Monday, September 8, 2014

Good application for view map offline -- gmapcatcher

If you have unlimited Internet access and you want a application to view the map, gmapcatcher is a best tool,

It is compatible with the following service.
CloudMade, OpenStreetMap, Yahoo Maps, Bing Maps, Nokia Maps, SkyVector Google Map


Feature:
- Draw path
- measure length from point A to B
- Get geo-location
- Integrable with GPS
- Offline map view


1- Download gmapcatcher
$ svn checkout http://gmapcatcher.googlecode.com/svn/trunk gmapcatcher
2- run the application
$ ./mapcatcher


Full instruction https://code.google.com/p/gmapcatcher/wiki/User_Guide


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***Note*** if you change not change Map service with GUI, you need change it from configuration location in $ vim .GMapCatcher/gmapcatcher.conf
my sample configuration

[init]
path = /home/dara/.GMapCatcher
repository_type = 0
width = 780
height = 600
version_url = http://gmapcatcher.googlecode.com/svn/wiki/version.wiki
check_for_updates = 1
onedirpermap = 0
statusbar_type = 0
save_at_close = 1
save_layer = 0
save_hlocation = 1366
save_vlocation = 0
save_width = 1600
save_height = 846
match_func = Starts With...
hide_map_servers = 0,3,16,18,19,20
units = 0
start_offline = 1

[map]
zoom = 15
language = en
center = ((1, 1), (210, 170))
show_cross = 0
map_service = Google
cloudmade_api = 333d990d389d5e65a7714dd738b2fc77
cloudmade_styleid = 1
scale_visible = 1
force_update_days = 1
auto_refresh = 0
google_src =
show_marker_name = 0
marker_font_color = #00CCCC
marker_font_desc = normal
maxthreads = 4
overlay_delay = 0.1
opacity = 0.0

[gps]
max_gps_zoom = 16
gps_update_rate = 1.0
gps_increment = 0.001
gps_type = 0
gps_track = 1
gps_track_interval = 50
gps_track_width = 2
gps_serial_port = none
gps_serial_baudrate = 9600
gps_mode = 0

[agent]
name = GMapCatcher
version = 0.8.0.5
web_address = http://GMapCatcher.GoogleCode.com

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