Lowrance HDS Software

Lowrance HDS Software update

Lowrance publishes regular software updates for providing a better fishing experience. The new HDS software update is for various devices like HDS Carbon, HDS Gen3 & Elite-Ti. With the new updates, you get real-time chart creation capability, smartphone connectivity and expanded engine integration. Some features of new software updates are

Genesis Live Charting:

With the new update, you get Live Genesis charts in real-time. It helps in up-to-date situational awareness with Lowrance displays. It is easy to use and uses digital depth to create chart overlays. Get a customized mapping experience with full user control. Take control of the contour, transparency, safety, depth, colour, palettes and much more.

We help all the users of Lowrance for an update.

Lowrance HDS Software update
How to update Lowrance HDS live

How to update Lowrance HDS live

Keeping the device updated is the best way to get the most out of your Lowrance HDS unit. For updating the device search for the software update on our website. Click on the pages key, go to settings and then about page for finding the software version. It will show you details like version, maps and much more.

When you visit the customer support, we may sometimes ask for NIF, i.e., a navigational information file. You can find it in the about page and create the NIF file by filling in the information like email address, model number, country. Save the information on the memory card. If you’re connected to a WiFi network, send the information in the form of an email. You will receive updates on the email address.

Lowrance HDS Carbon software update

We have made many improvements with the latest carbon software update.

  • Startup WM-4 connection and reliability improvements in HDS carbon.
  • Fixed issue where precipitation is not changing dynamically.
  • Halo24 radar selection after a power cycle. Users were reporting about an invalid radar source after device powering on. Users had to manually refresh the list of active radars for transmitting.
  • Inserting new waypoints into the route now working correctly. Previously, the waypoint was attached to the wrong leg.
  • The issue with multiple SL2/SL3 files on the same card now fixed.
Lowrance HDS Carbon software update
Lowrance HDS 7 gen 1 update
Lowrance HDS 7 gen 1 update

Lowrance HDS 7 gen 1 is a massive high-definition 6.4” full VGA colour Fishfinder/ GPS Chartplotter. It comes with a bright SolarMax plus displays for wider-angle & superior sunlight viewing. It features built-in high-definition cartography with night viewing.

Broadband Sounder:

It is a leap ahead in conventional 2D analogue fish finding. Get excellence in structure detection with award-winning HDS broadband sounder. It shows a peerless, high-resolution underwater marking. It now works at higher speeds and greater depths.

With the latest updates you get:

Intuitive High-resolution mapping:

With the latest updates, you get exclusive Lowrance insight cartography. It provides you with a unique viewing for navigational guidelines and fishing in inland lakes & coastal waters. The dynamic contours give a lifelike underwater topographic presentation.

If you are having difficulty with updating your unit, contact our Lowrance experts now for uninterrupted fishing.

Lowrance HDS 9 gen 2 software update

We have added many extra features with new Lowrance HDS 9 gen 2 updates.

Convert files in higher resolution:

You get the option of choosing between high-resolution or standard resolution structure map files.

Sonar Structure:

Easily view and control structure sonar and traditional sonar independently on an ethernet network.

Share Chart data:

Share your chart with other users with the chart sharing feature. With it, you can save money by not needing a purchase for every unit on the network.

Updated Navionics features:

Get several new Navionics features like Easy View, dynamic icons, depth range, shallow water highlights. All these features provide you with great fishing experience.

Lowrance HDS 9 gen 2 software update