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MicroSurvey FieldGenius 2012 Version 6.0.4 Full Install

FieldGenius2012 Downloads Page

Welcome to the MicroSurvey FieldGenius2012 6.0.4 English Language Downloads page


All MicroSurvey installations will allow you to run the program in evaluation mode. A License 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 5.0.4 or older. 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 if you are not clear on how to do it.

Release Notes and Manual

Click here to download the Release Notes for FieldGenius 2012

Click here to download the FieldGenius 2012 Manual

Remember, if you wish to save these documents to your computer's hard drive, right-click on the link and select, "save link as" or "save target as".

Old Settings and Saved Instrument Profiles

FieldGenius2012 stores all instrument profiles and program settings in a text file: MSurvey.ini. Users upgrading from Version 4.2.0 or older must manually record all settings for Total Station and GPS receivers so you can re-enter them in the new version. Users upgrading from version 4.3.0 or newer only need to run the installer, all settings will be retained and the msurvey file will not be modified.


Step 1: Install Microsoft ActiveSync or Windows Mobile Device Center

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) installed on your computer. Click here to download these free from Microsoft.

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

Click on an image below to access the download.

Devices Installation for most handheld controllers:
Tablet PC Installation for Windows Tablet or PC:
Devices Installation for Leica branded controllers:
Devices Installation Tablet Installation Leica Devices Installation

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

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

Step 4: Install MicroSurvey Data Exchange or MicroSurvey Transfer

Use MicroSurvey Transfer to manage data transfer for MicroSurvey and MapScenes CAD Products.
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. Pick Here for the World Geoids download page.

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

Featurelist Editor: Pick 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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  1. John Coldrick

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