PathAway Express - Outdoor GPS Navigation, Maps
By MuskokaTech Inc.
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Powerful and versatile GPS application for any recreational or professional use. Record tracks, capture points, create and follow routes, navigate with online, cached, or custom imported maps. The Express Edition is a fully customizable navigation and mapping solution with support for customized PathAway maps. Use the PathAway tools to create and calibrate your own layered maps. Any digitized map can be turned into a moving map navigational chart. PathAway maps can also be created or acquired from third-party sources. Visit http://pathAway.com for links to PathAway map sources.
Check out some of these 5 star reviews:
***** Best GPS App yet! - g11nMike - USA
Pathaway is the best so far. All my other topo and tracking apps will be removed now.
***** Finally! View GPS raster maps on the iPhone - world28 - France
All other programs have fallen behind now! Just super. Now, the dream tool is here!!. Bravo developers!
***** Only GPS App you will need for the backcountry - KootenyGuy - Canada
This is it...The only GPS app you will need for backcountry activities! The PathAway team have done a great job of putting the backcountry at our iPhone fingertips.
***** This is it! - Goosilein - Germany
Perfect! This is THE off-road GPS navigation program in general. There is no better and certainly not at that price. For me, the most "killer features" now implemented.
***** At last, all my maps on the iPad - Fantasiakreuzfahrt - Germany
* Read full reviews on http://pathaway.com *
PathAway's powerful feature-set makes it useful for any off-road GPS activity such as aviation, boating, off-road driving, hiking, cycling, touring, Geocaching, rally racing, motorcycle touring, running and athletic training, ballooning, fishing, hunting, paragliding, mountain climbing, ultra-light flying, canoeing, snowmobiling, scuba diving, outdoor education, mapping/GIS, mining, military training, surveying, site inspection, telematics, field data collection, search and rescue, or any application where location is important.
- Tried and tested software base developed with user feedback over the last 10 years;
- Use online maps from OpenStreetMap, OpenCycleMap, USGS Topos;
- Maps are downloaded on-the-fly as you travel;
- Maps can be cached for off-line use when connectivity is not available;
- Import and use customized PathAway maps created using PathAway or 3rd party Tools;
- perform extensive GPS track logging limited only by system memory;
- Pause and continue track timer for precision timing;
- One touch "BackTrack" feature to find your way home after recording your way out;
- Manage and Edit Track logs and track points;
- Capture points, describe by name, icon, description, photo;
- Over 100 icons to choose from;
- Manage and Edit Points;
- Organize your points by creating multiple Points Databases;
- Navigate using point-to-point or multi-point routes;
- Create navigational routes simply be tapping on the map to add or insert route points;
- Proximity to point and off-track Alarms;
- Auto Rotate maps to direction of travel
- Uses build-in magnetic compass for slow speed directional location. Great for Geocaching when you’re trying to pin-point a cache..
- View navigational information on a customizable dashboard;
- Map View or Compass and Info Views;
- Multiple coordinate grid and datum display including lat/long, UTM, OSGB, MGRS, MGA, GGRS87, Warschauer, Localized Grids for Austria, Germany, Quebec, Sweden, Switzerland, Israel.
- Import/Export GPX, KML, KMZ, and PathAway delimited files.
- For advanced features and location sharing, see PathAway PRO is available as stand-alone or in-app upgrades.
NOTE: Continued use of GPS running in the background can decrease battery life. Background processing can be configured in the Settings dialog.
What's New in Version 6.03.06
Truly a case of read the reviews...wish I had!
I don't write many reviews on here and when I do, it's almost always to reinforce a great product. Sadly, occasionally you feel the need to write one when you feel a product is clearly not up to specifications....this is one such product, in every way.
Clearly designed from a Droid perspective, the menu system itself (indeed the entire MMI--Man-Machine-Interface) has a dated feel to it and looks very antiquated. I wonder how Apple even let this in the store...it does NOT follow the Apple Style Guide in many, many aspects. Want to see? Just open the Help file and you'll see what I mean. An ability to contact the developers? Not imbedded, you'll have to go to their web page to get that. It simply in no way follows an Apple experience, it is an Android experience from front to back.
Now about contacting the developers....good luck with that one. I had an issue on this program and sent an email....ZERO response. Not even a reply email that my email had been received. Conversely, I contacted GAIA GPS the same day with an issue and not only received a response back to indicate that they had received my email, I had an answer back in two hours.
Not that this is a bad program/app per se....if you're a total map head that has in investment in custom maps, this seems to be a willing program to import and work on those maps. But as a simple, Apple-ish experience of using your iPad or iPhone as a true mapping device if falls far, far short of GAIA and others.
Add to it, it's ridiculously expensive. I spent US $29.99 on a program that isn't as capable as its peers. Many comments on here point you to their website and mention how old the posts are. They are for the most part except for the PROBLEMS which are VERY current.
Highly, highly NOT recommended. I'd certainly love my money back!
- Category: Navigation
- Updated: Sep 29, 2016
- Version: 6.03.06
- Size: 11.7 MB
- Languages: English, Czech, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish
- Seller: Scott Northmore
- © 2010-16 MuskokaTech Inc.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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