Well it’s kinda obvious that whenever we think of getting location to somewhere. We always open Google Maps to get location to somewhere. As it is in built navigation app and no one downloads other navigation apps. It’s the one most people recommend and it happens to be the navigation app that gets updated the most often. Google has been really on top of navigation especially over the last couple of years. Google Maps is an incredible service for traveling by car, train, bike or even walking. But there are many alternative navigation apps for android in the Play Store. Google Maps is simple, clean and easy to use. But for some or other reason, many people out there don’t like Google Maps. Maybe because of availability of less features. Maybe they can not save whole map to use offline or some other reasons.
1. Google Maps.
If you’re here thinking that Google Maps doesn’t let you use offline navigation, and therefore you need an alternative, well turn around. Google Maps recently added the ability to download areas of the map for offline use, and that includes for use with navigation. For the Google Maps regular, this is a big and welcome addition. It all works just as it works online, except you don’t get traffic information. Just make sure to download the area you need before you leave home. Download Google Maps by clicking on download button below.
[appbox googleplay com.google.android.apps.maps]
2. HERE Maps.
HERE lets you download maps of entire countries and use them almost exactly as you would online. You have to register to download maps, but once you’ve done that, you can download as many as you want, and it’s free to register. HERE Maps is developed by Nokia. It features a simple, elegant interface with mapping options all over the world. You can download maps for offline use in your region so you don’t need a mobile data connection. Download HERE maps by clicking on download button below.
[appbox googleplay com.here.app.maps]
MapFactor is one of your classic turn-by-turn in all navigation apps for android for those looking for a replacement to Google Maps. It downloads and installs the map files to your SD card so you can use it offline if you need to. MapFactor offers turn-by-turn directions, voice navigation in several languages. And the option to change your route depending on whether you’re driving a car, a truck, or just walking. It also includes audible noise warnings when you approach speed cameras. Download MapFactor by clicking on download button below.
[appbox googleplay com.mapfactor.navigator]
4. Waze Social GPS Maps & Traffic.
Waze is the second Google-owned app in list of navigation apps for android devices. As a member of the Waze community, you can report accidents, police traps and road closures. It features live traffic updates, sourced by the people who actually drive in traffic. It also has a very nice interface. Waze can also let you know if you’re speeding, where the police are. Waze can adjust your route based on a variety of factors. It can also find cheaper gas on your route, has location sharing with friends. Download Waze maps by clicking on download button below.
[appbox googleplay com.waze]
5. Maps.Me – Offline Map & Routing.
Maps.Me was well worth the US$4.99 price tag it used to have on the Play Store. So imagine our delight when the app was made absolutely free. If you haven’t picked this one up already, we highly recommend it, because not only is it one of the best Android map apps available – with a clear and simple UI – but it also works offline and includes points of interest such as subway stations, ATMs, petrol stations, and so on. Download Maps.me app by clicking on download button below.
[appbox googleplay com.mapswithme.maps.pro]
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6. CoPilot GPS.
CoPilot GPS offers offline maps for pretty much the entire planet. Cleverly, CoPilot can sync with social network accounts like Facebook and Twitter, and set turn-by-turn directions to events you’re scheduled to attend. The first map is free, and then CoPilot functions in license form. If you buy the premium version, you get 12 months traffic information for free, too. Download CoPilot GPS by clicking on download button below.
[appbox googleplay com.alk.copilot.mapviewer]
Sygic is one of the most popular offline navigation apps on Android, and with good reason. The TomTom-powered app offers high-definition maps for most countries in the world. Sygic is a monumentally popular navigation app that boasts over 100 million downloads to date. It has the usual features like turn-by-turn, voice guided directions, alternate routes, and even a speed limit display. Download GPS Navigation & Maps Sygic by clicking on download button below.
[appbox googleplay com.sygic.aura]
This free version of OsmAnd offers everything you need for easy offline navigation. The app uses OSM data, and is updated regularly to take into account new roads, traffic lights, and so on. The paid version provides information from Wikipedia to show you points of interest along your route . It’s a great app for hikers and cyclists too, with a special display mode showing bike routes, walking paths, and contours to indicate steepness. Download OsmAnd maps and navigation by clicking on download button below.
[appbox googleplay net.osmand]
There are multiple navigation options, all of which are available offline. A new version recently came out to make it better suited to Android Lollipop, and it offers real-time traffic information, 3D landmarks and buildings, and camera alerts. Download TomTom maps by clicking on download button below.
[appbox googleplay com.tomtom.gplay.navapp]
10. MapQuest: Maps, GPS, and Traffic.
MapQuest used to be one of the “go-to” direction websites on the internet many years ago. Unbelievably, the service still exists and it does have an Android app. It has the standard turn-by-turn features along with some unique ones like live traffic updates, automatic traffic re-routing, and a service to find cheaper gas stations on your route. It also has walking and driving directions. Download MapQuest by clicking on download button below.
[appbox googleplay com.mapquest.android.ace]
These are the few best maps & Navigation apps for android. Do tell us if we missed any in the comments section below.