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Very Large scale wgs 84 electronic charts

2017 user survey


There were over 400 responses to our 2017 survey of how people use our charts and a very clear picture emerged: Memory-Map software on a tablet (iPad or Android) is by far the favourite combination.


The figures below are percentages of the c.400 respondents. Many users run the charts on more than one device and some use more than one type of software or app. Hence, the figures exceed 100%.


Software preferences:


Memory Map 83%

OpenCPN 11%

Photo viewer (no GPS) 8%

Google Earth 5%

SeaClear 1%

Other 3%




iPad 48%

Android tablet 34%

iPhone 10%

Windows tablet 1%

Garmin handheld 0%

Memory-Map handheld 2%


PC 43%

Mac 6%

Raspberry Pi 1%

Printed copies 1%



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