Maps n Trax - Offline Maps, GPS Tracks & Waypoints by Rocket Splash Games (Universal)
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Released: Nov 2, 2012
Version: 6.2.16
Size: 37 MB
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Maps n Trax - Offline Maps, GPS Tracks & Waypoints

Rocket Splash Games
MAPS n TRAX is a VERSATILE and HIGHLY CUSTOMIZABLE offline map viewer, GPS track recording and WAYPOINT detail recorder.

* IMPORT AND VIEW YOUR OWN MAPS and GPS tracks on your device, and record tracks and detailed WAYPOINT notes. MAPS n TRAX excels in rugged "off the grid" professional, academic, and recreational activity on land, sea or air!

* GREAT SUPPORT! MAPS n TRAX is well-supported with a detailed online User Guide (http://rallyto.com/maps-n-trax/maps-n-trax-user-guide/) and responsive, personal email support.

With MAPS n TRAX you can:
•\tImport and view your favorite maps (see supported file formats below*).
•\tView your current GPS location on your imported map.
•\tRecord GPS tracks.
•\tRecord waypoint details including photographs and field notes.
•\tView maps and tracks superimposed on familiar online background maps.
•\tImport GPS tracks from other sources or export your track records.
•\tEasily store, organize and access multiple maps and track files.

Use MAPS n TRAX to view specialized map files, topographic maps, or digital map image files and gps tracks on your iOS device. You can even import scanned paper maps or photos of maps!

Even when far beyond the reach of cellular data or WIFI networks, with MAPS n TRAX you can view your own downloaded maps and use the GPS navigational features of your iOS device.

MAPS n TRAX has numerous professional applications. Our customers use the app to support forest fire fighting operations; environmental and biological field research; search and rescue; petroleum and mining; real estate; geo-truthing; flying; sailing; and, academic research. The off-the-grid functionality and waypoint recording features provide a powerful mobile toolset.

MAPS n TRAX is also ideal for a wide range of outdoor recreational including: bushwalking, hiking, trekking, bird watching, treasure hunting, prospecting, camping, bicycle touring, hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, dogsledding, 4-wheel drive off-road motoring, geocaching, orienteering, randonneuring, mountain biking, skiing (downhill, backcountry, Nordic), and squatching, among others.

Many publicly available maps can be imported into MAPS n TRAX. In addition the app is well suited for applications that require specialist maps with details that are customized or are not widely available, such as highly detailed topographic maps obtained from your government mapping authority or specialized maps produced with GIS tools.

Details:
• Converts and displays a wide range of map and image file types including * PNG, JPEG, TIFF, GIFF, ESRI Shapefiles, ESRI File Geodatabase and Open Street Map (PBF & XML) and geo-referenced image formats such as GeoTIFF. (Note: .ozf2 & .ozfx3 files are NOT supported). See the User Guide for more information about working with these files.
• Imports and exports tracks in GPX and KML formats.
• Compatible with raster and vector map file types and projections used in commercial and open source Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software tools including ARCGIS and OpenStreetMaps.
• Automatically align geo-referenced image files or manually calibrate non-geo-referenced ones.
• Can display large maps and can join several consecutive large maps into a single huge map. The map size is limited only by the iPhone or iPad's storage capacity.
• Imported maps of different scales can be viewed simultaneously, adjacent to or overlapping each other.
• Multiple tracks can be displayed on maps simultaneously and tracks with named waypoints can be searched like a directory or gazetteer.

We recommend that you review our website www.rocketsplashgames.com/mapsntrax/support/ and the online User Guide to be sure that MAPS n TRAX suits your requirements. The User Guide section on Preparing Maps describes the process to prepare a plain image file for use as a location-calibrated and mobile-optimized map image.

Continued use of the GPS running in the background can dramatically reduce battery life on the iPhone or iPad.

What's new in version 6.2.16
-Updated help and support links and guides
Screenshot #1 (iPhone)
Our verdict: Good
  • + Maps n Trax - Offline Maps, GPS Tracks & Waypoints is a highly rated app (4-star).
  • + Maps n Trax - Offline Maps, GPS Tracks & Waypoints is currently ranked #274 in paid Navigation apps for iPad.
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