Viewing Sidevu Files in HomePort

Am I able to view sidevu or RSD files in Homeport? I dont have my device with me as its on the boat but I have downloaded the RSD files onto my PC but Homeport does not seem to be able to see them.
Any help would be much appreciated.

Brad
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  • Hey all, 

    I had the same trouble. Couldn't open the .RSD file. We had to do some study on Sea-Bottom profile. We used Garmin device to collect data off-shore. The folder with all the data was sent to us over email. The files were in .RSD format. I downloaded them but could not read them in Homeport. Turns out, that you have to copy the entire folder onto a memory stick. I did that. Then opened Homeport on my computer and a new Devices sidebar was added under My Collection with all the files I earlier could not view.

    Long story short: Copy the entire folder onto a memory stick and then they become readable in Garmin Homeport.

    Download and install Homeport software for free https://buy.garmin.com/en-GB/GB/p/64242#overview

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  • Hey all, 

    I had the same trouble. Couldn't open the .RSD file. We had to do some study on Sea-Bottom profile. We used Garmin device to collect data off-shore. The folder with all the data was sent to us over email. The files were in .RSD format. I downloaded them but could not read them in Homeport. Turns out, that you have to copy the entire folder onto a memory stick. I did that. Then opened Homeport on my computer and a new Devices sidebar was added under My Collection with all the files I earlier could not view.

    Long story short: Copy the entire folder onto a memory stick and then they become readable in Garmin Homeport.

    Download and install Homeport software for free https://buy.garmin.com/en-GB/GB/p/64242#overview

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