Cartograph Maps Desktop Edition

Cartograph Maps Desktop Edition

Cartograph Maps Desktop Edition
Cartograph Maps Desktop Edition

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Navigation & maps

About Cartograph Maps Desktop Edition

The Cartograph app views Mapsforge offline vector maps, offline raster maps, and online/WMS maps. It supports tracking, route search, overlays, hillshading, reliefs, track drawing, and has many other features.


  • View Mapsforge offline vector maps (including v5 format).
  • Full support for Mapsforge styling/render themes (including hillshading) and layers.
  • Languages: Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Traditional Chinese.
  • Offline raster maps: Locus SQLite maps, MBTiles, TwoWays/CompeGPS RMAP*, Oruxmaps SQLite*.
  • Online map support (including WMS - Web Map Service maps), e.g. OpenStreetMap, OpenCycleMap, OpenSeaMap, WikiMedia hillshading, etc.
  • Import online maps easily from files: “”.
  • Offline hillshading (from HGT elevation data).
  • Offline relief shading.
  • Offline slope map (e.g. for tour skiing).
  • Contour lines (Mapsforge maps).
  • Worldwide, free offline maps.
  • Support for Mapsforge multi-maps (multiple .map files stitched into a single map).
  • Night/day mode.
  • GPS Track recording.
  • Manual track drawing and editing.
  • GPX import and export (basic KML import support).
  • Upload tracks to
  • Route altitude profile and elevation/slope visualization.
  • Online route search.
  • Live tracking and polling (using custom server,, or Cartograph server).
  • Support for Mapsforge POIs, offline POI search, and dynamic POI loading.
  • Scalable interface (e.g. to increase button sizes).
  • Compass.
  • Units: Celsius, Kelvin, Fahrenheit, metric, imperial, nautic.
  • Decimal and degree coordinate modes.
  • Voice/sound alerts along routes and waypoints. EXPERIMENTAL
  • drinking water sources.
  • Customizable user interface color (dark, light, and colors) and size.
  • RMAP and Oruxmaps use various map projections and support is experimental. Please contact us if a map does not work so that we can add support for your projection.

Further information:
Getting started:

User manual:
YouTube how-to videos:

Drop us a line if you have questions, feature requests, or other comments:


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