If you use Google Android to browse the internet, OruxMaps is probably one of your favorite applications. Not only it is an efficient offline Maps application but also you can also use it as an online Maps application. This is particularly useful for users in low bandwidth internet connections who need to access maps on the go. OruxMaps is a portable map viewer/app which allows you to view maps from your Android device offline. The Google Maps application offline features satellite maps, whilst the Oruxmaps application features over 50 million street level maps of cities, counties and countries.
With Oruxmaps, you can view the world as seen through an outdoor digital camera. You can zoom in and out, pan and switch between satellite maps, street view and terrain view. As an online map viewer, you can easily navigate around the various maps displayed on your Android device. Some of the features even enable you to enter your own custom address, making OruxMaps ideal for travelling purposes. If you are travelling in an area that does not have online maps available, OruxMaps will automatically suggest an alternate map.
The offline maps provided by OruxMaps can be loaded directly into your GPS device. This means you will get accurate street map representation of any area you wish to explore. OruxMaps can also be used as a Google Maps application if you have installed the Android SDK. This Offline Maps application has been developed by Jose Vazquez, who has had many years of experience in developing both desktop and web-based maps. He has created a user friendly interface that permits the user to enter any address and immediately get a map representation of that particular address. OruxMaps is free to download and is available for download from Google Play.