Mapsforge

Mapsforge maps, vector-based, offline maps (Android, Windows Phone, iPhone, PC)
For OpenMaps maps proper usage and for detailed view you need to apply the rendertheme.


Downloadable maps

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FileCountryTypeFormatTarget softwareTarget opsysTarget deviceSearchable?Contains
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austria_openmaps_eu_europe.map.zip
200.05 MB - 2016.07.26 18:58:40
AustriaGeneral mapmapsforgeg:hu, Locus, OruxmapsAndroidSmartphone, Tabletnoyesno
bosnia_openmaps_eu_europe.map.zip
46.28 MB - 2016.07.26 19:10:46
Bosnia and HerzegovinaGeneral mapmapsforgeg:hu, Locus, OruxmapsAndroidSmartphone, Tabletnoyesno
bulgaria_openmaps_eu_europe.map.zip
38.53 MB - 2016.07.26 17:43:54
BulgariaGeneral mapmapsforgeg:hu, Locus, OruxmapsAndroidSmartphone, Tabletnoyesno
croatia_openmaps_eu_europe.map.zip
48.97 MB - 2016.07.26 19:18:28
CroatiaGeneral mapmapsforgeg:hu, Locus, OruxmapsAndroidSmartphone, Tabletnoyesno
czechrepublic_openmaps_eu_europe.map.zip
75.01 MB - 2016.07.26 18:05:07
Czech RepublicGeneral mapmapsforgeg:hu, Locus, OruxmapsAndroidSmartphone, Tabletnoyesno
germany_openmaps_eu_europe.map.zip
95.91 MB - 2016.07.26 17:39:49
GermanyGeneral mapmapsforgeg:hu, Locus, OruxmapsAndroidSmartphone, Tabletnoyesno
italy_openmaps_eu_europe.map.zip
102.55 MB - 2016.07.26 17:39:25
ItalyGeneral mapmapsforgeg:hu, Locus, OruxmapsAndroidSmartphone, Tabletnoyesno
liechtenstein_openmaps_eu_europe.map.zip
425.71 kB - 2016.07.26 17:37:45
LiechtensteinGeneral mapmapsforgeg:hu, Locus, OruxmapsAndroidSmartphone, Tabletnoyesno
hungary_openmaps_eu_europe.map.zip
61.32 MB - 2016.07.26 17:37:35
MagyarországGeneral mapmapsforgeg:hu, Locus, OruxmapsAndroidSmartphone, Tabletnoyesno
montenegro_openmaps_eu_europe.map.zip
13.38 MB - 2016.07.26 17:47:37
MontenegroGeneral mapmapsforgeg:hu, Locus, OruxmapsAndroidSmartphone, Tabletnoyesno
poland_openmaps_eu_europe.map.zip
41.24 MB - 2016.07.26 17:56:04
PolandGeneral mapmapsforgeg:hu, Locus, OruxmapsAndroidSmartphone, Tabletnoyesno
romania_openmaps_eu_europe.map.zip
146.04 MB - 2016.07.26 19:39:10
RomaniaGeneral mapmapsforgeg:hu, Locus, OruxmapsAndroidSmartphone, Tabletnoyesno
serbia_openmaps_eu_europe.map.zip
42.23 MB - 2016.07.26 17:51:34
SerbiaGeneral mapmapsforgeg:hu, Locus, OruxmapsAndroidSmartphone, Tabletnoyesno
slovakia_openmaps_eu_europe.map.zip
54.75 MB - 2016.07.26 19:24:28
SlovakiaGeneral mapmapsforgeg:hu, Locus, OruxmapsAndroidSmartphone, Tabletnoyesno
slovenia_openmaps_eu_europe.map.zip
93.7 MB - 2016.07.26 19:06:52
SloveniaGeneral mapmapsforgeg:hu, Locus, OruxmapsAndroidSmartphone, Tabletnoyesno
switzerland_openmaps_eu_europe.map.zip
13.71 MB - 2016.07.26 17:39:19
SwitzerlandGeneral mapmapsforgeg:hu, Locus, OruxmapsAndroidSmartphone, Tabletnoyesno
ukraine_openmaps_eu_europe.map.zip
27.64 MB - 2016.07.26 17:46:43
UkraineGeneral mapmapsforgeg:hu, Locus, OruxmapsAndroidSmartphone, Tabletnoyesno

Updates

The map is usually updated on every Thursday morning, according to the Tuesday night OSM data.



