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AppBuilder 5

Description

Build your own datafield! No coding required.</p><p></p><p>The latest version of AppBuilder allows you to create your own calculated data field based on a simple math formula, like "Cadence / 2". Also comes with conditional logic, alerts (beep and vibes), text display, functions (e.g. lapavg, avg, min, max, log). and the ability to record data to the FIT file so you can see the graph in Garmin Connect. </p>

What’s New

• 5.23: Add support for 245, 245 Music, 945, Edge 530, Edge 830, MARQ</p><p>• 5.22: Large memory devices: Add optional 4th parameter to PREVD and PREVT which prevents data from being reset on pause. </p><p>0: reset data on pause</p><p>1: don't reset data on pause</p><p>e.g. PREVD(Timer, 5000, 5000, 1) </p><p>• 5.21: Large memory devices: Add optional 3rd parameter to PREVD and PREVT which controls the number of samples (previously fixed at 10).</p>

Additional Information

Permissions

This app requires access to:

  • Record additional information into activity files
  • GPS location
  • Your Garmin Connect™ fitness profile
  • Approach® S60 Approach® S60
  • D2™ Bravo D2™ Bravo
  • D2™ Bravo Titanium D2™ Bravo Titanium
  • D2™ Charlie D2™ Charlie
  • D2™ Delta D2™ Delta
  • D2™ Delta PX D2™ Delta PX
  • D2™ Delta S D2™ Delta S
  • Descent™ Mk1 Descent™ Mk1
  • Edge® 1000 Edge® 1000
  • Edge® 1030 Edge® 1030
  • Edge® 1030, Bontrager Edge® 1030, Bontrager
  • Edge® 130 Edge® 130
  • Edge® 520 Edge® 520
  • Edge® 520 Plus Edge® 520 Plus
  • Edge® 530 Edge® 530
  • Edge® 820 Edge® 820
  • Edge® 830 Edge® 830
  • Edge® Explore Edge® Explore
  • Edge® Explore 1000 Edge® Explore 1000
  • Edge® Explore 820 Edge® Explore 820
  • ForeAthlete® 230J ForeAthlete® 230J
  • ForeAthlete® 235J ForeAthlete® 235J
  • ForeAthlete® 630J ForeAthlete® 630J
  • ForeAthlete® 735XTJ ForeAthlete® 735XTJ
  • ForeAthlete® 920XTJ ForeAthlete® 920XTJ
  • Forerunner® 230 Forerunner® 230
  • Forerunner® 235 Forerunner® 235
  • Forerunner® 245 Forerunner® 245
  • Forerunner® 245 Music Forerunner® 245 Music
  • Forerunner® 630 Forerunner® 630
  • Forerunner® 645 Forerunner® 645
  • Forerunner® 645 Music Forerunner® 645 Music
  • Forerunner® 735XT Forerunner® 735XT
  • Forerunner® 920XT Forerunner® 920XT
  • Forerunner® 935 Forerunner® 935
  • Forerunner® 945 Forerunner® 945
  • fēnix® 3 fēnix® 3, quatix® 3, tactix® Bravo
  • fēnix® 3 HR fēnix® 3 HR
  • fēnix® 5 fēnix® 5, quatix® 5
  • fēnix® 5 Plus fēnix® 5 Plus
  • fēnix® 5S fēnix® 5S
  • fēnix® 5S Plus fēnix® 5S Plus
  • fēnix® 5X fēnix® 5X, tactix® Charlie
  • fēnix® 5X Plus fēnix® 5X Plus
  • fēnix® Chronos fēnix® Chronos
  • GPSMAP® 66s / 66st GPSMAP® 66s / 66st
  • MARQ™ Athlete MARQ™ Athlete
  • MARQ™ Aviator MARQ™ Aviator
  • MARQ™ Captain MARQ™ Captain
  • MARQ™ Driver MARQ™ Driver
  • MARQ™ Expedition MARQ™ Expedition
  • Oregon® 7 Series Oregon® 7 Series
  • Rino® 7 Series Rino® 7 Series
  • vívoactive® vívoactive®
  • vívoactive® 3 vívoactive® 3
  • vívoactive® 3 Mercedes-Benz® Collection vívoactive® 3 Mercedes-Benz® Collection
  • vívoactive® 3 Music vívoactive® 3 Music
  • vívoactive® HR vívoactive® HR
Average Rating: (18 Ratings)

MarekU
19 May 2019 | Version 5.23

I'm giving 5*, as it might be a good app, however it does not work on my 935. I'm getting information Connect IQ Fields added 2/2, but I didn't add any. When I try to add I see "Replace or remove Connect IQ field on any data screen to add another". I'm defining a new screen with two fields, so seems to be a sort of bug. Hope for a quick response from the Developer.

