Mobile Atlas Creator (MOBAC) is software that creates offline atlases of raster maps for various cellphone apps on Android, iPhone and WindowsCE as well as GPS devices (Garmin, Magellan and others).
Individual maps can be exported as one large PNG image with calibration MAP file for OziExplorer. As source for an offline atlas Mobile Atlas Creator can use a large number of different online maps such as OpenStreetMap and other online map providers.
It’s free and open source software.
- Create offline atlases for a wide range of different (mobile) applications and GPS handhelds:
- AFTrack (Symbian)
- AlpineQuest (Android)
- AndNav (Android)
- BackCountry Navigator (Android)
- Big Planet Tracks SQLite format (Android)
- CacheBox (Windows Mobile)
- Galileo Offline Maps (iOS)
- Garmin Custom Map – KMZ (GPS handhelds)
- Glopus (Pocket PC)
- Google Earth
- GPS Sport Tracker
- Magellan RMP (GPS handhelds) & VantagePoint
- Maplorer (Windows CE/Windows Mobile)
- Maverick (Android)
- Mobile Trail Explorer (J2ME) – single tiles and MTECache file
- NaviComputer (Windows Mobile)
- nfComPass (WinCE, WinMobile, WinXP)
- OruxMaps (Android)
- Osmdroid (Android)
- OSMtracker (Windows Mobile/Pocket PC)
- OziExplorer (single 24bit PNG image with calibration (MAP) file
- PathAway (Windows Mobile)
- RMaps SQLite (Android)
- [Nokia] Sports Tracker
- Touratech QV (Windows software, commercial)
- TrekBuddy (J2ME, Android)
- TwoNav / CompeGPS
- and others
- Prepare atlases consisting of multiple layers, different map sources map resolutions (zoom levels)…
- Save and load your favorite atlas compilation as profile to/from file.
- Merge different layers using Drag & Drop.
- Create map tiles using custom size and image format (PNG/JPG).
- Fast download of map tiles using simultaneous multi-threaded download (number of threads configurable).
- Downloaded tiles are cached locally – avoids multiple downloads of same map tiles.
- Download only updated tiles – use locally cached tiles otherwise.
- Full support for network connections via HTTP proxy.
- Cross-platform support – as this is a Java application, it runs on a wide range of operating systems including Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows.
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