With access to some of the best and most up to date offline maps available its easy to download Topo maps, Park maps, Nautical charts, Street maps and Aerial photo maps direct to your iPhone or iPad or load just the ones you want from your PC when you want them.
The Memory-Map iOS app turns your iPhone or iPad into an outdoor GPS and allows you to navigate with 4WD maps, Topo maps, Street Maps or Marine charts without the need for maintaining a phone signal.
How it works
Maps are downloaded on-the-fly or uploaded from your PC in advance. Once the app and maps are loaded to the iPhone or iPad, cellular network coverage or internet connection is not required for real time GPS navigation.
Although the Memory-Map app is designed to be used as a standalone GPS navigator, best results are achieved when used in conjunction with Memory-Map on your PC (free download) for planning, printing and loading up maps, waypoints and routes to the iPhone/iPad.
Memory-Map includes free access to 1:250,000 scale topographic maps and many other free maps around the world. More detailed maps are available for download and purchase via the PC application. All maps, including the ones supplied on DVD, can be used on both your PC and iPhone. See this Knowledgebase article for details on loading maps to the iPhone/iPad from the PC via iTunes.
Note, due to changes in our business model with Apple, the iphone app is no longer free. It is currently $6.99. If the app enhances your enjoyment of your leisure time, we hope you will agree this represents excellent value.
Fast scrolling and zooming
Access a vast range of Worldwide maps and charts.
Automatically downloads a free map of your current location
Create and edit marks and routes.
Import and export marks, routes and tracks in the open GPX format
Display; Position, Course, Speed, Heading, Altitude and averages
Position coordinates include Lat/Long, UTM and GB Grid
Units displayed in Statute, Nautical or Metric
Auto-rotate screen (can be locked in preferred orientation)
Shows speed and direction of travel, even while walking slowly
Support for GPS and Compass sensors, where available.
Moving map, lock GPS position and automatically scroll the map
Records breadcrumb trail / tracklogs.
Email position marks or tracklogs as GPX files
"Verdict: The Memory-Map App is a truly excellent, competent product, representing real value for money. It's straightforward to use, with just enough preference settings and options to describe it as customizable. Route-creation and route-following are ridiculously easy to set up, yet provide a tremendous range of route data. You can also import and export GPX files (via email). A really strong product at this price point." Andrew Knight, Yacht Arabella blog
"After buying about 6 navigational applications for my iPhone I finally got one that really works the way it should. I now have a handheld version of my sailboat's navigation system. I am very happy with this app and would recommend it to any avid sailor"
"I've tried all the mapping/tracking applications I can find and I rate this best. The 1:25k scale is essential for walkers and the ability to create a route at home or to log it (recording your time & distance etc) as you go along is superb. I like the direction indicator to show where you are heading on the map, the ability to save, describe and name tracks is neat. It's easy to slide the map about from your current position to see where you are heading next, the zooming in and out facility is good. I found it reasonably easy to learn how to use it and reliable."
"This is not a cheap navigation program, it is a professional tool for viewing raster maps. And for this purpose, it is excellent. For viewing topo maps, this is the best software and hardware combination for the job, this alone was my reason to get an iPad, and it was the right decision."
"This is by far the best mapping/GPS app and I've got them all. It's simple to use but has many more user options for points of interest, tracking, routes and maps."
"Love this app. Have wanted a chance to use my Memory-Map maps on my iPhone for ages - less devices to carry, better maps than on my handheld GPS, and a great conversation piece! Easy to use once you get the hang of it too :o) Nice work guys"
Want to get your hands on a copy?
Search for Memory-Map in the AppStore on your iPhone/iPad or click the Logo.