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MicroSurvey FieldGenius




All MicroSurvey installations will allow you to run the program in evaluation mode. A Software Registration Key or GUID will have to be purchased if you decide to buy the product. A License upgrade will have to be purchased if you own FieldGenius version 7 or older without a maintenance plan. Once purchased, license keys are generated online so that your license will match the device you own. Please pick here to go to our Licensing Instructions page and learn how to license your software.

Release Notes and Manual

Settings and Saved Instrument Profiles

FieldGenius 8 stores program settings and Total Station Profiles in a text file: MSurvey.ini

FieldGenius 8 stores Target Offsets, Bluetooth Delivice Info, and GNSS Profiles in a xml file: Settings.xml

A fresh installation for FieldGenius 8 is highly recommended.


Step 2: Download FieldGenius and save it to your desktop or tablet computer

Windows Mobile Device

Windows Mobile handhelds

Windows CE handhelds

Windows Tablet/PC

Windows Desktop based Tablets

PC (x86 or x64)

Total Station Onboard

WinCE based Total Stations

Linertec/South/Leica/Pentax/GeoMax etc.

Leica Captivate Series

CS20 Data Collectors

TS16/TS60/MS60 Onboards

Devices Installation Tablet Installation Onboard Installation Leica Devices Installation

Step 2: Install Microsoft ActiveSync or Windows Mobile Device Center

Skip to step 3 if you plan to install Tablet/PC or Captivate versions

In order to install FieldGenius onto your hand-held data collector, you must have Microsoft ActiveSync (for Windows XP or earlier) or Microsoft Windows Mobile Device Center (for Windows Vista, 7 or 8) installed on your computer. Click here to download these free from Microsoft.

Step 3: Run the installation on your desktop, tablet computer, or CS20

Follow the prompts to run the installation. Click here for more information about your particular device.

  • Windows Mobile Devices OR Total Station Onboard Installation - These 2 installs support all devices running the Windows Mobile 6 operating system such as the Nautiz X7/X8, Archer2, DC5, etc. The installs will prompt you to connect to your device through Activesync or Windows Mobile Device Center and install the software.
  • PC/Tablet Installation - Supports all Windows 7/8.1/10 operating systems (tablet PCs).
  • Leica Captivate Series Installations - Copy the *.cab file onto the CS20 or TS16/TS60/MS60 Total Stations using an SD Card. Double click the copied *.cab file on the device to finish the installation.

Step 4: Install MicroSurvey Data Exchange or MicroSurvey Transfer

Use MicroSurvey Transfer to manage data transfer for MicroSurvey and MapScenes CAD Products if your device has a USB port and uses a mobile operating system. This is not required if you use an SD card or USB storage device for data transfer.

MicroSurvey Data Exchange is a free dwg viewer and Import/Export utility that is a perfect companion for MicroSurvey data collection software:

Download MicroSurvey Transfer
Download MSDX

Step 5: Download any required support files or utilities:

Geoids: GPS users may require a geoid file to correct elevations for geoid separation. Click Here for the World Geoids download page.

Grid Shift Files: GPS users may require a Grid Shift file for coordinate transformations to work correctly. Click Here to download grid shift files

Featurelist Editor: Click Here for movies showing how to use the Tablet PC installation to define features for GIS data collection.

Step 6: HAVE FUN!!!

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