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mikebartnz
22-10-2012, 11:54 PM
Hi there all.
As per title but I don't want it for street maps but in the bush and that. Preferably with a sattellite overlay.

Chilling_Silence
23-10-2012, 12:11 AM
One way around that is by tapping and holding a location on Google Maps, then sending it to yourself via SMS or similar.

Aside from that, I've not really done "waypoints" as such myself.

mikebartnz
23-10-2012, 12:45 AM
One way around that is by tapping and holding a location on Google Maps, then sending it to yourself via SMS or similar.

Aside from that, I've not really done "waypoints" as such myself.
With Google Maps I found you go to settings/Lab and turn on PreCache map area but I am not sure if it cahes the sattellite view.

Scubadoo
23-10-2012, 07:45 AM
Mike

Do you just want to store waypoints or view maps offline with the ability to upload/mark/view/goto etc. waypoints?

Just waypoints - I could name 20.

Offline maps with waypoint functions - There are many.

My favourite freeware apps - Oruxmaps and Androzic.

Plenty of help and free LINZ Topo50 entire country mapset data over at:
http://gwprojects.org/forum/index.php
Sample screenshots:
Vector - OruxMaps (http://gwprojects.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=2216&p=30098&#p29995) - free.
Raster - Androzic (http://gwprojects.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=1561&p=29516&hilit=androzic#p29516) - free.

psycik
23-10-2012, 08:00 AM
I think there's something called tracks (trackx) just stores waypoints at regular intervals. Then can send you a gpx/kml. One feature i did like over this (a friend had it) over any app I could find for the iphone was it was designed for cars, and included data in each waypoint with the current speed.

mikebartnz
23-10-2012, 10:21 AM
Mike

Do you just want to store waypoints or view maps offline with the ability to upload/mark/view/goto etc. waypoints?

Just waypoints - I could name 20.

Offline maps with waypoint functions - There are many.

My favourite freeware apps - Oruxmaps and Androzic.

Plenty of help and free LINZ Topo50 entire country mapset data over at:
http://gwprojects.org/forum/index.php
Sample screenshots:
Vector - OruxMaps (http://gwprojects.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=2216&p=30098&#p29995) - free.
Raster - Androzic (http://gwprojects.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=1561&p=29516&hilit=androzic#p29516) - free.
Thanks for that. I basically wanted one that would perform in a similar way to a hand held Garmin.
I downloaded a few last night but none quite worked the way I wanted. Didn't come across those two so shall give them a try.

Scubadoo
23-10-2012, 10:39 AM
Mike

Go with OruxMaps.

As an example I have just uploaded a ready to go free and legal LINZ Topo50 Lower North Island mapset. Palmerston North & South.
http://www.mediafire.com/?b3m4kd87fq2pgta - 35MB