Category Archives: Gaia GPS

Gaia GPS for Android version 6.5.12

Gaia GPS for Android update 6.5.12 adds the ability to import custom map sources directly into the app as an alternative to using the addmapsource page on gaiagps.com. Create a TileJSON using a TMS map source by following the instructions in this Help Center article. Test out your TMS URL here: http://trailbehind.github.io/TilejsonTester/. After creating the… Read More »

Gaia GPS for iOS version 10.8

The newest update to Gaia GPS for iOS, version 10.8, includes a major UI change—the removal of Offline Mode. Since iOS now allows users to disable LTE data for apps on an individual basis, and GPS works in Airplane Mode for iOS 8.4 and later, Offline Mode slipped into obsolescence. This change also fixes a… Read More »

Introducing Pagination and Search on gaiagps.com

The gaiagps.com datasummary pages got a functionality makeover, with a new search feature and the ability to handle large amounts of data better than ever before. Find and Organize Your Data Faster search through your tracks, routes, waypoints, and maps lists load your data faster and more reliably with pagination better animations and updated page… Read More »

Gaia GPS for iOS version 10.7

Gaia GPS for iOS version 10.7 boasts several great fixes, and offers a better alternative default map source to display in place of an unavailable main source. In the past, the MapQuest OpenStreetMap source displayed in lieu of an unavailable map selection. Now, the the in-house GaiaTopo, based on OSM data and stylized with the Gaia… Read More »

Gaia GPS for Android Version 6.5

In a continued push to increase development on Gaia GPS for Android, version 6.5 boasts a big list of updates. This includes the addition of the NAD-27 datum—a highly requested feature, especially with Emergency Response professionals. You can now toggle between NAD27 and WGS84 directly from the settings menu. Other important updates include: Multi-layered downloads… Read More »

Import Custom Map Sources on gaiagps.com

Now available on gaiagps.com—import custom map sources directly to your online account with a TMS URL. Read here to learn more about finding a TMS URL. Until now, only iOS users had the ability to add TMS sources to Gaia GPS, and doing so required testing the TMS URL, converting the data into a TileJSON… Read More »

New Profile Page on gaiagps.com

Along with new logo and icon design updates,the gaiagps.com profile page got a makeover. Now, when you login to gaiagps.com you get directed to your profile page instead of the public trips gallery. Streamlined Navigation The new design highlights the Recent Activity and Favorites tabs. To make room, the map display got removed. You can… Read More »

France IGN topo maps return to Gaia GPS

If you plan to backpack in France, Gaia GPS now has another great topo map source for you—France IGN topo maps. Similar to USGS topos, these beautiful, accurate, hand-drawn maps come from a government agency charged with the task. GaiaPro Exclusive—Because France Needs Your Support You’ll need a GaiaPro subscription to access the France IGN topo,… Read More »