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3.1. Types of Maps

ViewRanger supports three types of map

Online maps

Those from ViewRanger Landscape Map and the OpenCycleMap. These maps are downloaded automatically as and when you open them In App or can be pre-cached by opening them, press map optins button in the top right corner of the map, Save for Offline Use. They are now cached on the phone, so you can use them in an area with no mobile signal. 

Premium maps

More detailed maps, typically from national mapping agencies such as IGN, or BKG. These maps contain more detail but are charged for. These maps are stored on the phone so can be used when away from the mobile network.

Premium online maps and Subscriptions

Highly detailed online topo maps for Great Britain, USA, Canada and France, that can be easily stored for offline usage on your mobile devices.



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