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Description

Find the best route to your destination even without an internet connection. Magic Earth uses OpenStreetMap data and a powerful search engine to offer you the optimal routes for driving, biking, hiking and public transportation.

PRIVACY FIRST!
• We do not track you. We do not profile you. We do not trade in your personal data; moreover, we do not have it.

MAPS
• Save big on mobile internet costs and navigate reliably with offline maps powered by OpenStreetMap. 233 countries and regions are ready to be downloaded.
• Choose between 2D, 3D and Satellite map views.
• Get ready for travel and know every detail of your route like surface, difficulty, distance and elevation profile.
• Learn more about the points of interest near you from Wikipedia articles.
• Spot nearby parking places to easily park your car.
• Stay up-to-date and enjoy regular free map updates.

AI DASH CAM
• Improve safe driving and avoid accidents. Receive alerts to potential problems on the road and record your trip.
• AI Dash Cam features Driver Assistance warnings and Dash Cam functionality.
• Avoid collisions and accidents with Driver Assistance warnings: Headway Warning, Forward Collision Warning, Pedestrian Collision Warning, Lane Departure Warning, Leaving Lane Warning, Stop & Go Assist.
• Record the road ahead during navigation to have an aid in the event of a collision or incident.
• Driver Assistance warnings and Recordings are available when the device is on a car mount in landscape mode, with a clear view of the road ahead.
* AI Dash Cam (with Driver Assistance warnings and Dash Cam functionality) requires Android 7 or later.

NAVIGATION
• Find the fastest or the shortest route to your destination when you travel by car, bike, on foot or with public transport.
• Plan your route with multiple waypoints.
• Stay safe with the free Head-up Display (HUD) feature which projects the most important navigation info onto the windshield of your car.
• Know in advance which lane to take with precise turn-by-turn navigation and lane assistance.
• Get notified about speed cameras and stay up to date with current speed limits.

TRAFFIC INFO
• Get real-time traffic info, updated every minute.
• Discover alternative routes that avoid the traffic jams and save you time on the road.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT
• Get around town quickly and easily. Choose from public transit routes that combine all transportation modes: bus / metro / subway / light rail / train / ferry
• Get walking directions, transfer times, departure times, number of stops. And when available, the cost.
• Find wheelchair or bike friendly public transportation.

WEATHER
• View current temperature and local weather forecast for your favorite locations.
• See what weather conditions to expect in the next hours and view the forecast for the next 14 days.

NOTES:
* Some features are not available in all countries.
* Some features require internet connection.

Google Play Store Category:

Primary: Applications

Secondary: Maps & Navigation

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Total Ratings

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Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Jul 21, 2015 (over 4 years ago).

Releasing new versions every about 1 month, on average.

Dec 03
2019
(Current)
Version 7.1.19.49.41518E00.59B3C881

• Enable/disable events reporting. "Report Events" setting is now available inside "Advanced Settings".
• Delete the entire search history at once. "Delete All" option is available in History menu.
• Enjoy a more eye pleasing color for the Report Events button.
• Fixed touch issue regarding sliding panels.

Dec 01
2019
Version 7.1.19.48.5ADD2E42.AA0F9826

• New navigation layout
• New AI Dash Cam feature includes Recording and Driver Assistance
• New Social Reporting feature. Traffic events like heavy traffic, police car, etc. can now be reported.
• New Warning Type setting. Warnings can now be received as voice messages or beeps.
• The recorded videos are available for playback in Video Logs page.
• Various bug fixes for route behaviour, playback and recordings view context menu.

Nov 27
2019
Version 7.1.19.48.0603FFE7.DEFF6A95

• New navigation layout
• A new AI Dash Camera feature which supports Recordings and Advanced Driver Assistance, also known as ADAS (requires Android 7 or later)
• New Incident Reports feature. Traffic events like heavy traffic, police car, etc. can now be reported.
• New “Warning Type” setting. Warnings can now be received as voice messages or beeps.
• The recorded videos are available for playback in "Video Logs" page.
• Favorites can now be shared and imported later on a second device.

Oct 03
2019
Version 7.1.19.40.E3E23261.CB1CBC06

• Fixed road codes display inside sign post panels.