Laird Malamed
18 May 2019 | Version 5.23

Super comprehensive and so many choices. I actually use one version as a reminder field on my first data page to start LiveTrack (since autostart never works for me). As the developer says, you have to use straight quotation marks (hint: on iOS, hold down on the single quote to get the variations and select the straight one which is usually the default - don't just hit the single quote as you will get a curly one which as the documentation states, does not work). Thank you!

mcinner1
10 May 2019 | Version 5.23

You have a new fan! This app is brilliant! And how much work is in it - great! I really would like to donate some beers - but how? Today I developed my first formula - "Guess my Gear" for MTB Sram Eagle-XX1 - 12 gears - and it's working perfectly!!! THANKS!

mauro capitanio
08 May 2019 | Version 5.23

I love it, absolutely brilliant! I'm using it on edge 520 & VA3M to calculate the gear length when cycling.

George Bokas
02 May 2019 | Version 5.22

Thank you very much for the app. I just got a new forerunner 245 and I was wondering if you are going to make your apps available for this watch.

Developer Reply
02 May 2019, FlowState

Thanks for the review. Appbuilder 5 is now available for FR245.

Dee Jay
24 April 2019 | Version 5.22

All the custom fields you've ever dreamt of and which cannot be found anywhere else, i.e.: + Elevation grade + Stride, power, pace, FTP... + Sprint detection + ETA Check here: https://ciq-appbuilder.blogspot.com/p/examples.html

Developer Reply
02 May 2019, FlowState

Thanks for the review! Glad you like it.

MIOR
09 March 2019 | Version 5.20

Cool App! It makes the Edge 130 now powerful! But!! I do not find a clone for 4 Formulas for the Edge 130! Could you please add it....! Just to find for fenix and ege1030 :-(

Developer Reply
02 May 2019, FlowState

Thanks for the review. If you're referring to Appbuilder 5+, which allows 4-6 formulas on the same screen, unfortunately Edge 130 does not have enough memory for this.

Runner
26 February 2019 | Version 5.20

I really like this app., however I am having a hard time with the labels of the formulae below, post-run I keep seeing 'AppBuilder 5' as label for both on Garmin Connect. I would greatly appreciate any help with this. Thanks. recordsummary(sum(HR/60)/Distance,null,"Beats/Km"); recordlap(lapavg(HR)*LapTime/60/LapDistance,null,"Beats/Lap")

Developer Reply
26 February 2019, FlowState

Thanks for the review and feedback! Sorry, the label in Garmin Connect is fixed when the app is uploaded to the store and cannot be changed at run time. For newer devices (e.g. VAHR, 935, Fenix 5, 645, VA3), the internal label in the FIT file is recorded properly (visible on some third-party sites/apps) and AppBuilder label should also be written to the summary in a separate field called "Label". This field may be displayed incorrectly as "0" on either the Garmin Connect website or the Garmin Connect Mobile app, due to a Garmin bug.

Nicola Pastena
25 February 2019 | Version 5.20

On the my garmin 130 I can not select more than one app. How can I use multiple clones of Appbuilder 5?

Umberto
06 February 2019 | Version 5.20

Brilliant!

Miaz
22 January 2019 | Version 5.19

Great app. It's a "Must have". And the idea of adding clones for additinal usage is very good. Thanks for adding steps.

Ralph
05 January 2019 | Version 5.15

Amazing App ! Yes you need to invest some time but limitless what you can calculate and record on your Garmin watch. Very well done ! I just do read a training book on 'Running with Power' and this data field allows me to program all the formulas and monitor my running performance ! Very, very impressive work ! Thank you !

Developer Reply
07 January 2019, FlowState

Thanks for the kind words!

Manu
21 December 2018 | Version 5.12

The best app for Garmin watches ! Many thanks ! Clairement la meilleure application pour les montres GARMIN. On peut tout faire avec. J'ai pu créer toutes les fonctions qui n'existaient pas sur ma montre TACTIX CHARLIE. Merci au développeur de cette application qui a toujours été à l'écoute pour améliorer l'application. Un seul mot : Bravo !!!

Jim Østman
09 December 2018 | Version 5.9.12

Great work! Was able to add datafields such as grade and climb/descent to Next and Destination and % complete on current course which I was missing on my devices. Thanks

JTH
06 December 2018 | Version 5.9.11

This data field is so versatile I can't praise it high enough. In short you can literally take your watch and sensor data and modify it to your hearts content. Of course there are limits like the fairly simple language and watch memory, but you can still do a lot. You can even record down the results as your own data metrics. All you need to do is to learn a fairly simple language and a bit math. It really makes your watch much more versatile, and not sure if any other sports watch even offers similar capability thanks to this great app. Check you the examples page and forum discussion for examples :)

Alberto Pirrò
06 December 2018 | Version 5.9.11

Great datafield, great work! I substituted my old Suunto Ambit2 with this great datafield! Great support!

Hotdog
06 December 2018 | Version 5.9.11

A great App in all versions, with fantastic dev support. Very flexible with loads of configuration options. Spend some time getting to know the syntax and it will open up lots of possible configurations

Pavel Shatsman
05 December 2018 | Version 5.9.11

Love it it helps me a lot ! Author always listen to your ideas and help realize them ! Thank you for a hard work !

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