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ViewRanger - Unique Immersive-Mapping Tool for Mobile Phones.
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The Complete Hiking GPS Solution in One Android App

The award winning ViewRanger GPS app designed for hikers turns your Android smartphone into a fully functioned Hiking GPS. The App comes with access to a range of global downloadable open sourced maps that can be stored on the phone, so it will work even without a mobile signal.

The App supports the full range GPS navigation features to allow you to plan a route with waypoints, record your location at any point, and export a track to share your adventures with your friends. ViewRanger GPS also operates as a Sports GPS capturing statistics on distance travelled, speed and height gain/loss, so it's also great for other outdoor sports like fell running, cycling & mountain biking. ViewRanger GPS lets you:

  • Download, Store & View free online Open Street and Open Cycle Maps on your phone, so it will work even without a mobile signal.
  • Plan & Create your own routes on the fully zoomable map, before you head off.
  • Always see your location on the moving map view (map follows your gps location)
  • Record your gps track - get statistics on distance, speed, height gain/loss, etc.
  • Export your GPS track as a GPX file to keep or share.

Not got an Android phone? ViewRanger also runs on iPhone/iPad & Many Symbian phones - click here to find out more

Get Ordnance Survey maps for even Greater Detail

In addition to the free online Open maps, ViewRanger GPS can be upgraded to run GB Ordnance Survey maps* at 1:50K or 1:25K. OS Maps can be downloaded directly to your Smartphone for all the locations you need or installed via a pre-loaded SD card. *additional costs will be incurred.

Planning a trek overseas, no problem, you can also download topographic mapping for a further 13 countries, see full list

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    OSI, Ireland

    National Geographic, USA

    LINZ, New Zealand

    ING, France

    BKG, Germany

    SwissTopo, Switzerland

    Survey and Mapping Authority of Slovenia

    Statens Kartverk; Geodata AS, Norway

    Maanmittauslaitos, National Land Survey of Finland

    Provincia Autonoma di Trento, Italy




Big benefits over Dedicated Outdoor GPS devices

With ViewRanger GPS you don't need to buy a separate dedicated GPS device, so you can save money, travel lighter and enjoy the connected services like downloadable routes and BuddyBeacon available only with our App. Read more:

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ViewRanger GPS will:

  • Save you money - much cheaper to install our App than buy a separate device
  • Let you travel lighter - why carry two devices, when one does the job
  • Let you make the most of the big, bright easy to read, touch sensitive screen on your Android phone

And because your Smartphone is data connected*, ViewRanger GPS connected services, mean you can:

  • Share your location in real time - ViewRanger BuddyBeaconTM Buddy Beacon allows you to transmit your location to our web based tool, so that your friends can plot your progress in real time
  • Download additional Mapping wherever you are Need extra map area - just download it directly to your mobile
  • Looking for a Route to follow Our App also comes with anytime access to a growing database of over 6000 guided routes from respected sources like WalkingWorld.com. Routes are searchable by location or name and can be viewed & downloaded as you need them

*Connected service may be subject to additional charges - check with your network provider

Runs on most Android OS Devices

ViewRanger GPS is fully compatible with a wide range of Android OS devices such as the HTC Desire, HTC Hero, Google Nexus One, Motorola Droid/Milestone, and handsets from Samsung, LG, Acer, and SonyEricsson.

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