Sep 30
2019
Version 7.1.19.20.E3E23261.3973F9C4

• Stability improvements and bug fixes

May 12
2019
Version 7.1.19.19.E3E23261.108F8411

• Fixed issue regarding simulation in pedestrian mode
• Fixed issue regarding What's nearby / Search around options in offline mode
• Fixed flickering house numbers
• Fixed app crash when performing a search

May 05
2019
Version 7.1.19.17.9D3D21B9.0357CBF5

• New Privacy Statement at first app launch which explicitly states we ensure a private and safe user experience;
• Powerful new search;
• Elevation support with route profile, description for road type, surface and steepness;
• Location details with support for ETA and Wikipedia;
• GPS position should feel more precise and smooth;
• Various other bug fixes and improvements

Feb 17
2019
Version 7.1.19.7.2CC5C3C2.6FB741B1

• Maps can now be updated over mobile network.
• Dark colour scheme is available regardless of the navigation mode.
• HUD can be used in both Portrait and Landscape mode.
• A TTS message is played when tapping on a traffic event item from the route description or top navigation panel.
• The time format of the HUD ETA reflects the system settings.
• Fixed app crash in offline mode.
• Fixed app crash when put in background.
• Fixed settings persistence.
• Various other improvements and fixes

Nov 11
2018
Version 7.1.18.45.FE1FDBAD.731ACEEB

• We made Privacy a cornerstone of Magic Earth. Privacy means Freedom. So no add trackers, no collection and sharing of personal data, and no profiling!
• New map update procedure: the old maps are kept on the device as long as there is enough space for both current maps and new ones.
• Head Up Display is now available for car navigation (Settings > Navigation > Car > Head Up Display)
• Fixed startup crash issue
• Improved alternative routes generation
• Other performance improvements and fixes

Nov 04
2018
Version 7.1.18.44.432CDF9B.AD9CDBB8

1. We made Privacy a cornerstone of Magic Earth. Privacy means Freedom. So no add trackers, no collection of personal data, no sharing of personal data and no profiling!
2. New map update procedure: the old maps are kept on the device as long as there is enough space for both current maps and the new ones.
3. Head Up Display is now available for car navigation (Settings > Navigation > Car > Head Up Display).
4. Improved alternative routes generation.
5. Performance improvements and bug fixes.

Jul 15
2018
Version 7.1.18.28.2312F199.E132FC4F

• Search results subcategories can now be marked on the map
• Settings have been organized in a more logical way
• KML/KMZ files can be imported directly from Web/Gmail app
• Map updates are possible also on mobile data
• House numbers are now displayed during navigation
• New approach for highway traffic avoidance
• New approach for roundabout exit count and exit announcements
• Improved route calculation
• Improved GPS signal acquisition at app startup
• Performance improvements and bug fixes

Apr 01
2018
Version 7.1.18.12.FEFB4315.8FB29E8D

Thanks for using Magic Earth! We're listening to your feedback and working to improve the app for the very best navigation experience. This version offers you performance improvements and fixes.

Enjoying Magic Earth? Please take a moment to rate the app and share a review in the app store. Your feedback is also welcome at support@generalmagic.com. We would love to hear from you.

Mar 12
2018
Version 7.1.18.10.D39C15D5.B7EB8FCF

• Refreshed app interface
• Improved pedestrian & bike route calculation speed
• Optimised Text-to-speech (TTS) pronunciation for some street names

• Streamlined German recorded voice instructions
• Reduced map animation speed when flying to a location, route overview or route instruction
• Various other performance improvements and fixes

Feb 05
2018
Version 7.1.18.5.928E8F00.F82E9F1A

Thanks for using Magic Earth! We update the app regularly to bring you great new features and optimisations. This version offers you performance improvements and bug fixes for the very best navigation experience.
Enjoying Magic Earth? Please take a moment to rate the app and share a review in the app store. Your feedback is also welcome at support@generalmagic.com. We would love to hear from you.

Dec 17
2017
Version 7.1.17.50.504aa06c.09ffd640

• New Route Description view: swipe to the left to access the Route steps and Traffic pages
• Improved avoidance of unpaved roads
• Shortened animation time for double tap zooming
• Various performance optimisations
Enjoying Magic Earth? Please share your feedback and rate our app on Google Play Store.

