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Discussion in 'GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me' started by levain, Jun 26, 2014.

  1. ex250mike

    ex250mike Been here awhile

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    Are the mapquest maps no-longer available on locus? I need to update/add some maps and I don't see that as an option anymore.
  2. ohgood

    ohgood Just givver tha berries !!!

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    I'm running the latest version locus, it's listed in mine. have you installed maptweak ?
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  3. ex250mike

    ex250mike Been here awhile

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    Found my answer in the locus forum. This was my favorite offline map :(


    "Hello Stephen,

    MapQuest changed their terms of use yesterday. We work on it but it seems that MapQuest map will be removed from Locus Map application.

    Please use other maps, for example OSM Regional - Hike and Bike. Or the best solution is to download LoMaps from Locus Store

    http://docs.locusmap.eu/doku.php?id=manual:user_guide:maps_locusmaps

    Thank you for understanding

    Regards

    Petr"
  4. ohgood

    ohgood Just givver tha berries !!!

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    that's too bad. guess I'll enjoy them until they no longer work..
  5. ohgood

    ohgood Just givver tha berries !!!

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    locus now has a "fan" page on Facebook. the info says:

    'Place for Locus users, fans and devs to share their views, ideas, experiences, tips or tricks or whatever else considering Locus Map app.'

    it's just started, let's see how it goes.
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  6. ex250mike

    ex250mike Been here awhile

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    My mapquest maps still work offline. They just can't be updated.
  7. ohgood

    ohgood Just givver tha berries !!!

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    hmm, I just downloaded a small 5 mile section, worked fine.
  8. cyberdos

    cyberdos Easy Bonus Loop

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    While losing mapquest as an option is a bummer I've always found mapquest maps to be the bottom of the barrel given all the other options out there. Of course it is user preference but I think once you get used to the other maps you'll forget about mapquest pretty easily.
  9. SRTie4k

    SRTie4k Newly-Clothed Explorer

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    Here's a plug for openstreetmap.org. The more people contribute to this open source project, the better the "openandro" and Locus vector maps will be. Much of the openstreetmaps are already very good, but there are still some areas that are terrible and need user input and modification (much of Connecticut comes to mind).
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  10. ohgood

    ohgood Just givver tha berries !!!

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  11. Dolly Sod

    Dolly Sod I want to do right, but not right now

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  12. MFGamesta

    MFGamesta Been here awhile

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    I've been using Locus for a while now and I gotta say it's great for navigating GPS tracks. It's a kludge to learn but once you do, it's money. I felt like I had a co-pilot prepping me for turns during LAB2V this weekend.

    You noobs... turn ON the voice control and learn how to use the guidance when utilizing gpx tracks. You won't be disappointed.
  13. levain

    levain STILL Jim Williams

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    My wife is looking for a xmas gift, and I'm likely doing the TAT this summer. I know the answer, but I'm asking anyway, and yes, I've seen (and, will have) GPSkevins tracks too.

    Sams tracks email as a .gdb file. Pretty sure I can just convert to .gpx, but want to confirm before my wife hands over her hard earned??

    Thanks
  14. ohgood

    ohgood Just givver tha berries !!!

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    gotta convert it from proprietary mess to gpx, but http://www.gpsvisualizer.com should handle that fine.
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  15. wbbnm

    wbbnm Long timer

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    You can use Basecamp or Mapsource (if you can get it) to convert the gdb to a gpx.
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  16. levain

    levain STILL Jim Williams

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    No!! Don't make me do that:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3
  17. cyberdos

    cyberdos Easy Bonus Loop

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  18. Stroked 550

    Stroked 550 Dirt Nut

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    I havent used locus in awhile and I just opened it up it went to the online maps section and it looks like you cannot download different maps now for offline use

    for example I had downloaded google satellite imagery and cant do that now

    am I doing something wrong or did the new update take that feature away?
  19. ohgood

    ohgood Just givver tha berries !!!

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    locus map tweak - on the play store will add all those old map sources for download
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  20. Stroked 550

    Stroked 550 Dirt Nut

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    Thanks for the help, I opened locus map tweak and everything is there
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