The OsmAnd + app offers numerous features for car, bike and foot navigation

OsmAnd + is a navigation and map-based application from OpenStreetMap (OSM) that can be stored in the device for offline use in the car, bicycle and on foot.

Navigation features include:
– Online or offline operation
– Turn-by-turn voice guidance
– Optional lane indication, street name, estimated arrival time
– Support for intermediate points of the itinerary
– Automatic route recalculation
– Search for places by address, by type or by geographical coordinates.

The map view offers the following features:
– Display your location and orientation on the map
– Optional alignment of the map to the compass of the device or to the direction of movement
– Save your favorite places
– Display of POIs (points of interest) in the surroundings
– Display of online tiled maps
– Viewing the satellite map from Bing
– Display of different overlays such as GPX routes / navigation tracks and additional maps with customizable transparencies
– Display of place names in English, local, or with phonetic pronunciation

Walk features include:
– Walking routes for hiking and biking
– Display of special cycling and walking routes
– Option public transport stops including street names
– Optional recording of the trip in GPX files locally, on the device, or through an online service
– optional altitude and speed display
– Visualization of the level lines and shading of the reliefs (through optional plugins)

The app also leverages Wikipedia data, automatically switches between night or day view, displays speed limits with warning when they are exceeded, and provides optional speed-related zoom.

OsmAnd + is available for Android for € 4.49 with optional in-app purchases and asks for permissions to access: location, camera, microphone, Wi-Fi connection information, photos, media and files. Below you will find the demonstration video and the badge to locate the application in the Google Play Store.

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