Off-line maps MAPS.ME become completely free of charge




Extended version of the application MAPS.ME Pro, providing off-line maps for mobile devices, has changed its name to MAPS.ME and become free. This is stated in a press release Mail.Ru Group, Received MacDigger. In November of this year, we recall, the company acquired the assets and rights of this application.


Application retains all the functionality of the paid version: detailed off-line maps, search, does not require an internet connection, the ability to build a route and mark the spot on the map. During 2015 will open the source code of the application.

Appendix MAPS.ME, using data OpenStreetMap (OSM), was launched in 2011 and quickly gained popularity due to its high speed, detailed database and wide range of applications without access to the Internet. OpenStreetMap creates and fills on the same principle as Wikipedia: users worldwide can independently edit maps areas known to them, causing cities, roads and other points. MAPS.ME database is constantly updated by the growing community: to date, the number of editors has exceeded 1.8 million. Thanks to the MAPS.ME included in the list of “Best Apps of 2014” in Google Play.


Data compression algorithm used MAPS.ME, allowing travelers to download maps and use them offline, saving money on roaming traffic. Appendix provides ample opportunities to work offline, eg, MAPS.ME able to lay road routes and find the specified addresses without an internet connection. Maps load quickly, with little space in your phone or tablet.

In addition to the streets with house numbers, MAPS.ME will find everything that you may need in an unfamiliar place – from ATMs, parking lots and stores to restaurants, museums and attractions. Due to the fact that the mapping MAPS.ME used data collected by the community OpenStreetMap, they can find such a small, but sometimes necessary facilities like benches, drinking fountains and paths.


Maps MAPS.ME contain all the information about the uploaded city or country. Because of this I find the address on the map or route can build in offline mode. The first version was launched MAPS.ME in 2011; during the lifetime of an application, its set up more than 7 million times. The application contains data on more than 345 countries and islands.

MAPS.ME download for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad [ App Store ]

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