I want to intruduce you the app Locus. It's an excellent online/offline map viewer with many many features and rapid development. I'm just doing the promotion. All credits go to MenionAsamm2, as he is the developer.
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So have fun with Locus...
Basic description similar to market description:
MULTI-FUNCTION TOURIST NAVIGATIONIrreplaceable application for hiking, geocaching and your everyday life.
Locus offers many useful features such as:
- Online maps mapy (Openstreetmap - OSM, Freemap, SHOCart, MapQuest, Navigasi, Turaterkep, NzTopoMaps, Osmapa.pl)
- Offline maps (Support for formats SQLite, TAR maps, MBT maps, GEMF, Rmap)
- Navigation (online calculation tracks)
- Vector maps
- WMS service
- Track record
- Integration of Google My Maps (reading and editing)
- Weather service
- Point of interest
- POI alert
- Search (by adress, coordinates, contact)
- Custom screen (created by community)
- Integration of GPSies, Breadcrumbs, Street View and other
- API for developers
- Work with KML, GPX, OpenAir, DXF formats
- Add-ons (GeoGet database, GSAK database, Vector maps, Augmented reality, Foursquare, etc.)
Locus Pro - GPS Tracking and Offline Maps Galore
Locus Map Viewer for online and offline use
written by TheRomMistress and published on XDA-Developers.com.
Nice 3-part review on Androgeoid.com
Part I: Interface
Part II: Maps
Part III: Tracks, Waypoints And Miscellaneous
Since a little while, Locus offers access to the app via addons. There are almost unlimited possibilities. You can find them in the market...
Currently available Addons:
*Locus - addon Map Tweak*
This tiny little tool extends the online map providers in Locus!
*Locus - addon Geocaching*
Geocaching4Locus is a simple add-on allows to show and import nearest caches to great mapping tool - Locus.
*Locus - addon AR*
Allow to show actual POI's visible on map, in Augmented reality view.
*Locus - addon Contacts*
Allow to search contact location by address in Locus and add result into points, path or wherever is location needed.
*Locus - Freemap Route Planner*
Freemap Route Planner is an addon for Locus for planning route using services from http://www.freemap.sk/.
*Locus - addon Foursquare*
This simple addon allows you to show nearby Foursquare venues (and Gowalla spots) in great mapping tool - Locus.
*Locus - addon GeoGet Database*
This addon provide connection between GeoGet database, where geocaches are saved, and Locus!
*Locus - addon Latitude History*
Do you use Latitude? And do you know, that Google stores all Latitude positions from the past? This addon provide simple viewer of Latitude History. Just pick date, Google account and type, how to show points. That's it!
- Website: http://www.locusmap.eu/
- Support-Forum: http://getsatisfaction.com/locus
- The Forum of Locus: http://forum.asamm.cz/viewforum.php?f=4
- See the FAQ: http://forum.asamm.cz/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=46
- Discussion about the versions, includes Beta-testing http://forum.asamm.cz/viewforum.php?f=25
How can you get it?
* using android market, it supports all devices and all countries
* using SlideMe.org
* using appbrain.com
* using androidpit.com
* or simply download one of the attached files