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Offline map browser on Android with offline search

I'm looking for an offline map browsing application for an Android phone. Absolute requirements: Runs on Android. Provides downloadable offline maps for the places I travel to. OpenStreetMap as a map ...
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Real-time traffic information in OsmAnd+

I use OsmAnd+ on my Android device(s) and I'm quite happy with it - both maps (OpenStreetMap) and navigation are good enough. One of the main thing I feel is missing though is some sort of real-time ...
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App for Android that reads Open Street Map data but can be used as a GPS or for Directions [duplicate]

I want to use Open Street Map data but the Open Street Map website does not have these features. The main features I need are directions and turn by turn GPS navigation.
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Offline Vector Map for Windows Mobile

I’d like to use an offline vector map (not bitmap) with more or less up-to-date map data on my Windows Mobile 6 Professional (Windows CE-based, not related to Windows Phone) device. (These devices ...
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GPS sports tracking app for Android WITHOUT social features

This question might look a bit odd: I'm desperately trying to find a sports tracker app that won't share my activities with half of the world. I know, that in most applications sharing can be ...
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Conditional alarm clock

I am a heavy sleeper who needs a "smart" mobile alarm. In terms of being smart, I want it to ring only if I (the device) am or am not at a specific area(s) at the specified time. For example, I have ...
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Looking for on-road offline GPS/Nav software on Android

I'm looking for an on-road offline GPS/navigation software for Android devices. Offline means that it doesn't require an Internet connection to function, downloads its maps and stores them locally, ...
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Location-based reminder (Android, open source)

I want to be reminded to give back 2 dollars to Joe next time I pass near his home. Is there an Android app for that? Requirements: Let me define an alert with a text, a latitude/longitude chosen on ...
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Take GPS coordinates+pictures+memo of a point of interest, on offline Android

Sometimes I find a great restaurant and think "I should add it to Wikivoyage when I have time". So I am looking for a way to very quickly: Save the GPS coordinate of my current position Let me take ...
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Geocaching app for iOS?

I'd like to start geocaching - that game where you look for hidden things with a GPS and some hints. I'd prefer to have an app on my iPhone to do it - the prospect of actually putting coordinates into ...
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Open source app for people to find each other via GPS

I often loose time when meeting my friend in new places, because it is hard to pinpoint a particular meeting place: I am at the bus stop! Me too! But I can't see you!? etc for 5 minutes Is ...
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Application for calculating distance and elevation from GPX file?

Is there an application that could import GPX file and calculate travelled distance and elevation made? Such as Endomondo or RunKeeper are doing that online? I have some GPX files recorded on GPS ...
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Statistical Analysis of GPX Files

I have a number of GPX files upon which I would like to perform some statistical analysis. The sort of thing I am after is to extract journeys from A to B where different routes have been taken, ...
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An android app that could send GPS data to a server

I am looking for an android app that could be used to track some smartphones, for research purpose. There are apps such as Family Locator, etc. However, these apps can only show you the visual ...
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Free Navigation App to Find a Geolocation that works Offline without any Maps

I am looking for an Android app that can be installed and used free of charge, that allows me to input target coordinates in the coordinate system of our planet (as numbers), and the app should guide ...
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Optimal title arrangement for OSM coordinates

I have coordinates and wrote a program to create a VIK file to display them. I am looking for another (open-source) tool that loads coordinates from a text file I can create and display them on OSM ...
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Share your own KML via web/mobile, usable with GPS navigation

I have a big KML file containing a list of places. I can convert it to other formats if needed. I want to put all of these places on a world map, and share the result. Requirements: Free Viewable ...
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Offline maps/GPS app for iOS

I am looking for a free iOS app that shows my GPS position. As a background, it should show maps up to street level, for instance using locally downloaded OpenStreetMap data like OsmAnd does. ...
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Trip summary map, using Android's GPS

I am looking for an Android application that would allow me to generate a trip summary. At the beginning of a trip, I would indicate in the application that the trip has started, and at the end of the ...
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Dynamic GPS spoofer

I am looking for an Android application that can change the GPS coordinates to trick other applications into thinking that the Android phone is moving. If possible, it would go to record a path (e.g. ...
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Hiking tracking app which does not keep phone wakelocked during tracking? (or makes far less pinpoints per hour)

I have been using Runtastic PRO, but this keeps my phone awake the whole time (by awake I do not mean screen on, but that it has a wakelock, which keeps the phone state in awake which - of course - ...
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Open source Android chat app that shows nearby users

I'm searching for an open source Android chat application that shows nearby users, either as List View or on Google Maps using GPS. To be specific, an app like Peek@U.
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Offline map browser on iOS with offline search

I'm looking for an offline map browsing application for an iPhone. Absolute requirements: Runs on iOS 7.1 Have maps of the USA, Canada and Bahamas The application must be able to show the GPS ...
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Gratis windows CE 6.0 GPS program

My dad bought an off-brand Windows CE 6.0 GPS device. It's not supported by the seller, or the company that does the default maps on it. I have regional maps for Singapore and Malaysia, and it would ...
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Android Tokyo itinerary app that detects what train I am riding right now

I often board a train and then open Google Maps to refine the itinerary (get off at station A and at 12:05 take the Express B to station C then change... whatever is the best to reach my destination ...
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GPS turn-by-turn navigation software for Windows 7

I'm looking for a navigation software that runs on Windows 7 or on Linux and can use a NMEA GPS (or gpsd under Linux) to provide turn-by-turn navigation, with a 3D view. License doesn't matter as ...
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Android navigation app that provides real time display of current speed?

