The Cartographer 1.3 (iPhone)

Category: Travel
Version: 1.3
6.8 MB
Seller: A Tasty Pixel

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Effortlessly access and edit your custom Google My Maps on a beautifully crafted vintage interface, with offline maps that work even without Internet access. ***On sale to celebrate making 3rd place for Best Travel App in Best App Ever 2010!***

Plan trips, and see all your marked places and notes on a map while you travel, even without Internet access. Record where your hotel is, where bus stops are, or save restaurant recommendations from a friend.

The Cartographer works with Google My Maps: Tools that allow users to customize Google Maps with markers. Now you can do all your travel or errand planning on the desktop with Google My Maps, then sync your maps with the iPhone.

Share entire maps or individual markers with fellow travelers or friends and family back home.

Offline maps, with bulk downloading, let you avoid roaming charges and go places your mobile network doesnít.

Not just for travellers! Make maps for marathons, band tour schedules, house hunting, or job hunting.

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The Cartographer is a beautiful app that does something you sure havenít seen anywhere else on the iPhone. -- MacStories

Itís one of those rare apps that make you sit up and take notice at first, thanks to its unique design and emphasis on usability, but remains consistently useful by delivering features youíll use often. -- VentureBeat

The Cartographer is a worthy addition to the travelerís app arsenal. Itís beautiful and provides a unique feature set. -- Traveling Savage

...if youíre traveling anywhere that data access is unavailable or ridiculously expensive, you really REALLY want to have on your iPhone the Cartographer app -- Alex Curylo



Use the tools you're already comfortable with: Plan trips on the desktop with Google My Maps or using The Cartographer Clipper (
Plot a destination on a map and save your notes with it, so that everything's all in one place.
Create rich, meaningful maps with 99 beautifully designed icons.
Search the map straight from your iPhone.


Sync Google My Maps with the iPhone, effortlessly and totally automatically.
Avoid data and roaming charges with offline maps - download the map in advance of your trip and take it with you.
Navigate to placemarks in Navigon, or use the inbuilt compass: Great for hiking!
Drag placemarks, edit titles and notes and publish changes to Google My Maps, on a beautiful and intuitive interface.


Record your adventures: Save a placemark with your location at any time, even without an Internet connection.
Save recommendations from a fellow traveller, while you're on the road.


Share your trip with friends and family via email and Twitter, or even embed your map on a travel blog!
Need to meet up? Share individual placemarks via email/Twitter.


All this in a beautiful, elegant user interface evocative of a romantic past, when maps were works of art. The Cartographer combines vintage cartography styling with cutting edge technology. On the iPhone 4ís Retina display, The Cartographer flaunts stunning high-resolution graphics.

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The Cartographer runs on iPad and iPod Touch, but isn't designed for these devices. On non-GPS devices, positioning available only near some wifi spots. Positioning on first gen iPhone limited to cellular/wifi.


The Cartographer is developed by a duo who love making great apps, and travelling. We are dedicated to responsive development and support. Please contact us with questions, bug reports, feature ideas, and other feedback at or We may be able to fix your issue in less time than it would take to write a negative review!
What's new in Version 1.3
- Add or remove collaborators for your maps: Give friends or family members the ability to edit your maps, either from The Cartographer, or Google My Maps. Perfect for planning a trip together.
- Attach photos to placemarks, either from the camera or camera roll.

Fixes and other changes:
- Description now loads in offline mode
- Passwords with certain symbols can now be used properly
- Fixed crash related to geocoding placemarks
- You can now zoom and pan around large placemark images

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