support
    Enjoy easy and accurate route planning with Fugawi Marine ENC then upload your route to a Compact Flash or Secure 
    Digital card for transfer to a chart plotter on board your boat. Supports memory card data transfer for leading plotters from 
    Raymarine, Northstar, Humminbird, Lowrance and GEONAV. Of course routes can be transferred to many more plotters 
    and handheld GPS using a cabled connection. See our GPS/Plotter compatibility table for more details.
  • View Garmin Topographic Maps
    Garmin IMG format topo maps are now supported (not Bluecharts). A wide variety of freely available third party topo maps 
    can be downloaded from here. Overlay Garmin IMG maps on any other Fugawi supported raster or vector map such as a 
    BSB chart, satellite image or air photo.
  • Upload Garmin Maps
    Unlocked Garmin IMG maps may be uploaded to a Garmin mapping GPS receiver.
  • Google Earth Maps
    Support for optional (and free) Fugawi Google Earth Plug-in.
  • GPS Auto Detection
    Fugawi will now auto detect a wide variety of GPS models when connected to the Serial or USB port.
  • Locked FX4 Maps
    Support added for raster FX4 maps locked with FX4 Locker.
  • Optional PathAway
    Support for optional PathAway GPS Software for Windows Mobile PDAs and Smartphones.
  • Vista
    Support for Microsoft® Vista® operating system
Navigate with your PC 
Connect your PC or laptop to a compatible GPS receiver to view your position on a detailed chart, map, or air photo. See speed, position, direction, ETA, and more.
Plan and Transfer Routes
Create routes directly on a nautical chart or topographic map and transfer named waypoints, routes, and tracks between your PC and your handheld GPS. Transfer routes tracks and waypoints directly to Google Earth, a GPX file or PathAway GPS software.
View Maps in 3D 
View your favorite chart or map in stunning 3D*. ‘Fly’ across the 3D landscape using your mouse, keyboard, or joystick, or view your GPS position in real-time on the 3D chart. A great tool for finding the perfect hiking route.

iPhone - Fugawi iMap Support
Fugawi iMap brings Canada and USAGerman or Swedish topo maps to your iPhone. Use Fugawi Global Navigator to plot waypoints and transfer them to Fugawi iMap with a few simple clicks. Or use Fugawi Global Navigator as a backup library of your Fugawi imap waypoints. Click for more details...

iPhone - iNavX Support
Waypoint and track transfer supported with iNavX marine software for iPhone or iPad via the optional Fugawi X-Traverse service. Use the same charts in Fugawi and in iNavX. Plan waypoints in Fugawi and tansfer to iNavX. Or, transfer your iNavX waypoints to Fugawi.

iOS, Android, Nokia Symbian, Windows Mobile - PathAway GPS Software 
PathAway is an excellent optional enhancement for those who wish to use their Fugawi maps, waypoints, routes and tracks on a mobile device. Click for more details...

Other Features

  • Support for optional (and free) Fugawi Google Earth Plug-in
  • Unlocked Garmin IMG maps may be uploaded to a Garmin mapping GPS receiver
  • Full navigational features: speed, waypoints, routes, distance to go, course to steer, magnetic and true courses
  • Show your track and current location on the screen
  • NMEA autopilot support
  • View the map north-up, map-up, or course-up
  • Loads appropriate map from your own digital map library as you travel
  • Choose from imperial, metric, or nautical display units
  • Draw tracks and routes freehand
  • Optimize the number of track points (based on user-specified tolerance) with Smart Track Reduction
  • View elevations and profiles of your route
  • Link digital photos and sounds to the map
  • Calculate areas
  • Exports waypoints and tracks with UTM coordinates or Latitude and Longitude
  • Day, dusk and night vision display
  • Determine Sunrise and Sunset for any location and date
  • Display latitude/longitude, UTM, or other region specific grid lines
  • Geocaching support - click on a map to see local Geocaching sites
  • Supported map projections include: Mercator (most nautical charts), Universal Transverse Mercator (many topographical maps), Transverse Mercator, Equidistant Cylindrical, Sinusoidal, Lambert Conformal Conic, Cassini, Swiss Grid, Gauß Krüger, Wagner IV, Lambert Azimuthal Equal Area, Polyconic, Bonne
  • Supports grids from: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Netherlands, New Zealand, Sweden (inc. SWEREF99), Switzerland, UK Ordnance Survey, Military Grid Reference System (MGRS) and UTM.
  • Optimize the number of track points (based on user-specified tolerance) with Smart Track Reduction
  • Loads appropriate map from your own digital map library as you travel
  • Supports ESRI Shapefile (.SHP) format export of Waypoints, Routes and Tracks
  • Supports GPS Exchange (GPX) format import and export of Waypoints, Routes and Tracks
  • Supports Google Earth KML files for import/export of Waypoints, Routes and Tracks
  • Supports Google KMZ files for import/export of Waypoints, Routes and Tracks (and Photo Waypoints)
  • Supports Swiss Map Trails in XOL format
  • Distance and bearing measurement tool
  • Fugawi Pace Names** lookup - find a name and click to autoload a map
  • Plot Fugawi Place names on an open map
  • Built-in Odometers and Trip Odometers to calculate distance traveled

Supported Map Formats

  • Fugawi X-Traverse Online Maps (Canada TopoUSA TopoGerman TopoSwedish TopoCanadian Hydrographic Charts, Swedish, Norwegian and Finnish Marine Charts, NV.Digital Charts of Europe and the Caribbean, Hilton Realtime-Navigator Charts, and more)
  • BSB Version 1 through 5 raster nautical charts (NOAA RNC™, MAPTECH™,CHS, GPS GmbH)
  • NV.Digital (BSB/EAP from Nautische Veröffentlichung Verlagsgesell)
  • Garmin IMG format maps (not Bluechart)
  • Softchart charts (NOS/GEO)
  • World maps and charts from the Fugawi collection (Fugawi Map of AmericaFugawi Canada MapsFugawi World Maps) in FX3 or FX4 format
  • Locked FX4 Maps (raster FX4 maps locked with FX4 Locker)
  • USGS DRG Topographic Maps and aerial photos
  • ECW (created with ER Mapper version 7.1 and prior)
  • SoftMap topo maps Ver. 1-4 (No support for SoftMap Ver. 5, SoftMap not supported in Microsoft Vista)
  • Kompass Maps (.gvg)
  • Magic Maps (Tour Explorer .ikt)
  • eTopo
  • TRAK Maps
  • Geotiff
  • Chart Tiff maps and charts
  • ADRG (Military version only)
  • CADRG (Military version only)
  • CIB (Military version only)
  • Swedish Government digital maps (optional extra upgrade)
  • Swiss Map 50 and Swiss Map 25 (Version 3)
  • Calibrate any scanned map or raster map file in bmp, gif, jpg, png, pcx, or tif format (must know the map datum and coordinates for three points on the map or have a prepared JPR file)

Navionics and ENC (S-57) charts are supported by Fugawi Marine 5 only