Nov 08
2017
Version 7.1.17.45.d5f3838b.6cca33fe

• Organise your Favourites in folders
• One-finger zoom: tap the screen twice to zoom in. Tap twice, hold & move the finger up and down to find your favourite zoom level.
• When turned off, screen stays off during navigation
• ‘Avoid unpaved roads’ option in Navigation settings (with the latest maps)
• ‘Night colours’ are now in Navigation settings, with effect in navigation and tracking mode (phone in mount & moving)
• Make the most of Magic Earth with the ‘Tips & Tricks’ in Support section

Oct 01
2017
Version 7.1.17.39.EE9FEF8.AE1B5C7

• Exit names are announced when available
• Pin icons show you all search results on the map
• Improved bicycle routing
• Driving speed and battery always visible in tracking mode
• Dynamic item height for Home and Work in the search view
• Demo speed can be increased up to 10 times
• Various optimisations and fixes

Sep 03
2017
Version 7.1.17.35.7C17EE4.7B62A3E

• Added important POI shortcuts in the Search screen
• Greatly enhanced route recalculation
• Improved lane display in intersections
• Option ‘Play voice over Bluetooth’ working as expected
• Optimised display of 3D buildings (shapes and footprints) in 2D and 3D mode
• Solved SD card detection problem
• Various design enhancements
• Other improvements and fixes
If you like Magic Earth, please take a moment to share your thoughts and post a favourable review. Thank you.

Jul 19
2017
Version 7.1.17.29.10F3802.355FA47

• Route calculation just got faster
• Voice guidance now available for pedestrian navigation
• Quick access to the Volume options during navigation: just tap the Sound icon
• New Warnings volume setting
• Optimised pedestrian & bicycle routing
• Improved design of the bottom navigation panels
• Map version displayed in the About screen
• New map data cache setting in Advanced Settings
• Solved SD card detection for some phones
• Solved the missing map layers at fresh app installation

Jul 17
2017
Version 7.1.17.28.80EF136.0D1D2DA

• Route calculation just got faster
• Voice guidance now available for pedestrian navigation
• Optimised pedestrian & bicycle routing
• Improved design of the complex bottom navigation panels
• Quick access to the Volume options during navigation: just tap the Sound icon
• Map version displayed in the About screen
• New map data cache setting in Advanced Settings
• Solved SD card detection for some phones
If you like Magic Earth, please take a moment to post a favourable review. Thank you!

Jun 28
2017
Version 7.1.17.25.82BDED4.FE6FD98

• New Driving mode options for navigation and tracking (follow GPS) mode: ‘Automatic’, ‘2D’ and ‘3D’
• ‘Distance to destination’, ‘Current speed’, ‘Duration till destination’ and ‘Estimated time of arrival’ are now displayed simultaneously during navigation. Just tap three times on the bottom left/right navigation panels.
• Fine-tuned traffic avoidance
• Redesigned ‘Show’ menu
• New Arabic font
• Map version displayed in the ‘Download maps’ screen
• Battery icon shown also in tracking mode

Jun 07
2017
Version 7.1.17.23.292892A.EEEC933

• Redesigned settings
• New Mobile data option
• New Avoid traffic options
• Rearrange Points of interest categories
• Set Home and Work using all search options
• Download maps overnight (while phone connected to power and Wi-Fi)
• View map download progress in the map screen
• Improved audio on Android 7
• Like and follow General Magic Company on Facebook and Twitter
If you love Magic Earth, please take a moment to post a favourable review.

Mar 28
2017
Version 7.1.17.12.7564059.CA3AD7C

• More control over the app audio: play navigation and alerts on the phone speaker when you’re connected to a Bluetooth device
• More flexibility and rapidity in your search: reorder the search options in the Search and Directions screens according to your preferences and needs
• Performance improvements and bug fixes
• Like and follow General Magic Company on Facebook and Twitter to stay up-to-date with our latest news
If you like Magic Earth, please take a moment to post a favourable review.

Mar 02
2017
Version 7.1.17.9.4A73667.673E8A0

• Choose what Points-of-interest categories you see on the map
• Navigation starts automatically in 10 seconds after route overview
• Improved pinch zooming in Terrain map mode
• Optimised design of ‘Download maps’ section: swipe to the left to check your Downloaded or Downloading maps
• Delete all regions of any country map simultaneously
• App fully localized in French, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese, Swedish, Greek, Chinese, Japanese, Arabic, Farsi, Czech and Romanian
• Improvements and bug fixes

Jan 31
2017
Version 7.1.17.5.5722323.BB44598

• Adapt your speed warning preferences to driving inside and outside city areas
• Set Night colours manually or automatically for your travels
• Public Transport now available in more cities and growing every day! Check the coverage on www.generalmagic.com.
• Performance improvements and bug fixes based on your valuable feedback
If you like Magic Earth, please take a moment to share your thoughts and post a favourable review. Thanks, we greatly appreciate your help!

