Offline Maps and Navigation
- Carry highly detailed, fully offline maps of any region world wide on your device!
- Display your position and orientation on the map
- Optionally align the map according to compass or your direction of motion
- Save your most important places as Favorites
- Display POIs (points of interest) around you
- Can also display specialized online tile maps
- Can display different overlays like touring/navigation GPX tracks and additional maps with customizable transparency
- Optionally display place names in English, local, or phonetic spelling
- Works totally offline (no roaming charges when you are abroad)
- Turn-by-turn voice guidance (recorded and synthesized voices)
- Announce traffic warnings like stop signs, pedestrian crosswalks, or when you are exceeding the speed limit
- Optional lane guidance, street name display, and estimated time of arrival
- Supports intermediate points on your itinerary
- Automatic re-routing whenever you deviate from the route
- Search for places by address, by type (e.g.: restaurant, hotel, gas station, museum), or by geographical coordinates
Bicycle and pedestrian routes
- The offline maps include foot, hiking, and bike paths, great for outdoor activities
- Map display and navigation mode for bicycle and pedestrian
- Optionally display public transport stops (bus, tram, train) including line names
- Optional trip recording to local GPX file or online service
- Optional speed and altitude display
- Display of contour lines and hill-shading (via additional plugin)
- High quality information from the 2 best collaborative projects of the world
- Compact offline vector maps
- Global maps from OpenStreetMap, available per country or region
- Wikipedia POIs, great for sightseeing
- Always up-to-date maps (updated once a month)
- Hourly map updates (OsmAnd Live)
- Online or cached raster tile maps
❤️ Loved by Customers
I am mapping the trails in the Indian Himalayas. The various topo layers in OsmAnd help me understand the terrain. Further, the wide range of plugins (contour lines, hill shades, slopes, Open Street Map editing) has made OsmAnd my daily driver for hiking and trail running. The map markers and OSM Notes help me plan my week long hiking traverses and I can also overlay digitised maps for cross referencing. I also use the desktop editor to map hiking routes, high altitude glacial lake, mountain passes, peaks, and POIs (spring, shelters, waterfalls, cairn, campsites etc).
Much better than Google Maps for navigating by foot or by bike. User submissions makes all the little paths available, and makes sure that they are actually usable (or they wouldn't have been submitted). Offline maps work really well, too, even in back country. I always make sure to download the region if I plan to go hiking. Only downside compared to Google Maps is the user interface for navigation, which could still use some work. Wonderful project!
Best maps application for privacy, however the UI could use some work The idea of computing all the routes on my device locally is absolutely wonderful. The app has great functions overall, however it has a steep learning curve. I could see many people used to Google/Apple Maps struggle to make the switch because of convenience, even if OSM offers superior functionality and more precise information.
OsmAnd+ opened to me and to my community/customers the freedom of discovery and scouting we had never experienced before on a motorcycle. I adore and support OsmAnd+ and talk about it during rides I lead, events I organize, books I write, tutorial I executes and workshops I run at Motoviaggio Store. Really glad to be an ambassador for this powerful and useful tool every traveler should have on their devices. Keep up the great work!
If you’re concerned about online privacy, then you’ll want to be especially careful when choosing a navigation app. After all, for these apps to function you’ll need to at least share your location, and you may find yourself sharing other personal details as well. OsmAnd is open-source navigation app and has particularly strong privacy policies — it doesn’t collect user data, and let you decide exactly what the app has access to.
If you're a little bit technical then this could really be the best map app for walking around in cities. It has *a lot* of details, such as benches, playgrounds, parks, wheelchair accessibility and various info about stores and restaurants, such as WiFi access. The map rendering looks great, and it's easy to see where you can find grass and parks, etc.