GPS Dump

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GPS Dump is free software for GPS vario tracks download. It supports several vario brands.

Install Flytec/Brauniger driver

  • Download latest driver
  • Additional info available on Flytec website 
  • Extract and run the installer

Install Flymaster

  • Download latest driver
  • Extract and run the installer

Short guide written by Flymaster

Install GPS Dump

  • Download GPS Dump
  • Extract and copy to Application folder

Configure GPS Dump

  • Connect GPS device to the Mac
  • Run GPS Dump
  • In the file menu select ”Misc” -> “Set Com Ports”
  • Choose a serial port and confirm selection
  • Try to communicate with GPS device by pressing the button with the device name
  • If communication works correctly a windows with the track list will appear
  • If the track list doesn’t appear try to select another serial port in “Set Com Ports”

Download GPS Track

  • Pressing the button with the connected  device name (Flymaster / Flytec / etc.)
  • If communication works correctly a windows with the track list will appear
  • Select a track and press OK
  • GPS Dump will download the track points from the device
  • A window with the track poin will be shown
  • Select all the points (CMD-A)
  • Save the points by using the file menu. You can choose between IGC  (XContest) / KML (Google Earth) / GPX (Generic GPS Track)
  • In case of IGC will be asked to enter pilot name and glider type