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Location Map Viewer

Display geografic information on a map

Display geografic information in a map. It has support for GPX and KML files, as well as the "geo" URI scheme. It can work offline (without Internet/WiFi) once geodata has been downloaded and cached.

Other Android apps can use LocationMapViewer through an Intent interface or through html links like geo:0,0?q=53.0,8.0(Hello) (<a href="geo:0,0?q=53.0,8.0(Hello)">geo:0,0?q=53.0,8.0(Hello)</a>)

Required Android Permissions:

  • INTERNET: to download map data from Open Streetmap Server
  • ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE and ACCESS_WIFI_STATE: to find out if wifi/internet is online to start downloaded geodata
  • WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE (to cache downloaded map data in local file system and to load gpx/kml-Files to be displayed in the map)
  • ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION and ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION: to display my own location in the map, too

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  • Version 0.3.5.170911 (6) suggested Added on 2017-09-24

    This version requires Android 2.3.3 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • view Wi-Fi connections
      Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.
    • access precise location only in the foreground
      This app can get your exact location only when it is in the foreground. These location services must be turned on and available on your phone for the app to be able to use them. This may increase battery consumption.
    • access approximate location (network-based) only in the foreground
      This app can get your location based on network sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi networks, but only when the app is in the foreground. These location services must be turned on and available on your phone for the app to be able to use them.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.

    Download APK 1.2 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 0.3.5.160813 (5) - Added on 2016-08-15

    This version requires Android 2.3.3 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • view Wi-Fi connections
      Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.
    • access precise location only in the foreground
      This app can get your exact location only when it is in the foreground. These location services must be turned on and available on your phone for the app to be able to use them. This may increase battery consumption.
    • access approximate location (network-based) only in the foreground
      This app can get your location based on network sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi networks, but only when the app is in the foreground. These location services must be turned on and available on your phone for the app to be able to use them.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.

    Download APK 1.2 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 0.3.4.160330 (4) - Added on 2016-03-31

    This version requires Android 2.3.3 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • view Wi-Fi connections
      Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.
    • access precise location only in the foreground
      This app can get your exact location only when it is in the foreground. These location services must be turned on and available on your phone for the app to be able to use them. This may increase battery consumption.
    • access approximate location (network-based) only in the foreground
      This app can get your location based on network sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi networks, but only when the app is in the foreground. These location services must be turned on and available on your phone for the app to be able to use them.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.

    Download APK 1.2 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log