Maps++

A powerful and light map

Maps App + is a free application service developed by Akshat Kumar Singh that offers high powered, easy to use mapping location system technology and information on local amenities such as specific business and civic amenity locations, and driving or walking directions to get there. Users should note that this app is not the official, actual Google Maps. View full description

PROS

  • Many miles of clearly marked bike ride formats
  • Excellently detailed map of streets and towns
  • Great to have it for free!

CONS

  • Users can locate the destination and map their route, but there is no actual GPS
  • Zoom function leaves a lot to be desired

Maps App + is a free application service developed by Akshat Kumar Singh that offers high powered, easy to use mapping location system technology and information on local amenities such as specific business and civic amenity locations, and driving or walking directions to get there. Users should note that this app is not the official, actual Google Maps.

More than 100 million businesses at reach

Maps App makes use of Google Maps API, which furnishes the application a full on access to Google’s global database of over 100 million business and civic amenity listings with Google Places APIs. The app features detailed integrated location search results, enabling users to find a business location and contact details all centralized in a one stop shop location that is fully integrated on this map. The maps are also draggable, users can drag and click to peruse adjoining locations on demand, without irritating long waits for new locations to download. It also offers satellite imagery, viewing a satellite derived image or alternatively a satellite image with map data that is superimposed from the desired location that users can zoom in on and expand. The app also features Earth view, which has a clickable Earth button to expand on 3D imagery and geographical terrains in Google Earth on the maps, with options to tilt, pan and zoom. It also features a street view, offering navigable street level imaging. In addition, it offers detailed directions, if users enter an address, maps can pinpoint the location and plot a series of detailed driving directions to the device of the enquirer. A series of double clicks on the left can zoom in to find greater detail.

Free and light

Approximately its download size is 1.63 Megabytes, and is appropriate for users aged 12 and up. It is intended to be universally accessible, making it user friendly for all. The supported processors are x86, ARM and x64. The app has hit top spot in the United states, France, Denmark, the UK, Australia, Spain, UAE and Thailand, to name but a few countries. It is intended to always be available for free, and is transferable across platforms.

GIve it a try!

In conclusion, don't let the fact that is not Google Maps per se fool you, developer Kumar Singh has crafted an excellent map application that is user friendly and powerful. Its versatility and ease of access is guaranteed to make it remain one of the internet's most downloadable apps for years to come. If you have somewhere interesting to go, and want an excellent electronic mapping system to help you get there, then don't hesitate to download this app as soon as possible.