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Nav Camera uses the proven navigation, augmented reality, and image processing engines from the well known Theodolite app to create a new app that focuses on photogaphy and video recording with data overlays. The app has been crafted with attention to detail by a top iOS developer, and benefits from over 10 years of development and testing heritage, along with real world usage by surveyors, geologists, architects, engineers, competitive sportsmen, first responders, military personnel, and search and rescue workers around the world.

Nav Camera lets you take photographs and record movies in landscape and portrait orientations with geo-location overlays and custom notes. Geo-location overlays include date, time, position, altitude, GPS datum, and compass bearing. Overlay data is updated in every frame when recording movies, which is great for documenting dynamic scenes or scanning an area. You can enter up to four lines of custom notes to be rendered into the overlay, which is perfect for job descriptions, project names, company/staff information, invoice numbers, or additional comments/documentation. Various parts of the overlay can be turned on or off, and multiple overlay colors are available.

Nav Camera includes features for serious users including multiple reticles (three types of crosshairs and an SLR-style focus/exposure indicator), colored lens filters to improve use in dark conditions and preserve night vision, and multiple position formats including military grid reference system (MGRS), universal transverse Mercator (UTM), British/Irish National Grids, and six latitude/longitude variations. The optional "Datum Pack" adds over 220 geodetic datums to the app for more accurate position and altitude computation from GPS data. Optional datums include NAD-27, NAD-83, OSGB-36, ED-50, and hundreds of others, covering regions and countries on all continents around the world.

Find out why apps like Nav Camera and Theodolite, and their field-proven results, are featured in Apple Keynotes, written up in magazine articles and professional journals, and used by everyday explorers and pro users around the world. Where will you take Nav Camera on your next adventure?

Nav Camera works on any iPhone or iPod Touch with camera, running iOS 11.4 or later. If you like Nav Camera, please leave a review/rating on the iTunes App Store. It only takes a moment, and helps us a lot. Thanks!

What’s New

Version 1.2.1

Fix for iOS 13 issue preventing in-app purchase of Datum Pack.

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

Phillip245 ,

Awesome app

Love the simplisity of this app.Very easy too use one button activation unlike other more wearisome apps of similar construction.Have recomended this app in my industry where photographic proof is vital and relevant to our needs.

ameuszd ,

Data set

There are very few apps that offer this functionality. I downloaded the app to assist with flight instruction but it lacks some data that would be useful. Additional data options that would make this app a very valuable de-briefing tool would be: G, velocity in knots and this may be stretching it but pitch rate and heading change in degrees per second. Also some current data can't be toggled off, for example the heading.

Marfield000 ,

App is fantastic

I like the app but I wish the next update would have the actual address update and or a snap shot at the corner with a piece from google maps to show the location. Also all the features from the normal camera mode to be used in this app like slow mo, video recording in 256, 128, 60 and 30 fps. Would be great if the developers can do this on the next update. Also the ability to re position the data of the timestamp from any area of the video or picture taken.


Craig Hunter
3.1 MB

Requires iOS 11.4 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.



Age Rating
In-App Purchases
  1. Datum Pack $4.49


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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