Knowledge Base

  1. Installation & Downloads (Updates, Fixes, Utilities & Registration) 

    1. Update/Fix: Version 11.02 Software Upgrade
    2. Fix: Update Fails to Apply - How to update via web link
    3. Fix: Error 1004 - Unable to initialize MTINST.DLL
    4. Demo: Terrain Navigator Pro - Free Trial Available
    5. Update: State-Specific Maps and Software
  2. General Questions (FAQs) and How-To Answers 

    1. Getting Started with Terrain Navigator Pro
    2. Coordinates: Definitions and Overview
    3. What are Layers? What's the difference between markers, routes, tracks, etc.?
    4. Organizing Layers with Projects
    5. Managing Projects, Splitting the Default Project, Project Synchronization to TNP Mobile/Web, and Other Tips
  3. Maps, Aerial Photos, 3-D View, and related navigational data 

    1. What Happened to the "Open Map Window" and Other TNP 11 Questions
    2. Aerial OrthoPhotos and Satellite Imagery – What's Available and When are they Updated?
    3. Receiving Errors (Map, JPG) when Viewing or Printing Aerial Photos
    4. TNP's Internet status is RED (or can't access Aerial Photos)
    5. Do you offer current USGS topographic maps?
  4. Printing and Publishing Maps and Photos 

    1. The printing features are overwhelming and seem very complex - what can I do?
    2. Landscape Map Exporting and Image Tricks (via the Print Window)
    3. Using (and Hiding) Grids while Printing
    4. Transferring Print Templates Between 2 Computers
    5. Aerial Photos print and export with grid-like pattern on them
  5. TNP Mobile App (iPhone, Android) including TNP Mobile Maps 

    1. How to Get Started with the TNP Mobile App and TNP PC Desktop
    2. Frequently Asked Questions
    3. Login Error: "Exceeded Device Limit"
    4. How to Improve Battery Life While Using the TNP Mobile App
    5. Active Project Screen
  6. Web Planner and Online Mapping 

    1. Getting Started with the TNP Web Project Editor
    2. How do I get Projects from TNP PC Desktop to appear on Web Planner?
    3. Why are only certain Map Types available when printing?
    4. Why are the Map Types available on the TNP Web Planner different than those in TNP PC Desktop?
  7. GPS: Connectivity, Configuration, and Troubleshooting 

    1. GPSs Compatible with Terrain Navigator Pro
    2. Using a GPS that is not on the GPS Compatibility List or Available in TNP's GPS Setup
    3. Configuring Terrain Navigator Pro to the GPS - Basic Instructions
    4. Connecting a Garmin USB GPS
    5. Why do I get a GPS Error about 'two modes of operation' and how do I correct it? (Also "USB Open Failed")
  8. Manuals, User Guides, and Instructional Videos 

    1. User Manual: Terrain Navigator Pro 11.02
    2. User Guide: Search & Rescue and Emergency Management Reference Guide & Training Manual
    3. Instructional Videos and Online Blogs
    4. License Agreement: Effective November 1, 2016
  9. Import and Export (Maps, Photos, Markers, DEM, etc.) 

    1. Marker (MXF) File Import/Export Format
    2. FormatMXF - a Marker Import Utility
    3. MXF Conversion Tools: ASCII, DAT, POS, ATT, GDB
    4. Route (RXF) File Import/Export Format
    5. Symbol Key for .MXF/.RXF Files
  10. TNP SD Cards (Off-the-Grid Maps) [discontinued] 

    1. How to install TNP Mobile Maps (SD card) on my Android device
    2. How to install TNP Mobile Maps (SD card) on my iPhone or iPad
    3. Do I need a cell or data connection to view the TNP Mobile Maps (SD card)?
    4. Can I record tracks and mark waypoints while using the SD cards?
    5. How much of my device’s internal memory will be used?
  11. All articles 

    1. Update/Fix: Version 11.02 Software Upgrade
    2. GPSs Compatible with Terrain Navigator Pro
    3. Marker (MXF) File Import/Export Format
    4. The printing features are overwhelming and seem very complex - what can I do?
    5. User Manual: Terrain Navigator Pro 11.02

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