Turns your iPhone/iPad into a powerful Outdoor, Off-Road or Marine GPS. If you’re looking for Topo Maps, 4x4 Maps or Marine Charts for Australia or New Zealand to work offline on your iPhone or iPad, this is the place to start.
This app provides free access to 1:250,000 scale topographic maps for Australia, New Zealand and many other free maps around the world. It is compatible with all maps published in the Memory-Map format since 2001 and works with maps you may already have on your PC/Mac or have downloaded from the Digital-Map-Store (1000s of worldwide maps available for download and use on most PC/Mac’s, Tablets and Phones) See the Memory-Map web site for details.
Once your choice of maps are downloaded to your iPhone/iPad, cellular network coverage or internet connection is not required for real time GPS navigation (as long as your device supports a GPS function).
The app is designed to be used standalone, but it can also used with the free PC or Mac app where maps and GPS data can be shared with your home computer for planning, printing and 3D visualisation. Then sync everything to your iPhone/iPad and enjoy navigating outdoors with high quality maps.
When you get home, you can transfer your tracklog and points of interest back onto your computer, to archive and to analyse your trip; speed, time, distance, elevation profile, etc.
If you're serious about your outdoor adventures, you'll appreciate this no frills, full featured navigation app and the high-quality maps and charts.
EXAMPLES OF LOCAL MAPS AVAILABLE FOR IN-APP DOWNLOAD:
Hema 4WD Maps
NSW Topo maps at 100, 50, and 25k
Vic Topo maps at 25k
QLD Topo Maps at 100 and 25k
WA Topo Maps at 100, 50, and 25k
NZ Topo maps
Australia and New Zealand Marine charts
…and much more
+ Fast scrolling and zooming
+ Import and export GPX files
+ Screen lock to prevent accidental screen touches while recording a track
+ Shows speed and direction of travel, even while walking slowly
+ Support for GPS and Compass sensors, where available.
+ Placename index, works offline
+ Moving map, lock GPS position and automatically scroll the map
+ Records tracklogs with app running in the background
+ Create and edit marks, which may be linked to a web URL
+ Plan routes, measure distance and bearings
+ Routes snap to roads or tracks, optimized for walking, cycling, or driving
+ Shows Altitude
+ Lat/Long, UTM, UTM Bands (Aus), NZTM, MGRS and other position formats.
+ Share position marks or tracklogs with other apps using GPX files
+ Connect to NMEA instruments and AIS via a WiFi gateway
+ AIS collision alarms, Anchor alarms and proximity alarms use notifications.
Battery Use Disclaimer: "Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life."
Much faster map downloads
Map list uses Expanding view instead of Map Types button
Layout works with iPhone X, XR, XS
Network works with system proxy setup
Ratings and Reviews
A great map app
I run the biggest latest iMac which also runs Memory-map on Windows. The Mac software is not as capable as the PC. It won't recognise maps held on the Mac or licences.
Nevertheless, this is a great 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. The free app works well but If you've got your own maps on a Windows software you can put them on your iPhone with the paid upgrade. Support is also tops. If you're a casual mapper get the free one but it won't be long before you will want to upgrade.
Good and could be better
I have been using the app for 9 years, on pc and ipads. The maps and map layers are good, my low score is for the following; The file or layering system, it is hard to backup your folders, hard to select data for data management, hard to easily transfer data from layer to layer or export. You lose you file / folder structure when exporting your data if you are trying to move between devices. Generally I use other systems to manage files and only use MM to dump and see, this lesson was learnt after several changes between machines. The Ipad functionality limited. In the standard version I have to manipulate the data format and manage data in other programmes to get it into shape for memory maps to use. MM was my goto programmes but less so in the last 3 or 4 years. If MM could fix it folder / file management and allow streaming of online aerial imagery as well ... that would be great...
Lacks basic features, frustrating to use
This app is close to being good/great, but using it can be frustrating for 4wd navigation. I’ve used it a few years with VicMap 25,000 series maps and Hema on an iphone 7plus. This screen size requires constant panning to see tracks beyond 1-2km, and if you zoom out the app automatically changes map sets to the next scale up like Hema 150k, requiring you to manually force it back to high detail 25k state maps sets - annoying and unnecessary. Finding user defined marks is also more cumbersome than it needs to be and cant be done from the map view screen. The other annoyance is this app wont display track up!? To manage map licenses across devices you’ll need PC access and an account. Using it on an iPad improves usability, but annoying features still remain.
- Memory-Map, Inc.
- 6.1 MB
Requires iOS 8.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
- Age Rating
- Rated 4+
- This app may use your location even when it isn't open, which can decrease battery life.
- © 2019, Memory-Map, Inc.
- In-App Purchases
- Classic Map Compatibility $30.99
- Import 3rd Party maps $19.99
- Professional Features $79.99
Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.