Installation on Android (Oruxmaps, Locus Map)

On the Android two major application manages the mapsforge maps.
The Oruxmaps and the Locus Map. Both applications are free version.
Oruxmaps are two version of this app: one is free, another needs to be purchased. There's no difference between the two, you can just support the developer by purchasing.
The Locus Map Pro (paid) and Locus Map Free (free) are different. Few functions are not available in the free version (hill shadows, navigation etc.)

Installing Oruxmaps app:
1. Download and install the Oruxmaps app from Google Play.
2. Start and close the application. Then it create the required directory structure.
3. (The app is installed on SD card by default. If not, you need to move from device's memory to SD card)

Installing Locus Map app:
1. Download and install the Locus Map app from Google Play.
2. Start and close the application. Then it create the required directory structure.
3. (The app is installed on SD card by default. If not, you need to move from device's memory to SD card)

Direct installation maps from Android browser

For maps proper usage and for detailed view you need to apply the render theme.

From the phone browser can directly install maps. Using Wi-Fi recommended. After installation, update the list of maps app.

Country
Locus Map
Oruxmaps
Austria
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bulgaria
Croatia
Czech Republic
Germany (southeast)
Italy (northeast)
Liechtenstein
Hungary
Montenegro
Poland (south)
Romania
Serbia
Slovakia
Slovenia
Switzerland
Ukraine

Map selection in Oruxmaps: upper-right corner "map" icon -> Switch map-> Offline tab -> select choosen map from list
Map selection in Locus: upper-right corner "map" icon -> Offline tab -> MAPSVECTOR -> select choosen map from list

Direct installation renderthemes from Android browser

For maps proper usage and for detailed view you need to apply the render theme.
From the phone browser can directly install renderthemes.

Automatic installation
from Android browser
Download and
manual installation
Locus Map
(normal and large screen size)
Locus Map
(small screen size)
Oruxmaps
(normal and large screen size)
Vectorial Map
(normal and large screen size)

 

Using the rendertheme in Oruxmaps:
Map icon -> Mapsforge theme -> select OpenMaps_Orux_V7
Select layers: Map icon -> Tweak Mapsforge theme
Setting text, icons, patterns size: Map icon -> Advanced preferences (check in) -> Maps -> Mapsforge settings -> Mapsforge text size, Symbols scale factor, Scale factor

Using the rendertheme in Locus Map:
Left blue button -> Sliding menu -> Map themes -> Show more -> OpenMaps_V7
Setting text, icons, patterns size: Menu -> Settings -> Maps -> Advanced features -> InIncrease map resolution

Optional visible layers:
- Hiking routes (highlights of hiking routes)
- Hiking routes (highlights with color of symbol)
- Hiking path symbols(highlights of hiking path symbols)
- Strong hiking routes (highlights of alpin and via ferrata routes)
- Way of Mary (highlights of Way of Mary pilgrimage routes)
- Way of Mary path symbols (highlights of Way of Mary path symbols)
- Cycling routes (purple highlights of cycling routes)
- Mountain bike routes (light pink highlights of mtb routes)
- Bicycle transport (pink highlights, continuous pink=protected, dashed pink=unprotected)
- Winter sports routes (highlights of downhill (color code), sled and nordic routes)
- Contour lines (show elevation contour lines)
- Toll roads (light blue)
- No access vehicle (red X)
- Public transport (stops and stations)

Maplegend: maplegend_EN.pdf

Hill shadows an 3D view

Oruxmaps:
- For hillshade and 3D view you need to download the elevation files of choosen country from Download elevation data page. Extract its content to "oruxmaps/dem" folder.
- Then you can turn on the 3D view: Map icon -> 3D Map.
- Hillshade setting: Map icon -> Advanced preferences (turn on) -> Maps -> Mapsforge settings -> Apply hill shadows

Locus Map:
- For hillshade (only in Pro version) download the elevation data zip file for the appropriate country from Download elevation data page. Extract its content to "Locus/data/srtm" folder.
- Hillshade setting: Menu -> Settings -> Maps -> Advanced features -> Map shading

Offline routing (with BRouter)

- Install the BRouter app from Google Play.
- Download the routing data of required area (Download Manager -> Designate area -> Start download). This data automatically shared with Oruxmaps, Locus Map.

