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How to locate yourself on the map

How to locate yourself on the 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...


Casio + ViewRanger Bundle at Outdoor Shops

Casio + ViewRanger Bundle at Outdoor Shops

  We have 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...


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...


5 Magnificent UK National Parks to Explore

5 Magnificent UK National Parks to Explore

Exciting news for everyone who loves open skies and tranquil nature! This week UK is celebrating National Parks Week which is a great chance to break away from the hustle and bustle...


Epic Trip: Bikepacking in Slovenia

Epic Trip: Bikepacking in Slovenia

ViewRanger helps explorers around the world discover amazing places. We recently caught up with adventurer Hetty Key about her recent bikepacking trip where she explored the gravel backroads and singletrack of Slovenia....


Update: Following a route on iOS

Update: Following a route on iOS

Hello explorers! We hope you are having a fun-tastic summer. It’s been a busy season here at ViewRanger. This week we launched an all-new way to follow route guides on iPhone. This...


Updated Track Recording on iPhone

Updated Track Recording on iPhone

At ViewRanger, we continously strive to make your outdoor adventures better. Many ViewRanger explorers asked us to make it easier to record tracks. You asked and we listened. With our lastest iOS...


A Solo Hike Across Italy: Lorenzo Franco Santin hikes the “longest path in the world.”

A Solo Hike Across Italy: Lorenzo Franco Santin hikes the “longest path in the world.”

Marco Mietti, ViewRanger’s community manager in Italy, recently met up with adventurer Lorenzo Franco Santin in Lanciano, Abruzzo in central Italy. Here, among a packed theater, Lorenzo played his recent docu-film and...


In Japan: ViewRanger presents at CASIO headquarters

In Japan: ViewRanger presents at CASIO headquarters

Kon'nichiwa! We are back—albeit a little jet-lagged--from a quick trip to Japan. ViewRanger was at CASIO headquarters in Tokyo. We joined a select group of app developers to highlight CASIO smartwatches and its...


Unlimited OS maps for Great Britain – try free for 7 days!

Unlimited OS maps for Great Britain – try free for 7 days!

 Exciting news for all map lovers – today we've launched a brand new Ordnance Survey subscription that gives you unlimited access to OS maps for Great Britain for just £24.99 a year. The...


Munich, ViewRanger & the Land Rover Explore smartphone

Munich, ViewRanger & the Land Rover Explore smartphone

It's been a busy week at ViewRanger – we've been in Munich helping our partners at Bullitt Group launch the all-new Land Rover Explore Outdoor Phone. The durable Android smartphone has been designed...