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ViewRanger Jargon

ViewRanger Jargon

We know GPS and maps can be a bit confusing. So we put together a quick guide to a few technical terms used in ViewRanger.   1. 3D Flyovers: a 3D map feature in ViewRanger...


ViewRanger Launches Premium

ViewRanger Launches Premium

ViewRanger is excited to announce that on October 4, 2018 we have launched Premium Subscription - a powerful bundle of features and tools that take the awarding-winning ViewRanger app to the next level. With...


How to Plot a Route

How to Plot a Route

Planning your own route is a must for any true explorer. There's nothing like the feeling of walking a trail personalized to your adventure. With ViewRanger, plotting your own route is easy...


10 Publishers to Follow

10 Publishers to Follow

ViewRanger partners with hundreds of publishers throughout the world who share their love for the outdoors. From big-name magazines to local experts, there is a route for everyone at every skill level...


Video: How to mark points

Video: How to mark points

Question: How do I mark a point of interest with ViewRanger?  Want to pinpoint the exact location of a campsite, overlook, fishing hole, or important trail junction? No problem! In this video tutorial, learn...


The 10 Essentials

The 10 Essentials

"Be prepared." These words of wisdom have been echoed by scout leaders, guides, and seasoned outdoor lovers for generations. It's true. Weather can change quickly and the unexpected can happen. To manage...


Casio + ViewRanger Bundle at REI stores

Casio + ViewRanger Bundle at REI stores

We've closely worked with Casio since they launched their first Android Wear smartwatch in 2016. And, starting this month, we are excited to announce an expansion to our app alliance to outdoor...


How to locate yourself on a map

How to locate yourself on a map

We all know that the best way to avoid getting lost is knowing your location. Back in the day of only paper maps it was a bit tricky for a newbie to...


How to import a GPX file

How to import a GPX file

If you are a diehard explorer or fitness geek, you have probably heard of a GPX file. These files make it easy to exchange GPS data between apps, websites, and mapping software....


6 Ways to Extend Battery Life

6 Ways to Extend Battery Life

A frequent question from ViewRanger explorers is “How long will my battery last while using ViewRanger?” The answer depends on many things, including your phone model, its battery health and size, and...


Why do I have to save offline maps?

Why do I have to save offline maps?

Question: Why do I have to save offline maps in ViewRanger? Maps, like photos, can take up a lot of space. Our topographic maps in the United States alone would eat up gigs...


Introducing U.S. Premium

Introducing U.S. Premium

We know every great adventure starts with a great map. That's why we updated our U.S. outdoor maps, added more zoom levels, and made it easier to download offline maps. All so you...