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Old 12-13-2013, 03:23 PM   #1
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Sat nav maps

I'm a bit new to sat navs so does anyone know of 4wd or outback Aus maps that can be downloaded to android. I don't really want to buy a dedicated sat nav when I have a good gps on my phone. Just need good maps.
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Old 12-13-2013, 03:33 PM   #2
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Have a look here.
And here,
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Old 12-13-2013, 05:07 PM   #3
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Yer well you can wade through all them .. or search..

Hint.. your thread tittle would be better if you mentioned "Android GPS maps for Australia" ... go ahead and post another thread on one of those forums.. in the mean time?

A google on "Android GPS maps" should give you lots

For Oz google "Android GPS maps Australia"

OSM (vector map)
You should be able to get an app that uses 'Open Street maps' .. and have them stored on your phone (so no phone connection required). OSM do not have all the tracks .. you can contribute your tracks to make it better.

Topo maps (raster) This is an app that can use 'raster' maps .. specifically topo maps. I believe you can get the 250k:1 topto maps for all of Australia for free off the web.

Let us know how you get on and what you decide on.
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Old 12-13-2013, 05:10 PM   #4
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you can get some mud maps stuff at the right price but theres no routing
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Old 12-14-2013, 05:02 AM   #5
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been playing with it the last few weeks... not 'quite" garmin... does routing... searching is a bit painful... all a bit clunky... you get what you pay for.. but "functional" on my phone
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Old 12-14-2013, 03:06 PM   #6
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I use Avenza PDF maps app on iPhone. Also on android. Works great, lots of maps, lots of tools.
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