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OS Atlas lite (uk)

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by jaybo1973, Sep 19, 2010.

  1. jaybo1973

    jaybo1973 Well-Known Member
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    Hi all

    I do alot of cycling and rambling etc. Looking for a good OS app. Recently got OS atlas lite. This is a really great app but always relies on downloading map data. Lots of the places I go will not have a 3G signal so I need to cache map data before I set off. I have just found an enable cache option and ticked it. It still seems to be downloading map data. in a few weeks I will need to rely on this app when I go up North Yorkshire. Anyone used this or any other OS map app?

    Cheers guys
     

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  3. jaybo1973

    jaybo1973 Well-Known Member
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  4. ceedee

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    Had a look at MapDroyd?
    The maps aren't up to the standards of the OS but could be good enough for you.
     
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  5. jaybo1973

    jaybo1973 Well-Known Member
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    Nice one. Looks like it could get you out of a scrape. No search though and I have noticed missing streets. Even streets that have been there over 100 years
     
  6. kr99

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    Have a look at Mobile Atlas Creater - this allows you to downloads maps (including OS, Google, OSM) on the PC for offline use with various mobile mapping apps (including rmaps, Maverick, AlpineQuest, trekbuddy (and a few others).
    Takes a bit of effort, but once you have the map it allows total offline use, rather than relying on cached data.
     
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    That's what I'm after. I'll sort that when I'm next at the computer. Thanks
     
  8. jaybo1973

    jaybo1973 Well-Known Member
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    Hi

    Finally got round to having a go at this and made a map. A bit of trial and error. Where do you put the maps on your SD card?
     

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