GPS Tape Measure

GPS Tape Measure


(4 stars)


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100,000 - 500,000 downloads

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GPS Tape Measure estimates the straight line distance from point 1 to point 2. Simple and easy to use. Just click the button at Point 1 and then go to Point 2 to see the distance between.

*** Important! ***
Not for measuring small distances.
Not for indoor use.
Not for measuring a curved path.
GPS is only accurate to within several meters. Even under ideal conditions, an error of 5 meters is common.

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Uses include:
Golf - How long was that drive?
Shooting - how far out to set your targets?

Uses do NOT include:
How long is my car?
How long is my bedroom?
How far did I walk?

This is not an Odometer!
Note that this app measures the straight line distance from point A to point B. If you are looking for an odometer (to measure distance travelled), please see GPS Odometer

For best results:
Go outside, away from any tall buildings to get a good GPS satellite signal.
Open the application at point 1 and wait for a steady and accurate signal. (The first few signals are not accurate)
Press the big button.
Walk towards point 2.
Read results.

Frequently asked questions
Why is the maximum error so large
Because there is some error at point 1 and some error at point 2.

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Recently changed in this version

version 2.24
removed a permission

version 2.23
bug fix from yesterday's update

version 2.22
updated to Android 4
added about 40 languages

Comments and ratings for GPS Tape Measure
  • (58 stars)

    by Kurt Ortwein on 14/06/2014

    Due to GPS limitations not very accurate. If you want to ballpark long distances it's great. But the app said max error 168 feet for me. Not the apps fault though.

  • (58 stars)

    by Steve Black on 29/05/2014

    Good for working on the highways.

  • (58 stars)

    by Rj Meyer on 19/05/2014

    Poor app

  • (58 stars)

    by James Lunnay on 04/05/2014

    Very inaccurate have uninstalled

  • (58 stars)

    by Melissa Kaylor on 25/04/2014

  • (58 stars)

    by Kendall Wiggins on 17/04/2014

    Very very accurate!!

  • (58 stars)

    by caz kivell on 20/01/2014

    Ok trying to put fence up needed measurement walked it got 330 foot knew that was wrong used this gps two times got 260 and 280 decided to measure it with tape got 270 feet note I did round but either way it is great for knowing length so I know how mutch materials to get.

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