Avenza Maps

Get the App. Get the Map.® - Avenza Maps is a powerful, award-winning offline map viewer with a connected in-app Map Store to find, purchase and download professionally created maps for a wide variety of uses including hiking, outdoor recreation, and traveling. Free for recreational use, just pay for maps (or download free ones). In-app subscription available for professional users.

Our mobile maps don't need the internet to work. Carry maps around like books or music! Maps stored on your device and are always available even when not connected to WiFi or cellular coverage so that you can avoid data roaming charges when outside of your local network.

Going hiking? Find an official park or topographic map and navigate with only GPS (cellular data can be disabled), record your tracks, estimate travel times, and add placemarks and photos to share with others.

Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.

• Locate and show GPS position and compass direction
• Record GPS tracks during your activities
• Drop placemarks wherever you are and add notes or photos
• Measure distances and areas
• Overlay search engine results on any map for offline use
• Handy map searching tools to find the map you need
• Load an unlimited number of maps from the Map Store
• Load up to 3 of your own geospatial PDF, GeoPDF®, GeoTIFF and JPG maps at a time
• Available in-app subscriptions to unlock the ability to import an unlimited number of your own maps

• Hundreds of thousands of free specialty maps available through the Avenza Map Store
• You can have an unlimited number of Map Store maps on your device
• Camping and hiking use including National Park Service maps and other regions of the world
• Topographic use including USGS and Canadian Topographic maps and other regions of the world
• Nautical and marine use including NOAA and FAA charts for North America and other regions of the world
• Maps for tourists, transit, travel, special events, historic and much more

• Import an unlimited number of your own maps including geospatial PDF, GeoPDF®, and GeoTIFF
• Recreational use only
• Ideal for enthusiasts who import maps for traveling, hunting, fishing, hiking, navigation and more

• Import an unlimited number of your own maps including geospatial PDF, GeoPDF®, and GeoTIFF
• Empower your organization with the full features of Avenza Maps Pro
• Required for commercial, academic, government, and professional use
• Import and export Esri® shapefiles (points and lines only, areas coming soon)
• Manage multiple users with subscription management system
• Receive priority technical support

The Avenza Maps platform is an all-encompassing solution for the use, distribution, and sale of digital versions of paper maps to mobile devices. We look to partner with map publishers who bring excellent design, diversity and value-added content to our platform. Contact us for more information.

• iOS 9 or greater
• iPhone 4S or better, 4th Gen. iPod Touch or better, iPad 2 or better

If you subscribe via iTunes, payments will be charged to iTunes account at confirmation of purchase. Subscription’s length is 12 months and it will automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. The account will be charged within 24 hours prior to the end of the current period at the rate of your selected plan. You may turn off auto-renewal by going to your iTunes Account Settings on the device. If you haven't subscribed through iTunes, you can manage your subscription through Avenza.

Privacy Policy: https://www.avenzamaps.com/legal/privacy-policy.html
Terms Of Use: https://www.avenzamaps.com/legal/terms.html

Avenza Maps App Description & Overview

The applications Avenza Maps was published in the category Navigation on 2010-09-19 and was developed by Avenza Systems Inc.. The file size is 51.32 MB. The current version is 3.2 and works well on 9.0 and high ios versions.

This release includes a critical update to Avenza Maps App integration with Dropbox. We have updated integration with the Dropbox API from version 1 to version 2 because of Dropbox plans to turn off version 1 by June 28th, 2017. It means that earlier versions of Avenza Maps App might not be able to connect to Dropbox after this date. To ensure uninterrupted service, please upgrade to v3.2 at your earliest convenience. You can learn more about this change at https://blogs.dropbox.com/developers/2016/06/api-v1-deprecated

Among others, the following notable bugs are fixed now:
· All purchased maps are now correctly displayed under user’s Map Store account

· BMP photos attached to placemarks are now included in exported data and maps

· Added support for iOS native "Send-To" and "Open With" option when exporting data/logs

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Avenza Maps Reviews

bedlam and drudgery

Great app!  bedlam and drudgery  5 star

I've been using this app for several years. I share a single account across all my mobile devices. Instead of needing to buy paper maps of things like National Geographic trail maps, I can buy them for the same price in this app, and have them gps enabled, traceable, and portable. My local open spaces org recently uploaded all their trail maps to the Avenza store -- and they are free to download! Also a big fan of the Redwood Hikes company trail maps. Great for pretty much everywhere in California that has redwoods and hiking trails...and cheaper to purchase here than buying the printed copies. I've tried pretty much every mapping and tracking program. If you want free maps like open source stuff, there are fine sources like Motion X. But if you want commercially available maps, I can't think of a better app in the App Store.


Complete waste of time  Yunko8878  1 star

Don't even bother.


Garbage  Pdxnewsir  1 star

This is not user friendly and the cost per map is a little out of control. You only get portions of a management unit so it is in fact useless. Heaven forbid you need to see what's next to the very small map you purchased. Just not good. Avoid it and buy a real map


Scam  blehmsect  1 star

This app takes free pdfs and charges you to use them. You are much better off using something like Google Maps or Maps.me. In this apps you can download areas in great detail and your gps will still work the same way it works in the avenza app. The biggest difference is that the other apps are free! And I'm not sure about Google Maps but with maps.me you can actually get turn by turn directions while you are offline. You can even create a new rout and get directions offline! Save yourself the money and disappointment. Skip this app and look elsewhere.