Oruxmaps routing
- Choose "Route" icon -> Search route
- Chose on dashboard the routing service provider (BRoute offline), and the routing type (walking, shortest)
- Put of the waypoints (green button). Approving the blue button.
- Navigate: "Route" icon -> Follow route
- Routing information: "Route" icon -> Statictic. Height profile is at the bottom of the window (See Graphics)

Locus Map routing
- Chose the routing service provider (BRoute offline): Menu -> Settings -> Navigation -> Navigation data source -> Brouter
- Chose Menu -> More functions -> Add new route & measure
- Chose the route type on dashboard "Compute route" icon (short, foot, car etc.)
- Put of the waypoints (+ button). Approving and save the check button.
- Click the route for information and height profile.

 


Installation on Windows Phone (Vectorial Map)

Installing Vectorial Map:
- Download and install the Vectorial Map from Windows Store. The Vectorial Map (paid) and Vectorial Map Lite (free) are different. Few functions are not available in the free version (routing, tracklog, route import).

Direct installation maps from browser

- Download and extract map from the table top of the page into phone Download folder (extract: Pocket Exractor, Archiver app).
- The map file open in Vectorial Map.
- Switch map.

For maps proper usage and for detailed view you need to apply the render theme.

Direct installation rendertheme from browser

- Download the rendertheme into Download folder.
- Open in the Vectorial Map the downloaded zipstyle file.
- Switch mapstyle.
- In this rendertheme there are no layers. Each layer is visible (hiking, cycle, mtb, skiing)

Installation maps, rendertheme across OneDrive

- Download and extract map from the table top of the page.
- Upload the map file to OneDrive.
- Download the rendertheme and upload to OneDrive.
- Open the OneDrive app on the phone and download this two files. Open in the Vectorial Map.

Maplegend: maplegend_EN.pdf

Official help from Vectorial Map: www.vectorialmap.com/help

 


Installation on iPhone (Vectorial Map)

Installation Vectorial Map:
- Install the Vectorial Map Lite (free), or Vectorial Map (paid) version from App Store. Few functions are not available in the free version (routing, tracklog, route import).

Install maps across iTunes

- Download and extract map from the table top of the page.
- Connect your phone to a PC/Mac and start iTunes.
- In iTunes go to your device. App -> File share ->select Vectorial Map. Copy the map file.
- Press the "Refresh" button in the Vectorial Map app "Map manager".

For maps proper usage and for detailed view you need to apply the render theme.

Rendertéma telepítése iTunes-ból

- Download the rendertheme .
- Connect your phone to a PC/Mac and start iTunes.
- In iTunes go to your device. App -> File share -> select Vectorial Map. Copy the zip file.
- Press the "Refresh" button in the Vectorial Map app "Style manager" on your iOS device.
- In this rendertheme there are no layers. Each layer is visible (hiking, cycle, mtb, skiing).

Maplegend: maplegend_EN.pdf

Official help from Vectorial Map: www.vectorialmap.com/help



Install map and rendertheme to desktop (Cruiser, Vectorial Map Desktop)

Cruiser (java alapú, ingyenes térképmegjelenítő)
- Download the Cruiser software (Windows, Linux, MacOS) and unzip. No need to install.
- Download and extract map from the table top of the page.
- Download and extract rendertheme renderthemet.
- Open the map in Cruiser "Open maps" and the rendertheme "Open theme".
- You can switch the layers in "Map style" menu (hiking, cycle, mtb, skiing)

Routing

How to create routing database:
- Download osm data the selected country in osm.pbf format. (download.geofabrik.de/europe.html)
- Create database in Cruiser: Tools -> Create graph (from pbf).
- Put of the waypoints on the map (right click).
- The route can be exported to device.

Maplegend: maplegend_EN.pdf

Vectorial Map (paid)
The demo version does not handle the other renderthemes and not routing function.
- Download the Vectorial Map (Windows, Linux, MacOS) and install.
- Download and extract map from the table top of the page.
- Download and extract rendertheme rendertheme.
- Open the map in Vectorial Map "Open map" and the rendertheme "Open Mapsforge XML theme".
- In this rendertheme there are no layers. Each layer is visible (hiking, cycle, mtb, skiing).

Routing

The Vectorial Map create routing of online (MapQuest service provider).
- You can start the route calculation of "Routing" menu.
- Put of the waypoints on the map, then press "Calculate route along track points" button.
- The window that appears, you can setting the routing type. (Hiking: pedestrian and cyclibg factor minimum). Then press "Calculate route" button.
- The route can be save.

Maplegend: maplegend_EN.pdf

Official help from Vectorial Map: www.vectorialmap.com/help