About ENCX SDK

Product Summary

ENCX is a high performance SDK that allows software developers to add marine chart display functionality to their own products.

Our developers have done the hard work for you, to make adding chart display functionality quick and easy and to save on development time and cost.

Chersoft developed ENCX, and have over 20 years' experience designing navigation systems for the marine industry.

  • ENCX supports all the major chart data formats to allow good coverage worldwide
  • Commercial (encrypted S-63) S-57/ENC data from Primar and IC-ENC is supported
  • All versions of Additional Military Layers (AML) are supported
  • ENCX supports the latest version of Presentation Libraries – (Presentation Library 4.0.2)
  • If you want to use NOAA ENC charts, ENCX UDE is ideal for this

Technical Summary

ENCX is an SDK that provides the facility to manage a portfolio of vector and raster chart information (licensing, installation and updating of data).

It handles conversions between pixel and geographic (latitude and longitude) positions. It can supply rectangles of chart in Device Independent Bitmap (DIB) form.

ENCX runs on Windows 10 (can also run on 8, 7 and Vista). Many languages are compatible with ENCX, including C#, VB.NET and C++.

Free Evaluation

You can evaluate ENCX for free to see if you like it. Simply download ENCX, ENCX .NET controls and the sample applications. At this unlicensed stage, the system will be fully functional, and will display the sample data supplied.

The full chart data will be available to use when it is licenced. You can find more details on the download page.

Licensing Options

ENCX is licenced using either a software or a hardware dongle. Which option is best for you mainly depends on if you need to use encrypted (S-63) charts.

You can find more information on the licensing options page.

Licence Agreement

You can find the details on the agreement that we offer ENCX under on the licence agreement page.