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Description

Walter Maps is a professional tool for online and fully offline geodata collection and editing. You can use it stand alone or as a ready-to-use field data collection tool in your existing geodata environment.

The app comes in two flavors, Walter Maps and Walter Maps Pro. Walter Maps contains some editing features, and could be regarded as a reader app for geodata and maps produced by Walter Maps Pro. The target audience for Walter Maps Pro is professional users collecting geodata and producing maps.

In this version, Walter Maps, you can whenever you want unlock the Walter Maps Pro features monthly, i.e. you only pay for Pro functionality when you need it!

Important information about the Pro unlock subscription:
- The subscription unlocks the Pro functionality.
- This is a monthly subscription.
- The price per month is 10 USD.
- Payment will be charged to your Google Play Account at confirmation of purchase.
- The subscription automatically renews unless auto-renewal is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current period.
- Your account will be charged with 10 USD for renewal within 24 hours prior to the end of the current period.
- The subscription does not contain any free trial period.


Walter Maps and Walter Maps Pro contain the following basic features:
- No ads
- Supports Shape, TIFF, GeoTIFF, JPEG, WMS, WMTS, and TMS
- Record waypoints & tracks
- Easy measurements of coordinates, lengths and areas
- Supports many length and area units, e.g. m, miles, yards, sq.feet, ha, acres etc.
- Supports any map projection (projected coordinate system)
- Add and delete points, polygons & lines
- Collect 2 photos/videos per point, line or polygon feature
- View and edit attributes
- Create own symbologies (one per map layer)
- More than 670 built in symbols for points
- Use own point symbols in svg-format
- Download single or multiple symbols in svg-format
- Create and open map packages
- Copy GPS position to clipboard
- Use Dropbox for sharing and backup of data
- Download layers from http URLs
- Multi lingual-support, i.e. create your own language files. Default languages: English and Swedish.
- Fully described JSON based map document and map package format.

Walter Maps Pro contains the following additional professional features:
- Merge polygon features
- Multi part features to single part features
- Split polygons by drawn lines or other line layer
- Clean polygons
- Single step undo of geometry edits
- Create new shape files
- Add new attribute fields to shape files
- Use custom built rules (single or multiple) for creating data collection forms
- Tools for assigning date, time, polygon area, line length or polygon perimeter, centroid, UUID, GPS position, cursor position and altitude, compass direction, device pitch and roll to field attributes
- Collect any number of photos/videos per feature
- Select photos from device album
- Import points from text files
- Export vector layers to text files or MS Excel (*.xls)
- Download layers from pw protected URLs
- Email complete map or selected layer
- Launch websites based on feature attribute values
- Save WMS, WMTS, and TMS layers to offline layers
- Use cached WMS, WMTS, and TMS in online mode
- Cut and resample raster layers
- Export present map view to jpg image
- Any number of conditional symbologies, i.e. symbology by field based SQL-queries
- Pan to projected or geographic coordinate (x,y or lat,long)
- Display distance circles around current GPS position
- Display distance circles around cursor position
- Display proximity circles around current GPS position and around cursor position
- Measure raster values
- Copy coordinate for cursor position to clip board
- Quickly alternate layers in the map
- Local backup of vector data
- Energy save mode
- Toolbox functions:
Distribute sample plots within polygons and along lines


The in app purchase "Unlock Walter Maps Pro" terms of use can be found at: http://waltermaps.com/walter_maps_ppm_terms_of_use/

 Free in Google Play

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Apr 25, 2017 (almost 2 years ago).

Releasing new versions every about 1 month, on average.

May 20
2018
(Current)
Version 1.3.7

- Removed bug preventing Walter Maps to verify *.wm_layer.zip and *.wm_map.zip packages in some special cases
- Removed bug preventing creation of shape files using user defined templates (Walter Maps Pro only)
- Removed bug preventing creation of sample plots using user defined templates (Walter Maps Pro only)

May 07
2018
Version 1.3.5

- Improved display performance
- Added calculation of area, length, and x/y coordinate for all features in a layer (Walter Maps Pro only)
- Added possibility to replace all visible colours in a raster layer with a single color
- Added forwarding optimization (Walter Maps Pro only)

Mar 28
2018
Version 1.3.3

- Made export of Walter Maps proprietary wms layers possible
- Improved display speed when using web map layers
- Added optional display of meridians, making projection induced grid convergence visible for the user
- Added the toolbox tool: Buffering (Walter Maps Pro only)
- Added layer combine function: Merge layers (Walter Maps Pro only)
- Added Swedish Aerial Orthophotos 1960 as an included web map layer
- Added NASA Blue Marble background map for use with WGS84 Pseudo Mercator

Mar 26
2018
Version 1.3.2

- Made export of Walter Maps proprietary wms layers possible
- Improved display speed when using web map layers
- Removed projection induced grid convergence from visualized device direction
- Added optional display of meridians, making projection induced grid convergence visible for the user
- Added the toolbox tool: Buffering (Walter Maps Pro only)
- Added layer combine function: Merge layers (Walter Maps Pro only)
- Added Swedish Aerial Orthophotos 1960 as an included web map layer

Jan 12
2018
Version 1.3.1

- Corrected rendering of compass direction
- Removed possibility to change display quality
- Added possibility to change line type to "None"
- Added 180+ point symbols
- Added web map cache option for faster web map display (Walter Maps Pro only)
- Added energy save mode (Walter Maps Pro only)
- Added mouse zoom, pan and digitizing
- Added measurement of device pitch and roll (Walter Maps Pro only)
- Added access to User's Guide in pdf format

Aug 28
2017
Version 1.2.3

- Improved visual appearance for scroll lists and dialogue boxes
- Added default full screen interface
- Removed the green semi-transparent tool background
- Improved visual appearance for buttons and text display
- Turn on and off map layers by directly clicking in the map layers scroll list
- Added display of compass direction for last line segment when measuring distances
- Added the toolbox tool: Distribute sample plots (Walter Maps Pro only)
- Bugfixes

Jun 28
2017
Version 1.1.27

1.1.27
- Improved display of selected features

Jun 26
2017
Version 1.1.26

1.1.26
Improved purchase of Walter Maps Pro subscription

Jun 24
2017
Version 1.1.22

1.1.22
- Added optional monthly subscription to Walter Maps Pro professional features

Jun 21
2017
Version 1.1.21

1.1.21
- Prevented entering general settings while rendering map
- Prevented map rendering while general settings is open
- Enabled viewing of Privacy Policy

May 18
2017
Version 1.1.0

- Measuring tool is made visible, even though no map layers exist
- Bug-fix: preventing crash when web-map layer cannot be projected
- Improved visibility for selected features
- Enabled user to download maps and layers from URLs (use of pwd-protected URL requires Walter Maps Pro)
- Made "Online Help" as top most item in general settings scroll list
- Made pointer appear in map center when starting measure mode, add waypoint mode, edit mode, split mode, and measuring raster values mode

May 04
2017
Version 1.0.7

- Improved display of web map layers
- Added initial setup of projected coordinate system
- Added OpenTopoMap as an included web map layer
- Added a background map layer
- Online help is moved from in-app-webview to external web browser
- Web-links in attribute view are opened in external web-browser (Walter Maps Pro only)

Apr 25
2017
Version 1.0.6

This is the first release!

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