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Acastus-Photon

An online address/POI search for navigation apps
New in version 1.22
Fixed searching for adresses with street-number (#10)
Library updates
Added Screenshot to App-Descrition

Acastus-Photon translates name of street/city/point-of-interest
to geo-coordinate which can be



  • opened in a map or navigation app such as OsmAnd, Maps.me, APhotoManager.

  • shared with other people via the send command.


The Photon-Server-Software which Acastus-Photon calls over the internet
is a replacement for Google Maps and other geocoding services that you
can run on your own server.


Details on setting up your own Photon instance are here: https://github.com/komoot/photon
.

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  • Version 1.22 (22) suggested Added on 2021-04-16

    This version requires Android 4.4 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.
    • access precise location only in the foreground
      This app can get your precise location from location services while the app is in use. Location services for your device must be turned on for the app to get location. This may increase battery usage.
    • access approximate location only in the foreground
      This app can get your approximate location from location services while the app is in use. Location services for your device must be turned on for the app to get location.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.

    Download APK 14 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 1.21 (21) - Added on 2020-04-29

    This version requires Android 4.4 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.
    • access precise location only in the foreground
      This app can get your precise location from location services while the app is in use. Location services for your device must be turned on for the app to get location. This may increase battery usage.
    • access approximate location only in the foreground
      This app can get your approximate location from location services while the app is in use. Location services for your device must be turned on for the app to get location.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.

    Download APK 13 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 1.19 (19) - Added on 2020-04-03

    This version requires Android 4.4 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.
    • access precise location only in the foreground
      This app can get your precise location from location services while the app is in use. Location services for your device must be turned on for the app to get location. This may increase battery usage.
    • access approximate location only in the foreground
      This app can get your approximate location from location services while the app is in use. Location services for your device must be turned on for the app to get location.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.

    Download APK 13 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log