Top Apps

Search for any app

Garmin ActiveCaptain

Publisher: Garmin
Price: Free with In App Purchases
Rating:

App Rank History

Check out the download rank history for Garmin ActiveCaptain in United States.

Rank History shows how popular Garmin ActiveCaptain is in the Google Play, and how that’s changed over time. You can track the performance of Garmin ActiveCaptain every hour of every day across different countries, categories and devices.

Discover More After Free Registration!

App Store Optimization

Track top keywords for every app out there, as well as how an app’s search position is trending over time for the keywords that matter.

App Reviews and Ratings

Get important user feedback by exploring App Reviews and Ratings. Slice and dice by version, country, and date range, to discover bugs, track suggestions and improve your app.

Featured

Find out when and where apps have been featured in the different app stores for any day, country, device and section.

App Description

The free ActiveCaptain™ app creates a powerful connection between your compatible mobile device and Garmin chartplotter, charts, maps and the boating community. Whether you use your Garmin products for cruising, fishing, sailing or diving, this all-in-one app will help you enjoy your time on the water.

Just pair the app with your compatible chartplotter to wirelessly transfer and access charts and maps, updates, routes, waypoints and helpful feedback from the ActiveCaptain Community. And, with the purchase of the OnDeck Hub (1), you can track and monitor your boat from virtually anywhere.

The ultimate connected boating experience begins here with a boatload of features at your fingertips.

Please note, this app is not recommended for non-Garmin chartplotter owners and is not intended to be a standalone navigational app.

FEATURES AVAILABLE:

- ONECHART:
> Purchase charts from your mobile device and upload them at any time to registered Garmin chart plotters on your vessel. You will get exceptional coverage, clarity and detail with charts that feature integrated Garmin and Navionics® data. Plus, the NOAA raster cartography (2) can be downloaded for free through the ActiveCaptain app
> Access and update charts with the ActiveCaptain app from nearly anywhere and wirelessly transfer them to your Garmin chartplotter the next time you’re on the water.

- PLAN A TRIP: Plan your trip or e-scout a new fishing spot all before you’re on the water. Then, transfer your data to your chartplotter where you can view your routes and waypoints. 

- USER DATA SYNC: Automatically back up and sync your data between your chartplotter and the ActiveCaptain app.

- ACTIVECAPTAIN COMMUNITY: Join a community of fellow boaters to get up-to-date feedback on marinas, boat ramps and other points of interests. Check ratings, read reviews, and view pictures of various POIs to make informed decisions on the water. Plus, you can contribute to the community by adding POIs, reviews and pictures from your compatible mobile device.

- CONTROL YOUR CHARTPLOTTER: Using the built-in Helm™ feature, the ActiveCaptain app lets you view and control your compatible (3) chartplotter from your smartphone or tablet, even when someone else is at the helm (4).

- EASY SOFTWARE UPDATES: Receive notifications about the most recent software updates directly from the app, and update your chartplotter wirelessly.

- ONDECK HUB (1): Use the ActiveCaptain app to monitor and control your OnDeck system from nearly anywhere. Door open? Bilge running? Peace of mind comes in the form of text alerts and updates. ​

- QUICKDRAW™ COMMUNITY: Need more depth detail for your next fishing trip? Is a lake uncharted? Download the latest HD 1’ contours maps shared by your fellow boaters and sync with your chartplotter. You can also easily upload your own Quickdraw Contours.

- SMART NOTIFICATIONS (4): Connect the app to your chartplotter and turn on smart notifications to see calls, text messages and more on the chartplotter display while your phone is somewhere safe and dry.

Download the app now to use all these features and get the most out of your time on and off the water.

FOOTNOTES
1) OnDeck Hub sold separately and requires an active subscription plan.
2) NOAA Raster cartography cannot be viewed on echoMAP CHIRP and ECHOMAP Plus combos but can be viewed on mobile devices via the ActiveCaptain mobile app.
3) Helm is not compatible with ECHOMAP series chartplotters.
4) Check device compatibility on the ActiveCaptain App web page: https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/p/573254#devices

App Store Optimization

What words do people use when trying to find an app? The right keywords can help an app to get discovered more often, and increase downloads and revenue. App Annie tracks millions of keywords so you can get more downloads for your app, and understand what keywords your competitors are using.

App Reviews and Ratings

Find out what users think of Garmin ActiveCaptain by reading the reviews and checking the rating.

4

3183 ratings

So much better than HB

Oct 05, 2021

no longer works with 741xs, sucks to spend 4k for the current system to get told i need to change out my gpsmap to a 742 i order for this app to keep working. gear is only 2 years old. I will not put garmin on another boat.

Oct 09, 2021

Great app for cruisers

Oct 13, 2021

Basically you are Road Mapper, Buying out Navionics n trying to hold that is a mess. Remember only the original programmer can make make do right. Else you will be a total wreck. So expensive charts n such a poor software, it's mess. No boater will use this on the long run. ALL THE GARMIN APPS ARE U…

Oct 17, 2021

Great

Oct 03, 2021

Learn everything about millions of apps and what’s happening in the app industry with App Annie.