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MapTool 2

by MetaView Mon, 18 Jan 2010 12:42 am EST
Category: 
Last Updated: 
2011-01-05
Current Version: 
1.9.0
Requires Root: 
No
Developer: 
http://www.metaviewsoft.de/wordpress
Distribution: 
Full Version Available in App Catalog and Repository
Total Downloads: 
16107
Your rating: None Average: 3.7 (3 votes)

Description

Combination between OSM map display, GPS logger, sun compass and Geocacher tool: MapTool.

Features:

  • Interface to PreCaching to display caches on map
  • OpenStreetMap from 4 different sources
  • Offline maps (stored in the internal drive, in folder .MapTool/). Please check my post at http://metaviewsoft.de/wordpress/?p=331 for a tool to download the correct map tiles.
  • GPS logger (every 10 second)
  • Real elevation for the current location (from NASA sources)
  • Send my position
  • Targets
  • Sun compass
  • Find geocaches near-by using geocaching.com Map view

This new update brings better track and target import and direct upload of tracks to OSM project.

 

License

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Discussion, Changelog, and Support

Discuss this app, get support, and read the changelog for MapTool in the Official Forum thread

2 Comments

OK, I stand corrected once again. It turns out my Pixi Plus was using my Wifi to get Mapnick maps, not the local tiles.

I don't have mobile data access, just Wifi, so unless I can get MapTool to load stored maps, it's virtually useless to me.

I have copied zoom 12 level maps for my entire local area and copied them to .MapTool/ in a directory labeled 12, according to the structure provided by the downloader tool.

Is it just hopeless? I don't have access to the Palm store to actually pay for apps, so I am stuck with what I can get through PreCentral. Is there another app that might work?

You can use JTileDownloader-0.5pre.jar to download maps, then store in /media/internals/.Maptools/zoomlevel number/ etc...., in maptool preference set to offline and set the same zoom level of tiles you downloaded.

look here for more help...http://forums.webosnation.com/webos-homebrew-apps/220281-maptool-gps-logger-osm-support-more-17.html

You can see maps with no internet conection at all, just local files you made for the place you want.