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BuddyBeacon API Apps

Cool things being done with the BuddyBeacon API: mashing the ViewRanger BuddyBeacon with Twitter and Photos....http://www.mycountryside.org.uk/viewranger.php [by Phil Sorrell]Phil, along with his dog, is currently walking the 177 mile Offas Dyke in...


BuddyBeacon API

We have added an API that lets you access your BuddyBeacon live tracking information in different ways.There are now three ways that you can directly access your BuddyBeacon:1) Link directly to your...


ViewRanger update & Easter

ViewRanger Software UpdateWe've released an update to ViewRanger, version 2.8.5.If you have ViewRanger 2.8 installed on your phone then the best way to update is to run ViewRanger and use Options >...


GMRT Maps Out Rescues With ViewRanger

Glossop Mountain Rescue Team (GMRT) are one of the latest teams to join our ViewRanger Volunteer Search and Rescue Program. This scheme provides ViewRanger software and maps to volunteer search and...


Chocolate waterproof phones... and all that!

Mobile World Congress in Barcelona is where the global mobile phone industry comes together. It is a week where new phones and new phone concepts get revealed. Here we've picked just...


ViewRanger 2.8.3 Released

ViewRanger version 2.8.3 has been released. It is available to download from www.viewranger.com/software and the details of the changes are in the wiki or in the previous post....


ViewRanger beta release

We've just started beta testing a new version of ViewRanger. The main changes are: - Free online maps such as OpenStreetMap and Open Cycle Map can be downloaded and viewed.- Create...


Just Added: The AA's 50 Best Walks in the Cotswolds

We have just released a further set of walking route guides into ViewRanger's route library. The AA's 50 Best Walks in the Cotswolds adds more walking choice to this popular area...


Christmas Walking Inspiration

If after feasting on turkey, Christmas pudding, mince pies, rich cheeses, chocolate and all the other Christmas goodies, you feel bloated and sluggish then check out the guided walking routes available to...


Contacting Support During the Holiday Season

Through the holiday season, we recommend contacting us via email.Our Support telephone and Skype lines will be closed from 25th to 28th December inclusive, and 1st to 3rd January inclusive. They...


ViewRanger 2.7.28 released

ViewRanger version 2.7.28 has now been released. This software update:Adds support for the electronic compass in phones that contain one, such as the N97 and Navigator series.Adds Swedish, German, Finnish and French...


Beta update

We are continuing to beta test the latest versioon of ViewRanger and expect to fully release it soon. It is now revision 2.7.28. The changes are detailed in the wiki.Most notably...