Great App. I use it whenever I go on holiday in the UK. I never get lost with it. If I stray even 50m off the correct path I can check with this app. Better - more useful - with a larger screen than a small one. Great for tracking. Once a map is bought you can clear it from memory if you have too many maps installed and then download it again for free when you need it again; so it does not consume too much memory. Love it!
Actually nicer than OS Maps in some ways. Allows zooming in further, which makes it easier to read the map. But, after buying a few map tiles, I discovered that this app is no longer under development, and tile purchases can't be transferred to the new OS Maps app. At the very least, the fact that this app has been abandoned should be flagged at the top of the app listing and in the tile purchase path.
Still needs development Better than before, gpx import actually works, and the interface is better. The maps are unbeatable, but pricy. Bad bits.. The screen jumps between overview/1:50000/1:25000 as you zoom, it needs an option to lock map type. Finally it will only load one gpx at a time, it needs an option to group routes by type, and load all. Finally a satellite image layer would be good..
Good maps, bad app Obligatory 600Mb of road maps means I'll have to uninstall this as I don't have much space. Why not make the offline road map optional? I can only think the lack of effort OS has put into this app is because they underestimate the potential demand. People love the clarity, detail and general look of OS maps and would be prepared to pay for them if the app were a bit better!
350MB initial download.... ....and all you get for that is a fuzzy map of the UK showing only primary roads! The only usable part is a demo of the Exeter area with full zoom and detail. You can then buy map tiles for the rest of the country, but they cover a tiny area and are pretty expensive. Utter rip off. Utter waste of time and device storage. UNINSTALLED!
Not happy Installed as a friend had the app, looked useful with the purchase of regional maps being cheap enough (about £11) to offset the large download. Turns out you can no longer buy regional maps, just much smaller tiles at 69p each. To get the same coverage as a regional map will cost a fortune at roughly £140!
-Fixed route export bug
-Tutorial text and images made clearer
-Corrected crashing bug appearing on devices running Gingerbread
We have investigated an issue and have found that the Android 4.4 (KitKat) platform does not correctly open offline maps. Google’s engineers are aware, and we are hopeful of an update.
Here is the link for the Android bug report: https://code.google.com/p/android/issues/detail?id=61881
OS (Ordnance Survey) offline map atlas of GB - ideal tool to plan your journey.
UK Travel and Tourism guide. All about Great Briton, London at your finger tips.