Too expensive now  fgbur  1 star

I have switched to Topo Nomad. It does the same thing, but only has a one time charge of 7.99. It is easy to use once get past the learning curve.


Charging subscription add maps?  Augeleven  1 star

This was my go to app for maps. I bought a bunch of the njnytc hiking maps, and didn't bat an eye that I couldn't export them. But I won't be spending anymore money in this app, now that they went to a subscription service. I would pay a onetime fee to upgrade or a small charge for each map uploaded, but definitely not a monthly subscription to upload a couple of maps a year.


What a joke  john0911x  1 star

The subscription fee is a joke.

KY prodigal

Preview maps not legible  KY prodigal  2 star

Unlike other reviewers, I don't mind paying for maps. However the "so called" preview map is blurred to the point I have no idea if it is the correct map that I want to buy. If you want me to pay for a map then you're going to have to let me view it first.


Who asks for money upfront for a free app?  SeniorHiker  1 star

Must have had my stupid face on when I thought this would be a good app to download (came on the advice of a friend who has used it for awhile). Maybe this is a new enhancement- ask for credit card info before downloading a free app. Pretty sure I won't need it.


BEWARE!  JP614678  1 star

I used to love this app. Now I can't even import my own maps anymore unless I relent to their subscription model. Seriously, this came as a surprise to me after the update. Does Avenza really need to generate MORE revenue off of this once slick app? We already pay for some store maps why not allow us to import our own for no fee? How do I get the "other" version back on my ipad?


Avenza Systems Inc. Avenza 3 star

If you enjoy the outdoors, here's an exciting new source for maps


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Klas Karlsson klaskarlsson 3 star

@mapperz today, generating download codes for Avenza Maps GeoPdfs


Deleting because of subscription requirement  paksalot84  1 star

I'm a student and backpacking enthusiast and i used this app to view the free forest service topo maps but I'm deleting the app now because I can't import any new maps from anywhere but their store which wants $0.99 for the latest maps which I can get for free elsewhere. They say it's free to use for private use but I wasn't a commercial user and now the required subscription is out of my budget and thus this app is now useless to me.


From A+ to D-  Greggzman  1 star

I must have told hundreds of people about one of my favorite apps. Best thing since sliced bread until it became a subscription site.


Change to annual subscription cruel  JMT999  1 star

I agree with nutsack. Several yrs ago i bought this app under a different name n have been importing maps for school n travel work. Then Avenza bought it or changed the name. Now its 30$ a year for something i had already paid for to import maps. Im looking for a replacement. These people stink especially since their store has such a limited selection of US forest maps n what they have r way too expensive. Greed ends all good things.


Switcheroo  67676776  1 star

A recent update castrated the functionality of this app. Don't update! Find an alternative. I am a strong advocate for paying for apps, for supporting good work, and that time is the most valuable thing (both the developer's time and my own time). But for Avenza to go from $0 to $30/year is unrealistic. It feels like a stick up and is poor form. Now I'm out in the field unable to work because I can't import a recent map. Don't invest your time nor money with this group.


Ripoff  KoowanPStark  1 star

Pay a subscription fee to use my own maps? No thanks. Deleted.

Powder Ski

Greed  Powder Ski  1 star

Was good no longer

Der Nutsack

Just lost a huge user base  Der Nutsack  2 star

As far as functionality, it's great. It's like having a full sized forest map in your pocket. Unfortunately they got greedy. I work for the US Forest Service as a Wildland Firefighter and get deployed to remote locations around the country and even into Canada. The federal agencies used this program to allow us to take all our maps with us to provide support in the field. We all had it on our phones and used it often to help with navigation and tactical planning. The change to $30/yr at cheapest or $130/yr for unlimited maps will undo that. I understand the developers want to make money for their time and effort, but from no cost to at least $30/yr??? Be reasonable, the government doesn't pay us that well!


Helpful!  Jccraigster  5 star

Use this for hiking trails in my area--super helpful!


Great tool to have  Tamergamer  5 star

Use it all the time


Great app before - NOT NOW  NSteele  1 star

Buyer beware. This was an awesome app for a long time. It worked great for viewing geo PDF map files, and you could import your own (for free) or buy them on the Avenza store. I did both. Then, with the latest update, they suddenly decided to start charging a $29.95/year recurring fee for the "privilege" of continuing to be able to import YOUR OWN pdfs. That is INSANE! I have a Gaia Pro annual subscription for the same price- and it's an awesome, full blown mapping software app, not just a cheesy geospatial PDF viewer. Magazine subscriptions are cheaper than this. So is almost every app in the App Store. How they think customers will be crazy enough to pay this is beyond me. I'd gladly pay a reasonable, one-time fee for this otherwise useful app, say $4.99. But to charge recreational users $30/ year every year for something that at the end of the day has pretty limited functionality and I only use every now and then, is a total rip off. I've moved all my maps, and am deleting your app. Consider me an ex-customer.

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