Smartphone Apps for Apple iPhone and iPad
1. Tracks4Africa Guide App. Copy this link to your browser and see: https://t4a-guide-app.tracks4africa.co.za
2. Tracks4Africa Overland Navigator App. Copy this link to your browser and see: https://tracks4africa.co.za/maps/about/smartphone/apple
THE GUIDE APP:
The Tracks4Africa Guide apps will allow you to have access to good quality maps and detailed information about the places you want to visit without the need of an internet connection.
The apps combine great cartography with rich content in an offline package that can travel with you into the bush. The app makes use of your devices’ GPS location to show where you are on the map. This not only allows you to easily orientate yourself, but also to search for places around you. NOTE that this is not a GPS Navigational app!
Copy this link to your browser to purchase Tracks4Africa Guide App on the iTunes store:
THE OVERLAND NAVIGATOR APP:
Tracks4Africa Overland Navigator is the iOS version of the Tracks4Africa GPS maps which has been used by travellers for over 10 years to safely navigate them across Africa. This version includes the coverage for the entire Africa. The app provides offline navigation once installed.
What's New in Version 2.0.0
- iGO Nexgen engine - new user interface design from iGO, faster map rendering
- Zoom levels of map changed to show more detail
- More information such as national parks made more visible
- Colour scheme of roads changed to be provide better clarity on map
- Road labels added in to display information about roads ,e.g. 4WD, gravel
- Map coverage extended to include all African countries featured on Tracks4Africa. Please note this is not a wall to wall coverage map of Africa and data shown is verified with GPS recordings from real overland travellers.
iPod Touch and iPad with WiFi only:
Note that iPod Touch and iPad with WiFi only, does not have an integrated GPS chip. If you want to use these devices as a navigation device then you need to pair it with an external GPS device. WiFi is not a reliable location service and will yield any navigation app useless in remote areas.
Copy this link to your browser to purchase Tracks4Africa Overland Navigator App on the iTunes store: https://itunes.apple.com/za/app/tracks4africa-overland-navigator/id594481543?mt=8