During the holidays, you can stay fit by hiking one of the mountains in your country or locality. Geologists and students who study geography needs to know the various mountain peaks to pass their examinations. To meet these two needs, Fabio Soldati has developed an iOS application, PeakFinder Earth, that is tailored to provide users with names of various mountain peaks. It is compatible with iPhone and iPad devices. The default languages are English, Italian, Japanese, French, German, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, and Traditional Chinese.
PeakFinder Earth is an unique mobile application that is tailored to provide users with verified names of various mountain peaks. Up to date, its database has names of over 250,000 peaks. One of the benefits of using the app is that it does not only cover the major mountains such as Everest but also some of the little or less known hills in the world.
It has been recognized by a number of geographic based online platforms such as smokinapps.com, nationalgeographic.com, macnewsworld.com, thhemetaq.com, and the list continues.
Your device does not have to be connected to a reliable Internet connection to derive maximum utility from the app as it is designed to work perfectly offline. The developers have also added special features that enable it to render the surrounding landscapes in a range of 300km/200miles in seconds.
One of the best features that PeakFinder Earth offers is the accelerometer and compass sensors. The main essence of adding these features is to ensure that it generates accurate results each time. The developers have also put in place working protocols that enables them to add weekly updates of peak directory. Hence, rest assured that this app will help you to know the specific peak names of various mountains in your locality.
The app is also programmed to use GPS technology to know your specific location. Hence, it is important to ensure that your device’s GPS is on to get the best results. It is also important to review the “show me” function. It is tailored to help you view all visible peaks that for one reason or another cannot locate.
If you like, you can use its built-in digital binoculars to get a clear view of some of the hidden or less prominent peaks. While connected to the Internet, you can use to maps to select various mountain peaks and points. In addition, there is a dialog that you can use to enter coordinates manually for future reference.
Cherry is a hard-working writer and an aspiring web designer who can't go a day without using her favorite apps. She's always on the lookout for new apps and enjoys discovering ones that others have overlooked.