Maps+ App for iPhone Review

| May 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Maps+ app for iPhone is a navigation map application that is feature rich than the stock Maps app for iOS. Using Maps+ app, you can browse Google Maps, find out where you are on earth, search the map, get directions with route alternatives, add location based alarms, and record and edit GPS tracks. Maps+ iPhone app’s full feature version comes at a price tag of $2.99, even though a thinned down free version is also available.

How Maps+ App works?

Maps+ app for iPhone let you browse Google’s online maps; simply swipe with 3 fingers up/down on the map to change quickly between standard, satellite, hybrid and terrain views. There is an option by which you can find out and continuously follow where you are; tap on the current location for more info. You can also get online route directions with alternatives. It is also possible to add transit points to your routes, and get bicycling directions (for US users only). The app also lets you edit GPS tracks. However, keep in mind that GPS running in the background will reduce battery life considerably.

Maps+ App for iPhone

Maps+ comes with location based alarm feature that would remind you of location specific tasks (for example, to get off at a particular train station). Further, you can add labels to your bookmarks; export your bookmarks to GPX via iTunes or mail, import bookmarks by opening a GPX file with Maps+ using Safari, Mail or any other compatible application. The user interface is clean and easy to read. You can put buttons on the map for those features that you use frequently.

You can download iPhone Maps+ app for free to try it out. But the features are limited. You can have the full fledged version of Maps+ with a one-time in app purchase worth $2.99. The app works with iOS 4.0 and upwards.


Maps+ app for iPhone has enough features to show you the way. It is robust and easy to use for most parts. From multiple terrain views and location identification, to location based alarms and recoding/editing GPS tracks, Maps+ app comes with every essential feature typical of a navigation map application. Verdict: Try out the free version of Maps+ iPhone app, and likely, you’ll upgrade yourself to its full version.

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