Basic Edition
Basic Edition Screen Shot

The LocBrowser Basic Edition assists mobile people in finding their route. It is especially well suited for traveling or outdoor activities like hiking or cycling. The LocBrowser Basic Edition is a comfortable and flexible viewer for digital maps. Additionally, it supports real-time navigation - when combined with a GPS receiver. In particular, it has the following features:

  • Supports all common formats for raster maps such as BMP, JPG, GIF and PNG
  • Integrates multiple maps
  • Has powerful and flexible scrolling and zooming operations
  • Real-time positioning
  • Full-screen mode
  • Auto-follow mode
  • Easy on-device calibration
  • Supports all GPS receivers with NMEA 0183 output (whether external or integrated)
  • Available for Windows CE 3.0 (Pocket PC and Pocket PC 2002).

Status

Current Stable Release: 1.00.

This is a stable release for Pocket PCs under Windows CE 3.0 (PPC 2000 or 2002) with the XScale CPU (e.g. Dell Axim X5), the StrongARM CPU (e.g. Compaq iPAQ 3660), the SH3 CPU (e.g. HP Jornada 525) or the MIPS CPU (e.g. Compaq Aero 1550). The release is available for free.

Latest Non-Stable Release: 1.2.

This is a non-stable release for Pocket PCs under Windows CE 3.0 (PPC 2000 or 2002) and Windows CE 4.2 (PPC 2003/Windows Mobile 2003) with the XScale CPU (e.g. Dell Axim X5), the StrongARM CPU (e.g. Compaq iPAQ 3660), the SH3 CPU (e.g. HP Jornada 525) or the MIPS CPU (e.g. Compaq Aero 1550). Cf. changes for more information. The release is available for free.

The next major version of the Basic Edition will especially include improvements in terms of GPS configuration, calibration, application settings, and optimizations in terms of map use.

Wishes

Please move on to the wish list.

Limitations

Apparently, monochrome PNG maps can not be displayed by the LocBrowser (thanks to Andrea Arzeni for this hint).

Check the hardware compability list for the supported PDAs and GPS receivers.

Check the readme file in the distribution for any further limitations.

Changes

1.20:
1.10:
1.00:
0.98:
0.97:
0.96:
0.95:
0.94:
0.93:
0.92:
0.91:
0.9: initial release

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