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ViewRanger adds OpenPisteMap ready for Ski Season

As of today all ViewRanger customers on Apple, Android or Symbian, will be able to use another OpenMap layer - OpenPisteMap*, just in time for this winter’s ski season and at no...


Trusted by Enthusiasts: On the Pacific Northwest Trail

Chris Townsend is a prolific outdoor writer and photographer with a passion for wilderness and mountains, and a penchant for long distance hikes. A four-time winner of Outdoor Writers' Guild Awards, he...


ViewRanger OpenMaps - offering more map choice

Over the last few years, crowd sourced & commercially produced open mapping has come on leaps and bounds, such that it provides a pretty good map chart for most places in the...


ViewRanger Android Beta

A new ViewRanger beta release for Android phones is available. The main change is that it adds support for typing coordinates. You can now go to a specific coordinate. Or you...


Try ViewRanger GPS for Free on Android

We've just published a free trial edition of ViewRanger GPS into the Android Market.The new version “ViewRanger GPS Free Trial” gives Android users access to the full app’s functionality free of charge...


ViewRanger named “Best Indie App” in the Mobile App World Awards

We're delighted to say that ViewRanger GPS, our outdoor navigation app, scooped the ‘Best Indie App’ category in the inaugural Mobile App World Awards last week. ViewRanger was declared a winner at...


Built by outdoor enthusiasts...

As you may have guessed, we're all outdoor enthusiasts here at ViewRanger. We are hillwalkers, sailors, cyclists, glider pilots, mountain bikers, kite-buggy racers, and more!From time to time, we'll be introducing you...


Association with the Prostate Cancer Research Centre (PCRC)

Building on ViewRanger’s participation in several events with the PCRC over the last year, we are pleased to announce today the commencement of an on-going fundraising and awareness generating association with this...


New Updates For Android, iPhone, & Symbian / 1:25 000 BKG German Topo

This week sees the release of new software versions across all platforms for ViewRanger GPS with the release of Android V1.2.2, Symbian V2.8.9, and Apple IOS V1.2.1.In the cases of Apple &...


Come and meet us at the Kendal Mountain Festival.

ViewRanger is delighted to announce that it has become one of the support sponsors of this year’s Kendal Mountain Festival, which takes place from the 18th to 21st of November."Kendal" is one...


Beta for Android

A new beta version of ViewRanger for Android is available, v1.2.0. The main change is buddy beacon locating, watching and navigating, so you can see where your friends are using ViewRanger. Buddies...


Map Chooser Updated

The ViewRanger Map Chooser has been updated. The changes are:- France 1:25000 and Germany 1:25000 scale maps are now available as self select maps- GPX files can be opened, so you...