Windows SatSYNC Installation Instructions
SatSYNC is the software program that allows your computer to recognise Satmap GPS devices when they are plugged into a USB port on your computer.
(Some of the information contained on Satmap GPS devices can only be seen on the SatSYNC window and not through Windows Explorer. SatSYNC has embedded route and track handling features, unavailable in Windows Explorer)
If you are installing SatSYNC for the first time, or upgrading from SatSYNC v126.96.36.19999 or older, you will need the following Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 Redistributable toolset to be installed.
SatSync is no longer supported.
However, we can confirm that before support for SatSYNC stopped, it was tested to work on the following Operating Systems:
- Windows 7, 8, 10
Download Instructions for SatSYNC for Windows
- If you don't already have SatSYNC installed, or you are upgrading from a version older than SatSYNC v188.8.131.5299, then please use the link above to install Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 Redistributable library. This is required by SatSYNC
- Click on the "Download" link to download your selected version
- When prompted with the "File Download - Security Warning" select "Save" and choose a memorable location on your computer to save the file (e.g. My Documents, Desktop).
- Once the download is complete double-click on the file to begin the installation.
- Select 'Run' to proceed with the installation.
- Follow the instructions in the installation wizard.
- For versions of SatSYNC prior to v2.38.01, you may be directed to the Microsoft website to download and install version 3.5 SP1 of the .NET framework before proceeding with the installation of SatSYNC. If .NET 3.5 SP1 does not work well on your machine, please let us know and contact Microsoft or your computer vendor for a solution.
- For SatSYNC versions v2.37.02 and later, You may be directed to the Microsoft website to download and install version 4.6 of the .NET framework before proceeding with the installation of SatSYNC. If .NET 4.6 does not work well on your machine, please let us know and contact Microsoft or your computer vendor for a solution.