The powerful capabilities of the Performance Monitor allow it to talk directly to a computer, and there are now a number of software programs available for use with both the PM3 and PM4. These programs provide additional motivation and features such as training programs, connection and camaraderie with other athletes, online racing, and advanced computer graphics you can watch during your workout.
For more information, visit the Software section under Service. Below is a selection of some of the most popular programs.
The Concept2 Utility is free software from Concept2 that allows you to manage the workout data on your Concept2 LogCard. With the Concept2 Utility you can backup your workout data, chart your progress or analyze your historical performance. You can also upload your workout data to your Online Logbook.
ErgData is a free application designed to run on an iPhone or iPod touch. It requires an iPhone Connection Kit to connect to a Concept2 Indoor Rower. Once connected, it provides additional rowing statistics, stores and displays your workout results, and uploads your workouts to the Concept2 Online Logbook. It also offers the enhanced visibility of a backlit display.
ErgBuddy is a free application from Concept2 designed to run on an Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod touch. It displays performance data from your indoor rower or SkiErg and provides a large, bright display, which is particularly useful when rowing or skiing in a dimly lit or dark room. ErgBuddy can also announce your performance data at regular intervals, making it an ideal training partner for the blind and visually impaired.
ErgChatter is a free software program for Windows-compatible computers that gives a voice to your PM3 or PM4. Perfect for athletes with visual impairment, ErgChatter announces your performance data at regular intervals.
RowPro is next generation software for indoor rowing at home, designed exclusively for Concept2 by Digital Rowing. RowPro provides a 3D graphics display, training plans, a 3D coaching clinic, and allows you to row online with people around the world. You can also upload your workouts to your Online Logbook.
The Venue Race Application allows you to link two or more indoor rowers or SkiErgs with PM3s or PM4s for racing. This program is designed to meet the needs of indoor rowing competitions, such as the CRASH-B race.