Are you a traveller that use a iPhone or iPad when travelling and like GPS apps? Then you should check out a new app called “DIY Map GPS” from Builtsoft that was released just a few days ago.
This new app features a full-featured GPS System which allows you to import/export GPX files as well as share your track on Facebook, Twitter or through SMS. But this app also has a Do-It-Yourself Map feature where you can create your own maps offline through a scanned map image in PNG or JPEG format.
Naturally the app also supports free download of world maps and POI. For example 3,788 City Maps worldwide. The app also allows you to view MBTiles map created by Mobile Create Atlas. (http://mobac.sourceforge.net)
Other apps that currently are available on the market supports normally about 1 or up to 3 offline map sources. The DIY Map GPS app supports more than a wooping 15(!) offline map sources making it the current leader in GPS apps available for the iPhone or iPod. This is a great app and is perfect for a traveller on the go who wants to make their own maps as well as use several sources.
More screenshots of the app can be found on this link – DIY Map GPS screenshots
The “DIY Map GPS” app supports currently the following map sources:
* OpenStreetMap Mapnik
* OpenStreetMap Osmarenderer
* OpenStreetMap Public Transport
* OpenStreetMap Hiking
* 4umaps.eu (Europe)
* Turaterkep (Hungary)
* Freemap Slovakia
* Freemap Slovakia (Car/Cycling/Hiking)
* Moldova (point.md)
* OSMapa-Topo (Poland)
* New Zealand Topographic Maps
* Chartbundle Aviation Charts (US)
This new app requires iOS 5.1 or later and is optimized for iPhone 5 but it is also compatible with the following Apple products
*iPod touch (3rd generation)
*iPod touch (4th generation)
*iPod touch (5th generation)
Currently the app supports English, Korean and Japanese language and is available from iTunes for the low price of 4.99 USD.
For more information regarding the app please visit this link from Builtsoft – DIY Map GPS information
To purchase the app please visit the iTunes store on this link – DIY Map GPS