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Maps / Satellite maps gone??
« on: April 29, 2012, 01:00:08 »
I have just upgraded Locus after owning it for a week or two and using both Microsoft and Google's satellite/hybrid maps.

Off memory I had to install the map tweak addon to get the google maps to work in locus.

But now all those maps have gone. Even the microsoft ones which I believe were there without the addon.

Is this a problem with the addon not working on the new version or has the ability to use any satellite maps in Australia gone for good?

Maps / Raster maps Australia
« on: April 28, 2012, 14:11:49 »
I've recently started using Locus after buying a few other similar programs on Android.

But I have found Locus to be the better pick of the bunch especially once the maps tweaks addon (extra maps added but limited amounts of downloading) are added so I bought the Pro version.

Now I go offroad a fair amount and have a good source of gpx tracks. So I have been pre downloading the area where the track is using the google hybrid maps. Only drama is the 10k limit and on occasions the tracks aren't so obvious if there are lots of trees around.

Are there any good raster maps of 200k or lower for Australia that work with Locus? I have access to some rmap topo maps of 250k but they are locked and won't work with locus even though I own them and have the unlock code. I can also test some hema maps but don't think they aren't in the right format. I have the option of ozf2 or ecw, neither work with Locus from my understanding.

And from what I have tried (well followed from google searches) it is not so straight forward to convert them to be compatible with a one stop conversion program???

I don't mind large downloads and I don't mind spending some money if they are worth it 4wding and off the beaten track.

Maps / RMAP
« on: April 28, 2012, 08:32:26 »
I have tried searching but can't seem to find anywhere describing the same issue I am having.

I have some RMAP files and have put them in the map folder but locus does not see them under personal maps.

Any ideas? The RMAP files need to have an rmap extension don't they?

These files are locked I believe but I have the unlock code but i believe the code gets asked for when the map gets openned??

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