Aqua Map USA HD Pro - GPS Offline Nautical Charts App Description & Overview
An app to satisfy all your Fishing and Boating's needs, developed with the help of professional fishermen.
You will be able to download the best nautical charts and enjoy your new fishing season. Press the RECORD button, put the phone in your pocket and record your fishing trolling track....and much more.
• Amazingly clear nautical charts, thanks to the Retina technology usage.
• User friendly user interface.
• Optimized battery usage with battery consumption monitoring; up to 14 hours continuous track.
• You can download maps (for FREE, no additional purchase is required) on the device, to be used later without any internet connection.
• Full coverage US NOAA Nautical charts (including Great Lakes, Alaska and Hawaii).
• Store your tracks.
• No problem to receive/make phone calls and messages while recording the tracks.
• Share tracks, markers and pictures in various formats (KMZ and GPX).
• Store an unlimited number of tracks and markers.
• Customize your Marker's icon and Track's color.
• Switch between Map display modes (Offline, Satellite, Roads).
• Measure distances on the map.
• Load any track and marker from internet communities (KMZ, KML, GPX also if zipped)
• Query map objects with your finger tip
• Search map objects around you, around a point, search places by name worldwide
• Plan and navigate your ROUTE
• ActiveCaptain community integration
Aqua Map lets you download - for FREE!! - the best US Nautical charts (from NOAA) and US Major Rivers (from USACE) with depth contours, buoys, lights, etc. and all it is necessary to enjoy your best fishing experience. No additional purchase is required. With an amazingly clear display at all zoom levels, you can download the maps at home within your device and then use them on the boat without any Internet connection need. Check our Nautical charts at: http://www.globalaquamaps.com/AquaMarine.html#USA
Why do not sharing your favorite's markers on Facebook or sending an email with your last daily track, with all the pictures you captured (Note 2) to show them on Earth or Maps ? With Aqua Map it is just a click.
► LOADING OTHER's TRACKS AND MARKERS
Aqua Map can load any KML, KMZ, GPX (also zipped) you can find over the internet or received from your friends. You can load tracks and markers generated from any application (e.g. Google EarthTM, Maps, or other iPhone/iPad apps), obviously including Aqua Map, or any device (e.g. Garmin Etrex, Nuvi, Magellan, etc.).
► SEARCH OBJECTS AND LOCATIONS
By name, worldwide and around you
► ROUTES and WAYPOINTS
Plan your trip, insert and edit waypoints. Navigate your route and monitor distance, time and direction toward your next waypoint.
► ENJOY ActiveCaptain Community
Join the community of more than 100.000 boaters who write reviews, update data and provide up to date hazard information on ActiveCaptain
View and contribute to the best marinas location database in the world
Read and contribute reviews and rating about marinas, shared local boating knowledge, anchorage and hazards
► OPTIMIZED BATTERY USAGE
Unlike many other apps, Aqua Map is designed to use at the best the battery power to ensure being usable for at least one full day (Note 1). Its Battery Consumption Monitoring will stop the track recording when the battery is too low, in order to ensure the phone is still usable at the end of your outdoor's day.
► iOS BACKGROUND MODE
Aqua Map works also when in background, you can receive/make calls and messages while the track recording is running.
Like any GPS, the signal quality can vary very much depending by the amount of visible sky, foliage, weather condition, etc. GPS is not reliable indoor.
The continuous GPS usage, also in background, can drastically reduce the battery life.
For more information please visit our website at:
www.globalaquamaps.com or send us an email at: [email protected]
• Added the option to enable/disable the land data overlay
• With 2017 tile update, added detailed land data.
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Use with IPad
I bought this app for my iPad thinking I could use it as a substitute for a chart plotter. The maps are brilliant, lots of reference and way pointing set up is a snap. However it doesn't track when I use my non phone iPad and portable hot spot. (Wi-fi only) Evidently you need the built in phone for tracking?It's does work on my 6 plus but that's a challenge for old eyes. If anyone knows related information please post as this product would be great to use.
The map detail is just so so but it is accurate which is a plus. I was looking for the navionics app but it was unavailable at the time I bought the app I know have both apps and don't really use this one but it is a great back up.
A waste of time!
By Ga jetski gal
I spent 2 days trying to work this app. Oh sure, it's great if you are using an iPad and that's it. I was trying to share the kmz file it produces and not only goes my garmin sw not open it, neither will google earth or anything else. I even googled, "what opens a kmz file?" And tried 3 different sw's and none opened it. So, if want to share the files it produces, forget it!
I use this and Navionics. This one has Active Captain capability.
So far, so good
Just added this app. Will be using during an upcoming trip and compare. Having Active Captain is a great plus.
Issue with new version
Original version was great. It does not open since Aug 26 update.
Does not work
Poor app. Now will not open with OS 7.1.2
No instructions or help only a brief demo.
Not worth the price
Average map app. Not very useful. But only available offline marine map that can track & record marine route. But defiinetly worth shelling out unless you are an avid boat rider/marine traveller. But app is neat with simple interface. Has nautical charts for fishing and sailing.Good design and interface.
Seems like a nice idea but it's very annoying having to download map tiles one by one, and the map data is not fully fleshed out.
An excellent nautical GPS map that can be used for any number of outdoor activities, including fishing and sailing. One word to the wise, use a waterproof iPad case!
Really nice, comprehensive app for fishing. Very useful!
Such an useful
This app is awesome. The information is so detail. Fisher or anyone who works on the marine can be helped with this app. Super useful