Automatic Map Install release
At RouteBuddy we are continuing our mission to build the best desktop mapping application there is, vsn 3.3 brings you simple drag and drop map install as well as a host of other improvements.
RouteBuddy have packed a wealth of new features and fixes into version 3.3 and, with users now able to install maps with a simple command (or even drag-and-drop!) RouteBuddy have solved all the problems of single, or multiple, map installs with just one simple click.
In removing the bother of tedious map installs, and by creating and incorporating their own in-app file decompression and extraction engines, RouteBuddy have uniquely rewritten the manual for any digital map software user.
Move Maps easily to iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. With RouteBuddy's new "Reveal Maps" feature. One click from the menu opens RouteBuddy's dedicated maps folder, allowing easy access to all installed maps for quick and easy transfer to any iOS device. RouteBuddy have removed all the guess-work that faced users of any map application, and on any platform.
Move Topo Maps to your iPhone?
Now just drag-and-drop with RouteBuddy.
Height Data (UK)
Following feedback from UltraWalkers on the varied height data reported in all competing applications, RouteBuddy have made major changes to their software. Working to outperform rivals, RouteBuddy now offers outstanding OSGB spot height reports and elevation data graphs.
Improved right across the software - feature elements include… Import speed, Data Analysis and Screen Rendering, all show high performance increases and particular attention has been paid to the following:
Multiple Route import.
Ignore bad geocoding data from imports.
Geodata import of Waypoints, Routes and Tracks.
Layer and Route notification performance improved.
Geodata rendering over the map, or aerial image, layer.
Tracks are now batch edited to increase speed when adding elevation.
Identical EULAs are now suppressed when auto-installing multiple maps.
Imported Routes are now incorporated as Direct Routes by default and import/render performance increased.
Enhanced Google Earth linkage
When RouteBuddy initiates Google Earth startup a notification now appears if the application is not installed. Additionally RouteBuddy now looks for both newer and older Google Earth version install locations which, has been noted, have varied by release.
RouteBuddy 3.3 is a free update to our fully-registered software customers.
The update can be accessed directly from within the application or via our website:
- RouteBuddy for Windows 7, Vista and XP is available from:
- RouteBuddy for Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, 10.6 and 10.5 is available from:
RouteBuddy Press Page
About RouteBuddy Ltd
Founded in 2005, RouteBuddy Ltd are a UK-based developer of GPS-enabled mapping software.
Our goal is continual development of high-quality mapping software that unlocks the potential of
mass-market GPS devices.
To support our software we have also developed the RouteBuddy Store, which provides a gateway
to purchasing digital maps for use in our products.
Our original desktop mapping software was released in 2006, and was followed by mobile software
for Apple's iOS platform. We have continued to develop both desktop and mobile products, and
have recently expanded our desktop support to include Microsoft Windows.
RouteBuddy Ltd are based in the U.K., and can be contacted at:
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