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MicroSurvey FieldGenius

All Languages - May 10, 2017


All FieldGenius installations will allow you to run the program in evaluation mode. A License upgrade is required if you own FieldGenius 8 or older without a maintenance plan, or your license has a maintenance expiry date prior to November 29, 2016.

A Software Serial Number (SSN) or Globally Unique ID (GUID) is issued when you purchase the software. Online registration is available to register your device with your SSN/GUID. 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 stores program settings in a INI file: MSurvey.ini
  • FieldGenius stores Target Offsets, Bluetooth Device Info, and Instrument Profiles in a XML file: Settings.xml
  • A fresh installation of FieldGenius is highly recommended.

Windows DPI Scaling

Please note that high resolution screens on Windows tablets can cause display issues.

If you're installing the software on a Windows tablet; please review this article about Windows settings that affect program display.

See this blog post on improvements added to Windows 10 Creators Update, Version 1703. With this version of Windows (and presumably later versions) you can now set a system scale factor for Windows and then set application-specific properties to ensure they display correctly.


Step 1: Download FieldGenius and save it to your desktop or tablet computer

Devices Installation Windows Tablet/PC Total Station Onboard Leica Captivate Series
  • Windows Mobile Handheld
  • Windows CE Handheld
  • Windows (x86 or x64) Tablets and Desktops
  • WinCE based Total Stations
  • Leica / GeoMax / South / Sanding
  • CS20 Data Collectors
  • TS16 / TS60 / MS60 Onboards

Devices Installation EXE * Tablet Installation EXE
(Updated May 29, 2017)
Onboard Installation EXE *  
Windows Mobile CAB **
Winmate S430T2 CAB **
Leica CS10 / CS15 CAB **
Hi-Target Qmini CAB **
  TS15 / MS50 / Zoom90 CAB **
iCON 60 series CAB **
NTS-370R10 / STS-770 CAB **
Zipp20 CAB **
Captivate Series CAB **
(Updated July 10, 2017 - Fix LRBT connection to TS12)
* Requires Windows Mobile Device Center application, see Step 2
** Does not require Windows Mobile Device Center application, skip to Step 3

Step 2: Install Windows Mobile Device Center

Skip to step 3 if you plan to install Tablet/PC or CAB file directly

In order to install FieldGenius onto your hand-held data collector, you must have Windows Mobile Device Center (for Windows Vista/7/8/10) installed on your computer. Click here to download from Microsoft.

Step 3: Run the installation on your Tablet/PC or device

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

  • Devices Installation or Onboard Installation - The installs will prompt you to connect to your device through ActiveSync or Windows Mobile Device Center and install the software.
  • Tablet Installation - Supports all Windows 7/8/10 operating systems.
  • CAB File Installation - Copy the *.cab file onto the device using a memory card or cable. Double click the copied *.cab file on the device to finish the installation.

Step 4: Install MicroSurvey Transfer or MicroSurvey Data Exchange

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:

If you will be using FieldGenius to run GNSS equipment, you may need to download additional files:

If you will be using FieldGenius to collect GIS Attributes, you may need to download the Feature List Editor utility. This utility is included with the Windows Tablet/PC version of FieldGenius only.

Click Here for movies showing how to define features and use a feature file for GIS data collection.

Step 6: HAVE FUN!!!

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