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  1. whs37

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    In the US, I have a navigation program where you can download the maps by state. That makes you independent of the WiFi during the trip.

    I am looking for such a program for Europe where I can download maps for at least Germany and France. Any suggestions.
     

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    I can't give an endorsement because I only use the US maps, but Co-Pilot Live has European coverage with off-line maps. I love the US version. In Google Play.
     
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    'Navigon', now a Garmin brand, is the same kind of offline navigation as CoPilot :)
    I'd used CoPilot on my old HTC Desire and I'm using Navigon on my HTC One X, both with European maps.

    For France and Germany you'd choose Navigon's European offline maps.

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    Thanks guys. I'll check those out.

    Update: Those programs look nice but they cost a fortune. And you probably have to also pay for the maps and the updates. Isn't there any more reasonably priced solution ??
     
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    In the US Edition of CoPilot, the maps are free. Yeah, I don't why the European App versions are so much more expensive. The full US version is only $20 and I use the standard version ($4.00) and the maps are still free.

    Try this one. It's free, a bit less polished, but I think it has Europe:

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/...t#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsImNvZGVybWludXMubWFwcyJd

    Maps (-)

    Not an endorsement because I only tried it once and, for $4, went with CoPilot.
     
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    That one looks interesting - thanks. I don't reaslly need it a lot because ususlly I know where I am going. But they are always handy for trip planning.
     
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    Aah ... you mean like Google Maps, but totally offline and without turn-by-turn navigation because simple routing is quite sufficient?
    Have a look at MapsWithMe :)

    Harry
     
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    What program are you using in the US? I'm in Canada but am assuming (yeah I know that lol) that it would work just as well here. I don't mind paying for a good app but don't want to pay each year for maps. I'm 77 so maybe I shouldn't worry about that lol
     
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    IMO you should get NAVFREE app - works fantastically on Nexus 7 - its FREE - with FREE maps - with FREE voices - and does NOT need data connection to work.
     
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    Thanks, I installed it.
     

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