Jan 30
2017
Version 7.1.17.4.10180E8.72F119F

• Adapt your speed warning preferences to driving inside and outside city areas
• Set Night colours manually or automatically for your travels
• Public Transport now available in more cities and growing every day! Check the coverage on www.generalmagic.com.
• Performance improvements and bug fixes based on your valuable feedback
If you like Magic Earth, please take a moment to share your thoughts and post a favourable review. We greatly appreciate your help!

Dec 23
2016
Version 7.1.16.51.448AC62.4ED316B

Don’t have Rudolph the red-nose reindeer to guide your way? We’ve tweaked Magic Earth so you enjoy safe and pleasant travels with our app when touring relatives, visiting friends or heading to the ski slopes.
• Optimised search
• Favourites edit/delete during route planning
• New font system for a crisp display of special characters on the map everywhere around the world
• Performance improvements and bug fixes thanks to your feedback
Best wishes from the very merry team at General Magic!

Dec 09
2016
Version 7.1.16.49.7735D71.064EB10

• New updated OpenStreetMap data
• Add as many intermediate points to your route as needed
• Optimised GPS positioning and GPS consistency
• Automatic day/night colour change when driving without a planned route
• Optimised routing in traffic conditions and on service roads
• Turn speed limit warnings on and off
• Public Transport now available in more cities and growing every day! Check the coverage on www.generalmagic.com.
• Performance improvements and bug fixes based on your feedback

Nov 24
2016
Version 7.1.16.47.A3B0AE6.C483C6E

• Optimized search and routing
• ‘No Sound’ option persistent between app sessions
• Short tap on a house number on the map and start navigating
• Auto-adjustable map label size depending on the system font size
• Public Transport now available in more cities and growing every day! Check the coverage on www.generalmagic.com.
• Performance improvements and bug fixes based on your valuable feedback
If you like Magic Earth, please take a moment to post a favourable review. Thank you!

Oct 18
2016
Version 7.1.16.42.D9B5D45.08A1DB3

• Current speed, speed limits and speed camera warnings when driving without a planned route
• Improved management of alternative routes in case of traffic events
• Performance improvements and bug fixes based on your valuable feedback
Google Play reviews are very helpful for us. If you like Magic Earth, please take a moment to share your thoughts and post a favourable review. We would greatly appreciate your help.
Thanks for using Magic Earth!

Sep 30
2016
Version 7.1.16.39.9DF08E3.022EEAD

• Play app voice instructions as Bluetooth phone call in the car
• Search for geographic coordinates via Free text search
• Improved Contacts search
• Optimised GPS positioning and GPS consistency
• Routes including ferries and tolls are now marked accordingly
• Other improvements and fixes based on your valuable contribution!
If you like Magic Earth, please take a moment to share your thoughts and post a favourable review. We would greatly appreciate your help.
Thanks for using Magic Earth!

Sep 16
2016
Version 7.1.16.37.B15D443.E6853CD

• Optimised GPS positioning and GPS consistency
• Solved map rendering problem for devices with Nvidia Tegra 3 processor
• Improved audio behaviour via Bluetooth
• Corrected text display for right-to-left scripts such as Arabic and Farsi
• Uninstall speed cameras option is back
• Various optimisations and fixes based on our customers’ feedback
If you like Magic Earth, please take a moment to share your thoughts and post a favourable review. We greatly appreciate your help!

Aug 16
2016
Version 7.1.16.33.D5ECFD1.25A0F71

• Human Voices are back in the main settings of the app!
• Solved GPS position problem
• Performance optimisations and bug fixes
Google Play reviews are very helpful for us. If you like Magic Earth, please take a moment to share your thoughts and post a favourable review. We would greatly appreciate your help.
Thanks for using Magic Earth!

Aug 11
2016
Version 7.1.16.32.D5ECFD1.39F968F

• Human Voices are back! Download and switch to your favourite voice in Route Overview / Settings / Voice language
• Sort your Public transport routes by departure or arrival time, or by duration
• Receive Text-to-speech voice guidance in a different language than your phone language
• Improved Voice volume settings
• Fixed text display problems for Arabic
• Performance enhancements and bug fixes
If you like Magic Earth, please take a moment to share your thoughts and post a favourable review!

