Using the App Chart Downloader

How to use the chart downloader on your OpenCPN App

Before you can view charts on the App, you’ll need to download some.

OpenCPN does not provide charts.


We point to sources for charts online where you can get them for your chosen region. Please note: some countries provide free charts while others require purchased licenses.

Integrated Chart Downloader on the App

The integrated chart downloader only works with free charts, such as those provided by NOAA, New Zealand, and various European inland charts.

Follow the step by step instructions below to get up and running in no time.


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