ViewRanger Update: 1.0.211 published

posted by cw on Wednesday, October 26, 2005

We've just released v1.0.211 of ViewRanger, and have updated the trial versions and complete versions available through the website.

Changes include:
  • Text for beaches is brown, and added icons for sand and mud/rock.
  • Dotted lines are always black for improved visibility.
  • New setting in Settings / UI - default is to only connect to GPS when it is
    needed, but user can choose to connect at ViewRanger startup.
  • Panoramic display takes account of the Earth's curvature.
  • Problem with predictive text / map tile name fixed.
  • Various changes to GPS handling which should fix the occasional issue that occured when the phone screen was locked.
  • Supports new install locations of MapPaks, though also loads them from old
    location. This allows MapPaks to be can uninstalled individually from the handset.

Existing users of ViewRanger can download the trial version to update their licensed version automatically.

New MapPaks Available

posted by cw on Friday, October 21, 2005

MapPaks for the following regions are now available:
  • UK South Downs
  • Exmoor, Dartmoor and the Devon/Cornwall peninsula
  • Snowdonia and North Wales

MapPak Coverage Update

posted by cw on Tuesday, October 18, 2005

We are working hard to get the additional National Park MapPaks completed as soon as possible. The Exmoor/Dartmoor mappak and the South Downs mappak are ready and should be published within a few days.

Snowdonia and the North Wales region is in the final stages of checking, and mappaks for the Brecon Beacons and Pembrokeshire Coast areas are currently being processed. We'll get these published just as soon as they are ready.

Keep an eye on the ViewRanger website!

What Mobile magazine

posted by cw on Thursday, October 06, 2005

The folks at What Mobile magazine have published a "mini-review" of ViewRanger (actually the pre-release Beta version) in their November issue. They award ViewRanger Four Stars in their "Smart Class" review.

ViewRanger Released!

posted by cw on Monday, October 03, 2005

We've formally released ViewRanger this morning!

We've also released the MapPaks for the following regions:
  • Lake District
  • Peak District
  • North York Moors
  • Yorkshire Dales

We'll release further regions very soon.