enriched with descriptions, local information, and photos
- Search for routes nearby, by place name, publisher or activity type
- Browse routes all over the world, the majority of which are free
- Download them onto your phone/tablet and follow them with our active navigation system
- Published by authors and the ViewRanger community
View your position on a detailed map and use the active navigation system to follow routes
- Unique active navigation with on-screen visual guidance
- Navigation alerts if you veer too far off track
- Waypoint proximity alarms during navigation
- See the coordinates or your exact GPS location at all times
- Navigate to PoIs or set coordinates
- No need for phone signal or mobile data
Use maps offline - Premium topo maps and free global maps
- Free access to global street mapping, Open mapping, and aerial imagery
- Buy highly-detailed Premium maps in-app by the tile, region or whole country
- Maps are stored on your phone and can be used offline to avoid data/roaming charges
- Zooming in and out allows you to see details more clearly than on paper
- Maps can rotate on screen so they are easier to follow (Head-up and North-up view options)
Use ViewRanger to record your track as you go and create a mapped trace of your adventure, complete with stats and photos
- Record and store all your trips and adventures on your profile and online
- View stats and graphs for each adventure (distance, speed, altitude, etc)
- Add Flickr and Instagram photos as well as Twitter messages to your track
- Share with friends and family via social media or email
- Publish your best trips to share with the ViewRanger community
- Access your maps on up to 4 portable devices, as well as online at my.viewranger.com
- These 4 devices can include a mix of Android and Apple smartphones or tablets.
- If you lose your phone, you don't lose your maps
- Synchronize your tracks and routes with the my.viewranger website to store and organize them
A range of sports computer features give you the performance stats you need.
- Customize screens to suit your activity with over 30 metrics
- Create extra screens for different sports
- View stats in numeric, graph or dial format
- Use for training or just for fun
Plan trips, calculate distances, and view elevation profiles
In the app...
- Plot routes from scratch, from a recorded track, or from an imported .gpx file.
- Use free online maps or paid-for premium maps to create your routes
... and on a PC
- Add photos, audio clips, text, web links and icons to your routes
- Use automated route-generation tools for on-road trips
- Set your routes to private or 'publish' them in order for others to access
- Synchronize your published routes (and maps) to up to four devices
The Ground Guidance generates the fastest route between two points by foot, bike or car. It uses information about the ground cover, steepness of terrain, and other topological features to provide real off-road route generation including routing in mountainous and woodland terrain.
The Premium Route Generation subscription upgrades our standard on-road route generation tool on the my.viewranger website to add Ground Guidance for the USA mainland.
BuddyBeaconTM lets you share your location with others and view the location of friends on your smartphone.
- Friends and family can follow you via their phone or on the web – ideal for those who prefer solitary outings
- Add buddies and view their real-time location on your phone – ideal for group outings
- PIN protected – chose with whom you share your location
- Link your Twitter account and attach tweets to your beacon locations – perfect for charity/sponsored challenges
- View your real-time location coordinates on-screen at all times
- Mark any important location as a Point of Interest (PoI)
- Find locations using map coordinate entry (ideal for Geocaching)
- Search for places on the map by place name or postcode
ViewRanger is one of the first apps to put active navigation on your wrist since it is Android Wear™ enabled and ready-to-run on smart watches from LG, Samsung, and Motorola.