Aug 05
2016
Version 7.1.16.31.FBA3955.0FBA5D4

• Bug fixes and stability improvements

Aug 02
2016
Version 7.1.16.31.646B578.1E55964

• Brand new maps
• 3D maps
• Satellite maps
• Turn-by-turn navigation optimised for car, pedestrian and bicycle
• HD Traffic
• Transit
• Offline Maps
• Regional Maps
• Crisp and beautifully simplified user interface
Google Play reviews are very helpful for us. If you like Magic Earth, please take a moment to share your thoughts and post a favourable review. We would greatly appreciate your help.
Thanks for using Magic Earth!

Nov 24
2015
Version 7.0.15.48.EE8174A.ADA02A5

• Now, Magic Earth is entirely free, without any in-app purchases! Existing subscribers to HD Traffic will be able to continue to use it until the end of their subscription period.
• Improved navigation instructions
• Improved house number search results
• Improved import of kml files to add points-of-interest
• Several other minor bug fixes
If you like Magic Earth, please take a moment to share your thoughts and post a favorable review on Google Play. We would greatly appreciate your help.

Sep 07
2015
Version 7.0.15.36.8B2F667.C8F1E30

Free turn-by-turn navigation, free downloadable maps and free speed cameras.


• OpenStreetMap. Will do to maps what Wikipedia did to encyclopedia.
• Free Turn-by-Turn Navigation. Lane information, speed limits and road signs with crystal clear instructions.
• Car. It's not just free, it also features high quality routes, lane information, speed limits and road signs, and crystal clear instructions.
• Walk. Walking with Magic Earth guides you to your destination in the blink of an eye. The plain 2D map, crystal clear route and accurate position will make finding your hotel or restaurant so much easier. As well as your way back…
• Bike. Benefit from the richness of OpenStreetMap with dedicated bicycle routing.
• Lane Guidance. Wouldn’t it be nice to know exactly which lane to use? Well in advance you will receive an on-screen and spoken instruction which lane to choose. Safe and comfortable.
• Multiple Stops. Multi-stop routes. Because sometimes going from A to B goes through C. Or D…
• Road Signs. Relevant road sign information from the map, displayed in a beautiful panel in the navigation bar – using the same colors that are used on the road. Making it very easy to follow your route.
• Speed cameras. Save big on speeding tickets. Free!
• Speed Warnings. Receive warnings when you're speeding.
• Free map downloads. Browse, search, route and navigate without the need for an internet connection.
• Weather. Select weather directly from the map for more than 100,000 locations anywhere in the world.
• Wikipedia. More than 500,000 Wikipedia articles selectable directly from the map – when and where you need them most.



NOTES:
- Speed cameras is a free service, available for selected countries.
- Weather and Wikipedia require internet connection.

Jul 21
2015
Version 7.0.15.30.4C2626F.4A591E7

Free turn-by-turn navigation, free downloadable maps and free speed cameras. HD Traffic is available as an in-app purchase.


• OpenStreetMap. Will do to maps what Wikipedia did to encyclopedia.
• Free Turn-by-Turn Navigation. Lane information, speed limits and road signs with crystal clear instructions.
o Car. It's not just free, it also features high quality routes, lane information, speed limits and road signs, and crystal clear instructions.
o Walk. Walking with Magic Earth guides you to your destination in the blink of an eye. The plain 2D map, crystal clear route and accurate position will make finding your hotel or restaurant so much easier. As well as your way back…
o Bike. Benefit from the richness of OpenStreetMap with dedicated bicycle routing.
o Lane Guidance. Wouldn’t it be nice to know exactly which lane to use? Well in advance you will receive an on-screen and spoken instruction which lane to choose. Safe and comfortable.
o Multiple Stops. Multi-stop routes. Because sometimes going from A to B goes through C. Or D…
o Road Signs. Relevant road sign information from the map, displayed in a beautiful panel in the navigation bar – using the same colors that are used on the road. Making it very easy to follow your route.
o Speed cameras. Save big on speeding tickets. Free!
o Speed Warnings. Receive warnings when you're speeding.
• Free map downloads. Browse, search, route and navigate without the need for an internet connection.
• Weather. Select weather directly from the map for more than 100,000 locations anywhere in the world.
• Wikipedia. More than 500,000 Wikipedia articles selectable directly from the map – when and where you need them most.
• HD Traffic. Save up to 18.5% of your time. Proven.



NOTES:
- Speed cameras is a free service, available for selected countries.
- Weather and Wikipedia require internet connection.
- Traffic requires an internet connection and is available for selected countries as an in-app purchase.

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