If you are new to a place, then you need a perfect map with navigation facility, so that you can reach your destination easily. There are some apps which show you the map of your preferred geographical location and can guide you perfectly to your destination. They generally use satellite feeds and internet. Let’s take a look at such apps.
Using satellite feeds, Google has photographed and created maps of almost all geographical locations of the world, and they are constantly updating their Google Maps app and including new roads, bypasses, streets, water bodies and many more details. Its navigation mode shows every stop and live traffic which help you to drive easily on the roads. You can also save a map to use it in offline mode.
By default, Apple Maps are available only in iOS devices. It has almost all navigation features, but at the same time, it recommends you the destinations which you should travel based on the history of your previous trips. It shows all stops of public transports. You can find your local schools, educational institutions, hotels and restaurants using this app. You can also book appointments for few services using this app.
Citymapper is not a fully-featured navigation app. But, if you want to travel to various destinations of a reputed or famous city, then this app will be your ideal choice. It will give you full details about public transports, ticketing information, directions and traffic information among others. If you regularly use this app, then along with traffic details, it will show you alternative shortcut routes, so that you can reach your destinations quickly.
Just like Apple Maps and Google Maps, MapQuest uses satellite feeds to provide high-quality navigation features. It shows live traffic with video feed so that you can understand the actual condition of the roads. It shows various routes also. You can use this app to find local institutions, restaurants, hotels, bars and events.
Komoot is a navigation app for adventurers or nature travelers. This app is not suitable for road drivers. It helps you with navigation if you are engaged in cycling, hiking, backpacking or mountain biking. Komoot provides sport-oriented topographic networking which helps you choose the type of navigation it will show. You can save the navigation and map to use in offline mode.
Waze is not only a navigation app. It is used by a lot of drivers to input their driving details in its maps so that people can understand how it will be possible to reach their destinations quickly. You can also use this app to check how your friend is trying to reach at his/her destination.
CoPilot GPS is one of the best offline apps. You just need to download the maps once. However, it will take much time because this app will download each and every detail of a map. After that, when you will travel without any internet connectivity, this app will give you voice directions about routes, speed limits and shortcuts. This is not a free app; you need to buy any of its plans to use it.
inRoute Route Planner
inRoute is popular to pin the stops within a route. This app creates stops depending on your destinations. Its free version can pin upto five stops within a single route. The app’s various premium plans can pin from 25 to 100 stops. Moreover, using this app you can find gas stations, hotels and restaurants.
MAPFACTOR GPS NAVIGATION
Mapfactor can save maps with previous navigations. And its service covers more than 200 countries worldwide. It gives voice commands in different languages about routes, speed limits and camera warnings. 2D and 3D environments display realistic maps. Many other features are there to modify the views of the maps.
Sygic GPS Navigation
Sygic is one of the best GPS navigation apps in the world. You can save maps and previous navigations and these maps are saved with the 3D displays. In offline mode, it will direct about routes, stops, gas stations, speed limit and camera warnings. You can purchase lifetime premium plan.