I had an old Navman GPS unit and this shows the speed that I am travelling at based on GPS readings in addition to showing me navigation and routes. I have since discarded this unit and now I use ...
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GPS location spoofing, excluding selected apps

I am looking for an app to spoof my phone's location, but will allow me to specify which apps I want to exclude from using a fake location (Google Maps, Waze, etc.) I have looked at Fake GPS Location ...
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Android app to add latitude+longitude to an existing picture

I want to add coordinates to a picture that has been taken without GPS activated. Any app for this? Requirements: Runs on Android Add coordinates to EXIF data Select point on a zoomable/scrollable ...
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Application to remove GPS metadata from pictures

I'm in need of finding a piece of software that can easily strip GPS information from a picture without having to jump through too many hoops. I know I can use Photoshop to open and then resave a ...
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Getting statistics for my hikes (duration, length, elevation, etc.), preferably for free

I like hiking, and I use the Locus Map Pro app on Android to record my tracks. I would like to get statistics for my track, such as for example: the average length of my tracks maximum duration, ...
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End-to-end encrypted GPS-based friend locator for Android?

There are a number of iPhone and Android application to track friends on a map. However, as far as I can see, all of them work by sending your information to a central server. I realize that Google ...
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Compass-based orientation app for blind users

I am looking for a voice-operated compass for blind users. Such users could use it to navigate an apartment or cross a not (too) dangerous road (although the latter application may be limited in scope)...
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Routing app with your own voice and offline maps

I am looking for a routing app based on gps with those special features: I can use my own voice for directions. It contains offline maps for germany(and others).
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Linux pictures browser that hilights those with an EXIF location

I want a Linux program that fits these requirements: ✅ Shows differently pictures that contain GPS latitude/longitude in their EXIF. ✅ Thumbnail-centric: Shows a thumbnail of each picture in a folder....
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Android app to record the path and speed while driving

I am looking for an Android application that can record the path, as well as the speed at each point of the path when I drive. For example, the Android app RunKeeper can do it for jogging: Any ...
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Need software for real time gps tracking

I have a proposal in which I need to recommend a software package/monitoring system that will aid in the real time monitoring of a set fishing vessels, fish catch, and the fishermen while at sea. The ...
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Android Facebook app that does not use GPS

The official Android app sometimes activates the GPS with no apparent reason. This is unacceptable. It does not have a setting to disable GPS checks either. Is there an alternative app that: Has a ...
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Fleet GPS tracking solution with real time location of vehicles with route history

Looking for a recommendation for a web based Fleet GPS Tracking solution to track vehicles and dispatch to drivers using an app, I Prefer tracking the vehicles rather than tracking phones, any ...
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Looking for an android kmz / kmz app viewer with gps support

I have some KMZ files of cadastral maps. I need to fiscally go to the boundaries of my lands (parcels) and take a look at where they are with the gps and maps support. Some of these places are not ...
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Produce a heatmap of Wi-Fi intensity using GPS

There are wardriving apps that will log all APs your phone can see and plot them as points on a map. There are "site survey" applications that will make a heatmap of your particular AP, where you ...
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Highly customized map style

I'm looking into creating a highly customized map. I'd like the map to look similar to something like this: http://cartography.oregonstate.edu/CrinkledWatercolor.html or sort of 16 bit-ish like this: ...
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Android app for interval training (lap running)

I am following a custom training plan for long runs. Basically I would like to have a GPS tracking app that allows to Build a custom run, that is, a sequence of intervals (with duration specified by ...
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GPS tracking library for Node.js

I want to create a GPS tracking application for car tracking using GPS trackers, and show the coordinates on a map (km/h, coordinates, etc.). Please recommend a GPS tracking open source library for ...
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Android application for quickly creating geo links

Is there an Android app to create a simple geo link? I just want: button on the homescreen or menu click it get a link to gmaps, osm or Geo URIscheme (like geo:37.786971,-122.399677) in your ...
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Online GPX viewer that support 100k+ waypoints

I want to view this big GPX file without installing any software. The file is just a long list of 70,000 waypoints like this: [...] <wpt lat="50.774661" lon="6.084021"> <name>Aachen ...
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Looking for Google-Integrated Offline Surveys

My situation is I'm looking for something that can create a survey that can fill three requirements. Does anyone know of a tool than can do this? Work offline and upload later Automatically grab the ...
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Which fake-GPS app works on BlueStacks?

I've tried several, even the one recommended on their site (http://support.bluestacks.com/hc/en-us/articles/202482968-How-to-Get-Location-for-Tinder-), but the screen just flashes for a second (i.e., ...
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Is there any software that tells precise location of a phone number? [closed]

Is there any software that can track person's movement over a map, just by entering their phone number? (unknown to them) His exact location must be shown on the map. Must be precise, fast, with live ...
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Android app to turn GPS on/off when I am “stationary”

Is there an Android app which will use the location provided by the 'phone network to determine whether I am stationary or moving and to turn GPS off or on accordingly? Preferably something free.