GlobalScout by Richard Kurz (Universal)
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Released: Dec 23, 2010
Version: 1.7.8
Size: 4 MB
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GlobalScout

Richard Kurz
GlobalScout the ultimate GIS tool! The hub for all your GEO data. It can handle ridiculous amounts of data, hundreds of tracks and (hundred) thousands of waypoints or POIs for all your favorite locations. Take all your geo data with you. Record, manage, search and edit them on the road.
Plan your trip with GoogleEarth, download your favorite POIs from the internet. Use the same files you use on your navigation system (GPX, KML and KMZ) and upload everything to your iOS device.

* Universal App for iPhone & iPad *

Features:

► Upload, record, manage and edit hundreds of tracks and (hundred) thousands of waypoints.

► Send waypoints or Points Of Interest to your Navigon, TomTom or Sygic navigation app.

► Import and export GPX, KML and KMZ files using iCloud Drive, email, the integrated web server, iTunes File Sharing, or Document Providers like Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive, Box, Transmit etc.

► Export GPX, KML or KMZ files to other apps.

► Share waypoints, POIs or your current location.

► Apple Maps integration.

► Offline map cache allows you to load maps once and view them later without an internet connection. Save data roaming charges abroad.

► Use custom map server.

► Moving map.

► Auto rotating map (requires a magnetometer).

► Navigate to waypoints using bearing, heading and distance.

► Measure distances on maps.

► Display coordinates in D, DM or DMS. Use metric, imperial, or nautical units.

► EGM2008 altitude correction.

► Track statistics.

► Stable and fast, powerful not colorful.

We hope you like GlobalScout. If you do, please rate us in the App Store. If not, please write to us before leaving a negative review, as we can often help with your problem and with your feedback we can further improve this app.

All default data like maps, routes and search results are provided by OpenStreetMap, MapQuest, GeoNames or Wikipedia.

Important: Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.

What's new in version 1.7.8
This update requires at least iOS 8, but GlobalScout 1.7.6 will continue to work on earlier iOS versions.
- Fixed communication problems with other apps.
- Fixed "sharing" bug.
Screenshot #1 (iPhone)
Our verdict: Good
  • + GlobalScout is a highly rated app (5-star).
  • + GlobalScout is currently ranked #106 in paid Navigation apps for iPad.
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