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Microsoft Streets and Trips 2008 [OLD VERSION] by Microsoft

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Brand: MicrosoftMedia: DVD-ROMHardware Platform: PCOperating System: Windows XP Home Edition
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Travel with plete confidence!Product InformationPlan it customize it drive it. Every trip is a good one with Microsoft Streets& Trips 2008. This prehensive trip planning software makes route planninga snap around town or anywhere across the U.S. and Canada. Microsoft Streets& Trips gets you where you’re going quickly easily and without all theguesswork.  Your trip...your way! Customizable trip-planning options allow you to plan routes scenic detours and fuel stops. Reroute any time you wish instantly without going online. Optimize your trip by calculating mileage time and expenses in advance. Store or print your travel plans or share them online or though e-mail. Find everything you'll need along the way from landmarks to airports to golf courses. Use full screen map view for easier map viewing on the go. Import contacts from Microsoft Office Outlook into your maps.Microsoft Streets & Trips 2008 gives you accurate driving directions tojust about anywhere in the United States and Canada with more trip-planningfeatures than major online mapping Web sites.  Instantly find more than 1.6million points of interest such as hotels restaurants ATMs museumscampgrounds and more without the need to be online. Use Live Search to findadditional local business listings when you're online then take selectedlocations with you on the road.  Get detailed door-to-door directionsanywhere along millions of miles of routable roads streets and highways.Planning your trips just got easier and more fun!New FeaturesNew features in Streets & Trips 2008 make your planning more productive andyour trip more enjoyable. Updated maps for the United States and Canada. NEW: Use the new perspective map view to get a view more like you would see through your windshield. NEW Automatic re-routing helps you get back on track even when you miss a turn. Customizable trip planning options. Enhanced! Find 1.6 million points o


Windows 2003 Server, Windows XP, Windows Vista

Product Features

  • Over 1.6 million points of interest such as ATMs, hotels, landmarks, and more
  • Enhanced Keyword search helps you quickly find nearby business and POIs immediately
  • Customizable trip planning options allow you to plan stops, scenic detours, and more
  • Navigation Mode lets you estimate drive time before you leave your house
  • Offers GPS capability (GPS receiver sold separately)

Editorial Review

You know where you want to go, and Microsoft Streets & Trips 2008 can help you get there. This best-selling travel and map software has been enhanced with several new features that take all the guesswork out of traveling, letting you focus on the sites, instead of the directions. With more than 1.6 million points of interest to choose from, and with updated maps and the most extensive trip planning features you'll find anywhere, Streets & Trips will help you plan your trip, your way.

Streets & Trips 2008 offers enhanced GPS support. Just plug in a GPS receiver (sold separately) to your laptop, and you have full GPS capability.

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What's New in 2008
Microsoft Streets & Trips 2008 offers the latest available maps of nearly 6 million miles of routable roads and highways throughout the United States and Canada. While you're driving, verbal turn-by-turn directions let you concentrate on the road while the software guides you. Customizable trip planning features allow you to plan multiple stops, find nearby places to visit, calculate drive time, and more.

Updated features let you identify one-way streets at a glance, and a robust keyword search lets you quickly find business and other points of interest quickly by entering in single search terms. Do you need a cup of coffee now? Simply type in the word "coffee" and Streets & Maps offers you the nearest coffee houses. Best of all, the search results automatically refresh as you continue to drive, so you will always have the most relevant information at your fingertips.

Online or off, Streets & Trips gives you the latest maps that give you the most accurate, detailed door to door directions at your fingertips. You can find current business listings while you're online and then take them with you. In a hurry? You can optimize your travel efficiencies by calculating mileage, time, and expenses in advance, even avoiding delays due to construction by downloading free updates from the Web. An updated navigation mode makes it easier than ever to know where you are, so that you can estimate drive time quickly and precisely, and enhanced customizable trip planning options will help you to plan stops, scenic detours, and fuel stops. You can even add multiple destinations; and quickly alter your route at a moment's notice.

Streets & Trips also features enhanced support for your GPS receiver that gives you a new perspective map view that can give you a road view like the one you would see through your windshield, to get a road view like the one you would see through your windshield. And the automatic re-routing feature gets you back on track, even when you miss a turn. (GPS functionality requires a GPS device that supports NMEA 2.0 or later, which is included in Streets & Trips with GPS Locator.

As Easy-to-Use as Typing
If you can type, you can take full advantage of the wealth of features Streets & Trips has to offer. To create a route and generate directions, it can't be any easier. You simply type in your starting and ending locations and click on "Get Directions." And voíla! Your trips can include side trips and segments, and you can instruct the software to customize your route by telling it what types of roads you want to travel, how quickly you want to get there, and the general area where you want to stop to gas up. Streets & Trips will create your itinerary, down to the precise gas station. Overall you'll have access to over 1.6 million local POIs such as hotels, restaurants, gas stations and even ATMs. And while you're driving, the software can give you verbal turn-by-turn directions that let you concentrate on the road instead of the directions.

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Publisher: Microsoft SoftwareCategory: Maps & AtlasesBinding: DVD-ROM

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