Ever wonder which direction your favorite place is from wherever you are? This app does just that.
Note: This app is exclusively made for devices with built-in compass. In addition, the location information has to be able to be received by Wi-Fi or GPS, etc.
Note: In the paid version of Orient for devices with built-in camera, you can select AR mode, which displays direct direction and distance of designated places piercing the earth, overlapping with camera image.
-In default setting, 18 cities are selected, of which 10 cities are displayed. In compass mode, direction and distance following the great circle of the earth is shown.
-You can easily add or move places in the "Select Places" screen. Red pins are places displayed in the main compass screen, and purple pins are places not displayed in the main screen.
-Drag the pins to exact places you like. In the "Edit Place" screen, you can change/delete names and display/hide places.
-Select your distance unit, km or miles. Select from two color variations, mainly white and mainly black.
The globe is assumed to be a sphere with the radius of 6,371,007.1810m (mean radius of GRS80 ellipsoid).
The precision of direction and distance is dependent on precision of location service and electronic compass installed in device, and it may vary under certain conditions.
If there are places with the same name and same position, only one of them will be saved.
- Supports iOS 7.
- Supports 4-inch full screen.
- Misc. improvements
Ratings and Reviews
This app was perfect before iOS 11, it needs to be updated to be able to work with iOS 11
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.