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Trip summary map, using Android's GPS

OsmAnd can do it with its Trip recording plugin. It records your track in the GPX format. The GPX format is a standard format that is understood by Google Earth and most other map visualization tools....
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Location-based reminder (Android, open source)

TaskNearby may be a good option for you, because it has reminders that are defined with text, a latitude/longitude chosen on a map and a radius; is open-source; has intelligent battery optimization; ...
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GPS sports tracking app for Android WITHOUT social features

OsmAnd (Android) is a GPS app and famous as offline navigation app. However, it has also the tracking features, so you load GPX track files, follow and track you activity, besides having some stats ...
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Real-time traffic information in OsmAnd+

I managed to import Google Maps into OsmAnd's car map manually by following this tutorial. You can learn it from this video. In the screenshot below you can see the result: In this example I decided ...
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Real-time traffic information in OsmAnd+

There is a project at trafficpixel.tk providing the possibility to add speed points and display the map as overlay in osmand too.
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Offline map browser on Android with offline search

For people who are into hiking, I can recommend the Mapy.cz app. It meets all the Absolute requirements* and provides (offline option included) 'Cycling and hiking maps of the world with marked trails ...
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Offline map browser on Android with offline search

I am going to recommend Maps - Navigation & Transit by Google. Based on your absolute requirements: Runs on Android. Check Provides downloadable offline maps for the places I travel to. Check I ...
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GPS sports tracking app for Android WITHOUT social features

I personally use Locus Pro which is perfect for running, hiking, cycling, etc.. It provides also navigation and vector maps (for free if you use OpenAndroMaps) and allows you to record waypoints and ...
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GPS sports tracking app for Android WITHOUT social features

There's RunnerUp, which is not only privacy-minded, but also free and open-source. There's no data being sent anywhere (unless you want to connect an account) and you can check that in the code. ...
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Real-time traffic information in OsmAnd+

For (just) displaying traffic one can use OsmAnd overlay/underlay maps in the configure map settings. Yandex Traffic covers only some countries in Eastern Europe (wiki, in Russian), we need layers for ...
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Linux pictures browser that hilights those with an EXIF location

2018 UPDATE: The other answer is better! Far from perfect, but Nautilus can do something like that with an extension: ✅ Shows differently pictures that contain GPS latitude/longitude in their EXIF. ...
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Offline map for android able to save the users current gps position

MAPS.ME seems to fit almost all your needs, except it doesn't show saved locations with circles, but with 'thumbtacks' (see image). Its features are listed here: maps.me/en/features Another drawback ...
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Open-source mock location Android app?

FakeTraveler is on F-Droid; source code. So is Private Location; source code. 🎩 tip: Izzy of Izzysoft.de
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Seeking Open Source alternative to ArcGIS Navigator

Check out this link. https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Android Heaps of options, and it does mention open source options. All will use OpenStreetMaps as the map and routing. The Maps.Me solution ...
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Map and route planning software for Mac

It might be overkill but take a look at GRASS GIS - Cross Platform Open Source Gratis (free) Can work with multiple sources and formats of information Modules available to interface with various ...
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Dashcam application that saves GPS tracks alongside of video

To extract GPS information from video you can use exiftool. If you want plaintext format you can use command: exiftool -ee video.mp4 >output.txt if you want to have GPX format as output you can ...
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One-tap Android option to drop GPS waypoints while driving

This is also easily achievable with Tasker (as long as you understand its basics) and you can pretty much preconfigure it however you'd like it to work - e.g. have a huge button, save to CSV and save ...
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One-tap Android option to drop GPS waypoints while driving

One application you can use is GPSLogger. This app is not in Google play because author become tired to fight with people who approve the app for Google Play (or something like). But you can download ...
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Android app that imports a series of locations (lat, long) and notifies you when near it

BwareArea might be what you are looking for. From the app's description: You'll import a POI list and it'll start an always-on-top widget displaying the closest POI and alerting you if you don't ...
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Is there some software to search for photos based on a GPS coordinate?

You can try Flickr. Unfortunately it search only between photos added to the map in flickr itself. Example URL is: https://www.flickr.com/map/?fLat=41.893879&fLon=12.484121&zl=17 (coordinates ...
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GNSS enabled Android camera app that stores the pitch, roll, and yaw of the image

As we figured in the comments on the question, Open Camera seems to fit the bill. This Android app is open source and available at F-Droid as well as at Google Play. I can highly recommend this app, ...
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Get android phone location over text message

You could use SMS my GPS. Per the app's description, it should meet your requirements just fine: SMS my GPS listens for incoming SMS text/data messages and conditionally sends an automatic reply ...
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Get android phone location over text message

One possible solution is to use Automate application. You can create flow to get current location and send it via SMS. Unfortunately I do not have first hand experience but the application seems self-...
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Mobile app that's a GPS logger which provides a web-based API?

As per @izzy's suggestion in the comments, I've now found a number of theoretical solutions, and one that works, enough, in a way that I need. I managed to get the Traccar app send data to a Traccar ...
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Recording GPS coordinates in Windows using USB GPS antenna

OK so first off, verifying your position using Google Earth photos is fraught with danger. Do you know what the accuracy of those photos are? Different photos at different times have different ...
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Add GPS waypoint when on the road - what´s on the market?

Solution 1 After trying out the many solutions (links provided by @Izzy) I landed on this one: Map Marker (iOS and Android) Many features and great documentation. Help the devs behind by upgrading to ...
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GPS sports tracking app for Android WITHOUT social features

Try GeoCoach. It can push data to online services if you want, but other than that your data is all stored on your device. You can also export data in various file formats if required.
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Get country from coordinates in linux

As indicated in this answer you can use Google's Geocoding API which returns a json string. Based on this answer I created a script that returns a country - if there is one - based on the coordinates: ...
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iOS app publishing my position on a web site

I found many apps and I chose Followmee because it works in the background, even if the app is closed and there is a cheap JSON API access. Other apps miss this functions. Also I'm evaluating to buy ...
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Open source GPS locker for Android

Instead of keeping the GPS alive to eat all your battery, you might wish to look into Fine Geotag. When enabled, this automatically fires as soon as a photo was taken (even if the camera app is closed ...
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