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USFS Mobile Interpreter Version 2.1.1

USFS Mobile Interpreter is a family of applications designed to display interpretive presentations relevant to the geographic location of a viewer.

Given a set of existing audio and/or video presentations, and ESRI® shape files appropriate to a given area, Mobile Interpreter Designer makes it easy to configure a presentation scheme for any complex of interpretive sites anywhere on earth.

Design mode screenshot.
Example of Design mode screen

Presentation screenshot.
Example of Presentation screen

USFS Mobile Interpreter - Designer Edition

Download USFS Mobile Interpreter - Designer Edition (4.3 MB).

When presented with the option, click "Save" to copy the installer program (MIDesignerSetup_Web.exe) to your computer, then navigate to it and double-click on it.

Note to those with previous versions of Mobile Interpreter: You must uninstall your previous version before installing this version. Locales that were downloaded or created with versions 1.31 or 1.40 of Mobile Interpreter will automatically be converted to work with this version. Locales created with version 2.0 will not.

User Guide (.doc 2.3 MB)

(Note: the User Guide is also included with the program and is accessible from within it.)

Locales for MI Designer (zip files):

Lynn Canal (48.0 MB)       San Dimas (36.9 MB)

Click on the desired locale, and then click "Save" to copy it to some location on your computer. Navigate to the file on your computer and double-click on it there. Extract it to wherever you store or intend to store your locales.

Once extracted. the locales can be accessed from Mobile Interpreter by selecting "Locale->Manager" from the menu.

These locales are for use with Mobile Interpreter Designer. They may be exported from Mobile Interpreter Designer for use with Mobile Interpreter and Mobile Interpreter for Pocket PC - Standard Editions.

USFS Mobile Interpreter - Standard Edition

Note: Locales must be exported from Mobile Interpreter Designer for use with Standard Editions of the product.

Download USFS Mobile Interpreter - Standard Edition (2.0 MB).

When presented with the option, click "Save" to copy the installer program (MISetup.exe) to your computer, then navigate to it and double-click on it.

User Guide (.doc 1.1 MB)

(Note: the User Guide is also included with the program and is accessible from within it.)

PDA main screen.   Player screen.
Status screen.   Sites screen
Mobile Interpreter for PPC

Note: Locales must be exported from Mobile Interpreter Designer for use on PDA devices.

Download USFS Mobile Interpreter for PPC - Designer Edition (283 KB).

When presented with the option, click "Save" to copy the installer program (MIDesigner_PPC_Setup.exe) to your computer, then navigate to it and double-click on it.

User Guide (.doc 112 KB)

Download USFS Mobile Interpreter for PPC - Standard Edition (257 KB).

When presented with the option, click "Save" to copy the installer program (MIPPC_Setup.exe) to your computer, then navigate to it and double-click on it.

User Guide (.doc 108 KB)