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Using .gpx File with Navigator?

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by Nazrac, Feb 18, 2011.

  1. Nazrac

    Nazrac Newbie
    Thread Starter

    I go on weekly group cycling rides and I use my Android phone to track my route, play music etc.

    I would like to be able to load a .gpx file and use the navigator to follow the route. Are there any apps that will allow me to do this?

    Example of a cycling route with a .gpx download:

    Raleys_icing_on_the_cupcake - A bike ride in Roseville, CA 95747, US
     

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  2. Harry2

    Harry2 Extreme Android User

  3. Nazrac

    Nazrac Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Thank you for the suggestion. I downloaded the software and tried it out. It is not what I am really looking for. I want to be able to program a route into "Navigator" the Android application or find an application that will follow a .gpx route and give audio cues such as "turn left in 500 feet."

    As far as I can tell, Viewranger does not have audio cues. Also the navigation that is done on it is good if you are hiking and can look at the display. While riding a bike at a decent pace you don't want to take your eyes off the road to look at a phone display. It is even more difficult in bright sunlight. That is why the audio cues are so important.
     
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