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  • #: 3949
  • Price: $9.99 In Apple Store
  • Category: Navigation
  • Updated: 2014-01-15
  • Current Version: 7.0.1
  • 7.0.1
  • Size: 10.90 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Garafa, LLC
  • Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later
  • © 2011 Garafa, LLC
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- TIME Magazine’s 15 Fantastic Gadgets

“Perfect for hiking or mountain biking. The social aspect of the app's real-time friend-tracking feature, ‘Squawk!, ’ makes all that stat-gathering worthwhile.”

- TUAW.com

“The GPS Kit app... has a number of excellent outdoor uses, especially [for] hiking, biking or geocaching.”

- NBC’s ‘The Browser’ Radio Show

“Most beneficial for adventure-type guys.”


Top-of-the-line GPS system for adventurers and professionals in the great outdoors.

Designed for outdoor activities such as:

hiking, hunting, camping, skiing, cycling, geocaching, mountain biking, motorcycling, off-roading, fishing, and other romping in or out of the backcountry—ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD.

GPS Kit is a full-featured GPS system for the iPhone that combines all the functionality of expensive handheld units with the power of wireless technology. Using advanced technology optimized for the iPhone, GPS Kit offers a superbly easy-to-use system that puts data from a wide range of sensors at your fingertips.

Highest Quality Mapping

→ Fastest maps in the App Store

→ Smooth, elegant interaction

→ Offline Mode enables use out of cell range

→ No data connection required if map is cached

→ Use your own map sources

Real-Time Friend Tracking with "Squawk!"*

→ Only app to show others' position, speed, & track

→ Web viewer to share location with anyone

→ Meet up with people on channels

→ Use the friend system for enhanced privacy

→ Chat system included at no extra cost

→ Unlimited rangeworks across the entire world!

→ Personalized colors

→ Meet up at the game, hunt, or while traveling

→ Track your loved one's adventures LIVE

→ Free subscription for a limited time

Simple, Powerful Data Handling

→ Mail links for Google Earth & map viewing

→ Full-color thumbnails of data sets

→ Group tracks and waypoints together

→ Most options for export and import of data

→ Open KML, KMZ, & GPX from Mail & Safari

→ Attach KML & GPX files to email

→ Export GPX & KML through iTunes

→ Share your adventures on Facebook and Twitter

Powerful Waypoints

→ Add photos and notes to waypoints

→ Drag map to reposition as coordinates update


→ Long-press to quickly drop a waypoint

→ Navigate to waypoints using compass

→ Magnetic compass (3GS, 4, iPad)

→ Option to use current travel direction on compass

→ See distance to waypoint update in real-time

Weather Stations (U.S. Only)

→ Create "weather stations" to get point forecasts

→ Get data specific to your fishing hole, ski tour, etc.

→ Data provided by the National Weather Service

→ Unlimited stations

Intelligent Data Collection

→ Uses maximum GPS accuracy

→ Real satellite positioning even without cell signal

(only on 3G, 3GS, 4, 4S, 5 iPad 3G, iPad LTE)

→ Auto-segmentation of tracks for clean tracks

Fully Customizable Dashboard

→ Gorgeous high contrast display

→ Huge variety of parameters and units

→ Time, Trip Time, Track Time

→ Elevation Change

→ Formatted Position (Lat/Lng, UTM, MGRS, USNG)

→ Accuracy, Speed, Odometer, Avg Speed

→ Max Speed, Pace, Avg. Pace

→ Moving Time, Stopped Time, Direction

→ 3-Axis Inclinometer and Glide Ratio

→ Customizable cell on map

Loaded with Related Utilities

→ LED Flashlight (iPhone 4 only)

→ Background mode (iOS4+ with 3GS, 4, or iPad)

→ Proximity sensor usage for battery saving

→ Elevation and speed graphs

→ On-map tracking controls and timer

→ On-map ruler

→ Multi-touch area measurements

→ Full retina interface (iPhone 4 only)

* Use of "Squawk!" requires an Internet connection and extended use may adversely impact battery life

Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life

What's New in Version 7.0.1

Full screen bug fixed.
Map details bug fixed.

7.0 - All new update for iOS 7!

iPhone Screenshots

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Rated 5/5 based on 3 customer reviews.


5/5 stars

Love it!

Update - Version 5.2
Still the best, most well thought out GPS app. Uses very little power during background tracking.

Update - Version 5.0
What, more features you say? What more is there to say? Double woohoo!

Update - Version 4
Still a five star app. The interface has been improved with version 4. Also improved is the ability to cache maps for use when out of 3G/WiFi range. And speaking of maps, there are a plethora of maps available. Oh, best of all, GPS Kit now supports background tracking! Woohoo! Great job guys!

Version 3:
I have been using GPS kit since the first release and it just keeps getting better. I mainly use it for GPS tracking and geotagging photos. One of my favorite features is that the iPhone's proximity sensor can turn off the screen to save power. This allows you to carry the iPhone in a pocket or backpack while GPS Kit is running and not have to worry about battery life. I can get about four hours of tracking in normal power mode. There are additional low power modes to further extend battery life.

The maps can be used without 3G/WIFI reception if you plan ahead and cache the area you want to view offline. I love having this ability, but this is feature that needs improvement. It would be nice if GPS Kit had the option to cache all zoom levels automatically of a viewed area.

There are a lot of features that make GPS Kit a real winner. I have recommended this app to two other people who bought and use it regularly.

I give it a BIG thumbs up!!!

5/5 stars

Very nice

Easy to use a really powerful - love the new social feature.

5/5 stars

Simple & Powerful

New update with squawk is awesome! Best GPS tracking app just got so much better!


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