Des Newman's OziExplorer
GPS Mapping Software

Where ever you are in the world OziExplorer will work with your maps and GPS receiver.



This is the official web site for the OziExplorer GPS Mapping Software which runs on your PC or laptop and will work with Magellan, Garmin, Lowrance, Eagle, Brunton/Silva and MLR GPS receivers for the upload/download of waypoints, routes and tracks and most brand of GPS receivers for real time tracking of GPS position (Moving Map).

Program versions for :

  • PC computers - desktop / laptops / tablets
  • Android Devices - phones / tablets
  • Win CE Core Navigators

OziExplorer allows you to work with maps on the computer screen that you create from scanned or digital maps. Ideal for planning trips for boating, 4 wheel driving, flying, hiking etc and as a real time navigation aid.

  • more than 800,000 downloads
  • more than 5 Million unique web site visits

in OziExplorer version 3.95.5 +

  • Support for Windows 8 and 8 Pro
  • Seamless Maps
  • AIS - Automatic Ship Identification
  • Support for more Garmin USB GPS receivers
  • Support for Magellan USB GPS receivers
  • 10,000 waypoints can be loaded
  • Print preview ability
  • New track logging and filtering method
  • Free utilities for creating and merging maps updated
What's New

20th March 2013 - New versions of OziExplorer have been released - fixes problem with loading .ozf4 and some .ozfx3 map images into the seamless map.

18th February 2013 - New versions of OziExplorer, OziExplorer3D and OziExplorerCE have been released.

18th February 2013 - New versions of Img2ozf and Mapmerge have been released.

18th February 2013 - A new beta version of OziExplorer for Android  (Version 1.19) is available for download from the OziExplorer for Android page.

8th Nov 2012 - For NZ and Australian users - Added LINZ Nautical Charts DVD to the Maps NZ page & Australian page. These are sourced from the NZ202 chart catalogue and are at various map scales. Linz Nautical Charts

18th May 2012 - For Australian users - Added Geology Maps DVD to the Australian page. These are the 1:250,000 scale maps and cover all of Australia.

30th April 2012 - A new beta version of OziExplorer for Android  (Version 1.14) is available for download from the OziExplorer for Android page.

22nd April 2012 - For Australian users - Added City and Towns maps DVD to the Australian page. A 100K Topo map DVD is also available.

22nd April 2012 - A new version of Img2Ozf  (Version 3.16) is available. This version fixes a memory leak..

12th April 2012 - A new beta version of OziExplorer for Android  (Version 1.13) is available for download from the OziExplorer for Android page.


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 Software Products :

Interactive, map based, trip planning and moving map software for PC computers. Interfaces with your GPS.

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Available in these languages

Espa˝ol, Deutsch, Franšais, Italiano, Nederlandse, Norsk, Suomalainen, Dansk, Slovenskß and Svensk

Moving map software for Pocket PC's and Handheld PC PDA's.

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Track your position received from a GPS in real time on a raster map for your region. Maps can be either scanned or purchased in digital format. Uses maps and data from PC OziExplorer.

Using our "Screen Designer" software on your PC, design your own screens and upload them to the PDA / PND. 

Displays OziExplorer maps in 3D with the ability to rotate in all directions and zoom in and out of the 3D view

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Supports the use of height data in several standard formats. With the OziExplorer software, a map and height data for your region, the map can be viewed in 3D.

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Vital information at a glance:

  • Demonstration and Trial versions can be downloaded.
  • Extensive help is included.
  • Upgrades are free for all products.
  • Platform Requirements: OziExplorer and OziExplorer3D  runs on Windows 95/98/ME/NT4/2000/XP/Vista/7/7 Starter/8 and 8 Pro.  It does not run on Linux or Mac. OziExplorerCE  runs on Pocket PC's and handheld PC's.  It does not run on Palm.
  • Using OziExplorer on a Mac with VirtualPC or under Linux
  • Maps are not included (except for example maps), compatible maps can be obtained from many different sources, see our maps page for possible sources of maps.
  • OziExplorer cannot upload maps to any GPS Receiver.

     Contact Details

D & L Software Pty Ltd
     Contact: Des Newman

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