Loadstone GPS 4+

Navigation for the blind

Shawn Kirkpatrick

    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings
    • $7.99



Loadstone-GPS gets the long-awaited turn-by-turn navigation feature.

Loadstone GPS is a powerful, easy-to-use app that enables blind pedestrians to "go blindly where everyone sighted has gone before."
It is designed by the blind, for the blind, specifically for those who use Voiceover.
* Get turn-by-turn directions from any point or your current location to a desired destination.
* Access and download from a world-wide database of points from OpenStreetMap, public mapping sources, transit systems, and points shared by other Loadstone users.
* Create, store, and share your own navigation waypoints with others or the Loadstone comunity.
* Filter point searches and output by categories and tags.
* Explore your surroundings with features like 'Show Neighbourhood', 'Explore', and 'Find Point'.
* Receive approach and arrival alerts for points of interest.
* Customize alerts, units of measure, address format and other settings.
* Display astronomic information like sunrise and set, moonrise and set, etc.
* Track distance travelled with a built-in trip meter.
* Import text databases and checkpoints from previous Loadstone versions.
* No data plan required to use most major functions.
* Complete documentation included.
* Available in multiple languages.
For the latest news, tutorials and more information please visit the Loadstone website at: https://www.loadstone-gps.com.

What’s New

Version 1.6

* A bug that could cause Loadstone to crash when speaking announcements has been fixed.
* A bug that could cause a crash when moving route points up or down has been fixed.
* Problems with some buttons on the main navigation screen not being translated have been fixed.
* Buttons on the navigation screen have been fixed to look consistent.
* Problems with some options and titles not having the correct label have been fixed.
* A clear text button has been added to some text fields where it was missing.
* It is now possible to map the shake gesture to a function in external controls.

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
2 Ratings

2 Ratings

audioracer ,

Interesting GPS app.

I have some other GPS type apps on my phone. But this is another one to add to my arsenal. This one is pretty fun to mess with and I love the beeping sounds and how you can change those two.

accurate feedback ,

Great job

Great job when you came out with us last year and better job with the updates keep up the good work

App Privacy

The developer, Shawn Kirkpatrick, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Collected

The developer does not collect any data from this app.

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members can use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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