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GPS:compass app review: expert navigation

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Introduction

GPS:compass is a navigational app for iPhone and iPad app that is definitely not for the beginner explorer, but if you have a little more experienced in the field then you will definitely want to check out this advanced GPS system.

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I’ve recently been getting into the idea of bushcraft and camping in general, so I’ve been fascinated by navigation tools like this and would definitely recommend checking it out if you want a cool app to help you find your way without having the information spoon-fed to you.

GPS:compass

$4.99

Advanced GPS Navigation

Making a fantastic addition to the Navigation category of the App Store is this app that has been designed to serve as an advanced GPS system for expert navigation, with loads of great features to help you find your way.

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With this app you can record your walking paths when hiking and see your total distance covered, and if you ever start to feel a little lost you’ll be glad to know that you can use your device’s integrated GPS to obtain your GPS coordinates at any time.

Hi-tech navigation
Hi-tech navigation

Provides Distance, Altitude, and More

GPS:compass also provides your current altitude, and all of the data provided can be viewed in either metric or imperial formats, plus this app provides full support for both landscape and portrait orientations.

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I also really like the way you can export your walking paths as a spreadsheet, image, or even as text as this will provide you with a way of planning out routes for future excursions, perhaps by also printing them out from your computer.

Not for the inexperienced
Not for the inexperienced

GPS:compass

$4.99

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Use an advanced GPS system for expert navigation
  • Record your walking paths when hiking and see your total distance
  • Use your device’s integrated GPS to obtain your GPS coordinates at any time
  • Provides a quick point of reference for your current altitude
  • Provides full support for both landscape and portrait orientations
  • Data can be viewed in either metric or imperial systems
  • Export your walking paths as a spreadsheet, image, or even as text
  • Provides visual and audio feedback based on your location accuracy and location updates
  • Multitasking enables you to continue tracking your routes even with the app minimized or your device locked

Cons

  • There is nothing negative to say about this app

Landscape support
Landscape support

Final Words

GPS:compass is a well-developed navigational tool for iPhone and iPad that you will definitely want to check out if you understand the basics of navigation and map reading and want to try your hand at something a little more advanced.

 

GPS:compass

$4.99
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MarkBangs

Mark is an opinionated writer who loves to review apps. In 2012, he started reviewing Apple apps on a regular basis and wonders how he survived up to that point without these apps.