Navigator for PC software purchase

Current version is 5.5.1 (released in 2012)
for Windows 2000, 2003, XP, Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8
(32 and 64 bit PCs)

If you want celestial navigation for iPad, check this page

Navigator for PC Features

- Celestial navigation module with perpetual almanac, lines of postion, astronomical position, meridian passage, celestial object data.
- Prints Nautical Almanac style pages, for pencil&paper navigation.

- Star Finder for celestial navigation (sky chart and spreadsheet).
- Charting tools, with vector charts (custom format only).
- Sail boat track designer with ETA.
- Sail boat "polar chart" creation and edition (Polar Studio).
- Imports wind forecasts from NOAA GFS, up to 384 hours.
- Sail boat weather routing allows optimization of routes based in the polar chart and wind forecasts
- GPS interface. Plot the position and save your track in real time (note: requires a device with serial interface. USB devices are supported if serial emulation mode (RS232) is available. Check device software documentation).

What not to expect ?

1- Navigator is not compatible with commercial electronic chart formats.
Only the custom vector chart format and raster image formats are supported.
2- Navigator accepts NMEA GPS messages, but does not implement any proprietary or model specific features, such as waypoint uploads or instrument setup.

2 media options:

Navigator - electronic version

Software and documentation downloaded from the Internet.

US$ 35.00

buy from MyCommence,
authorized electronic reseller.
all credit cards, PayPal, US checks, money order.


Navigator - CDROM version

CD-ROM and printed manual.

US$ 59.95

buy from Celestaire, authorized reseller.
Credit card, money order or US checks.
  • Both media options include the same software and documentation.
  • Single user license. See license details here.

Registration and installation steps - Electronic version

1- After the purchase you will receive an e-mail with the download location (URL) and a registration code. The location points to the Navigator software installer file. Click the link start the download. Save file to disk.

2- After the download is finished, run the file. This will install the software in your computer. Installation requires computer administrator rights, but not the normal program usage.

3- Type the registration code when prompted for a password. Proceed until the installation is complete.

4- Remember to backup the installer file (and the password) for future installations. Only the original installer can properly setup the software components on a new computer.


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