PathAway GPS Outdoor Navigator

PathAway GPS Outdoor Navigator

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Free (Ad supported version of PathAway LE). Powerful and versatile Outdoor GPS application for any recreational or professional use. Record tracks, capture points, create and follow routes, navigate with online maps. Maps are downloaded on-the-fly and are cached on the device so they're available when there is no data coverage.

The Free Edition has the full functionality of PathAway LE (Lite Edition). No functional restrictions! Purchase PathAway LE via In-App purchase to run without Ads.

Free and LE Editions do NOT include support for customized PathAway maps (.prc). Upgrade to PathAway Express Edition or higher for PathAway map file support.

PathAway's powerful feature-set makes it useful for backcounty and outdoor adventure or any outdoor GPS activity such as aviation, boating, off-road driving, hiking, cycling, touring, Geocaching, rally racing, motorcycle touring, running and athletic training, ballooning, fishing, hunting, paragliding, mountain climbing, ultra-light flying, canoeing, snowmobiling, scuba diving, outdoor education, mapping/GIS, mining, military training, surveying, site inspection, telematics, field data collection, search and rescue, or any application where location is important.

- Tried and tested software base developed with user feedback over the last 10 years on many different mobile device platforms;

- Use online maps from Google maps, OpenStreetMap, OpenCycleMap (Topo), USGS Topos and aerials, FAA USA Aviation charts, ArcGIS World and USA Topographic, Natural Resources Canada topographic maps;
- Maps are downloaded on-the-fly as you travel;
- Maps are cached for off-line use when connectivity is not available;

- perform extensive GPS track logging limited only by system memory;
- track in the background while using other applications or with the device locked.
- Pause and continue track timer for precision timing;
- One touch "BackTrack" feature to find your way home after recording your way out;
- Manage and Edit Track logs and track points;

- Capture points, describe by name, icon, description, photo from gallery or camera;
- Over 100 icons to choose from;
- Manage and Edit Points;
- Organize your points by creating multiple Points Databases;

- Navigate using point-to-point or multi-point routes;
- Create navigational routes simply be tapping on the map to add or insert route points;
- Proximity to point and off-track Alarms;
- Auto Rotate maps to direction of travel;
- Uses build-in magnetic compass for slow speed directional location. Great for Geocaching when you’re trying to pin-point a cache;
- View navigational information on a customizable dashboard;
- Map View or Compass and Info Views;
- Multiple coordinate grid and datum display including lat/long, UTM, OSGB, MGRS, MGA, GGRS87, Warschauer, Localized Grids for many countries.
- Import/Export GPX, KML, KMZ, and PathAway delimited files.

Available as In-App Purchase:

*** PathAway LE Edition:
Remove the Ads for full-screen operation.

*** PathAway Express Edition:
Import or create your own maps using our free Map Manager, or third-party Desktop Mapping Software such as QuoVadis/Touratech-QV, or Fugawi. Get maps from web sites, CD-ROM, scanned, or digitally photographed. Import Worldfile, JPR, GeoTiff, or any bitmap image. Display BSB/KAP maps without conversion.

*** PathAway Professional Edition:
Among the many powerful new features, PathAway PRO has 2-way wireless remote location tracking. See where others are right from your handheld, share your location with others, or send to a central tracking service. Also, you can view your route or track on an elevation profile map. Pro includes many UI Customizations, such as multi folder support, route and track lines styles, position marker styles, show multiple tracks, routes on the map at the same time. Read more about the new features of PathAway PRO at

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Recently changed in this version

Release Version - Jan 13, 2014
- Improved: Points Dialog Add Point
- Added: Tracks/Routes "Repair" option to fix database if corrupted.
- Added: Exit Confirmation on "Back" key. Optional, turn on in Settings->General
- Added: New Map Scale Dash Item
- Fixed: Toolbar size for 200-240 dpi screens

*NOTE: This update uses permissions for SMS messaging. SMS is only used if you upgrade to Pro and turn on SMS Remote Tracking.

Comments and ratings for PathAway GPS Outdoor Navigator
  • (59 stars)

    by Joel Betterly on 22/02/2014

    I enter notes and then you can't find them after you save them. Beeps at you for apparently no reason at all. The design is cluttered, developer needs to simplify the app.

  • (59 stars)

    by manan khan on 25/01/2014


  • (59 stars)

    by Piseth neet on 24/10/2013

    Need D

  • (59 stars)

    by Swapan Roy on 06/07/2013


  • (59 stars)

    by nise lani on 24/06/2013

    It's a competent app. I like its advance interface and "follow reverse" feature. Thanks.

  • (59 stars)

    by Vore667 on 21/05/2013

    Simple and powerful tool.

  • (59 stars)

    by Alper Ian on 03/03/2013

    After press "try it" it closes