Map Compass for Android

Map Compass can help you find directions, route a trip, check traffic jam, view nearby places, and track your car movement. In Map Compass app, accurate compass is overlayed on Google Map. So it is easy to find directions while you are using the map.

🌸 The Map Compass app shows precise compass directions with heading degree. Magnetic sensor is important for a compass to work. If this compass app does not work, please check the specifications of your device. The compass can work without magnetic sensor but only while you are traveling.

🌸 With Map Compass app, you are easy to route your trips. You search a destination place. Then the app draws a route from your current location to the destination location. Also, you can click on the map to choose a destination to route. The duration and distance are available.

🌸 You can turn on live traffic. So that you can choose the best road to go. While you are driving your car, the location of your car will update to reflect the car movement.

🌸 You can use the Map Compass app to get current speed of your driving, biking, or boating. You can switch between MPH and KPH speed unit.

🌸 You can view nearby places such as restaurants, ATMs, police stations, hospitals, gas stations, and cafe shops. By touching on mark of a nearby place, a route will be drawn from your current location to that nearby place.

🌸 We would like to hear your feedback. Please write your comments on positives and drawbacks of the Map Compass app.


- Precise compass with true north (the app automatically takes care of declination between magnetic north and true north)
- Metal detection and magnetic strength
- Sound alert when the compass need to be calibrated
- Sensors accuracy
- Show and share current location
- Keep screen on
- Small download size
- How to calibrate compass
- Speedometer for car driving, biking or boating
- Route finder with Google map
- Many map types to choose (Normal, Terrain, Satellite, and Hybrid )
- Powerful places search powered by Google
- View nearby places
- Live traffic jam
- Cache previously viewed nearby places and routes for later offline views

** Note
- You need internet to load map, search places, route trips, check live traffic, and get your address.
- The Map Compass app uses new permissions model for high security. For a certain feature to work, you have to grant access right at run time and can revoke the right whenever you want from your device' setting.
- The app requests location, and network permissions. The location and network permissions are required to get current location (using gps or network) of your devices and display it on Google map.

Map compass

You can download the Map Compass app from Play Store.

Posted by: Dara | post date: 07-22-2014 | Subject: Android Apps Development

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