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Grid Tool

NOTE: Under iOS 8, the Share menu of the Coordinates tab is unfortunately not working

NOTE: Under iOS 8, the Share menu of the Coordinates tab is unfortunately not working

Grid Tool

by Viatact AB
Grid Tool
Grid Tool
Grid Tool

What is it about?

NOTE: Under iOS 8, the Share menu of the Coordinates tab is unfortunately not working. It will take longer time than expected to fix this bug. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Grid Tool

App Details

Version
1.4.1
Rating
NA
Size
2Mb
Genre
Navigation Utilities
Last updated
November 15, 2013
Release date
July 11, 2011
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App Screenshots

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App Store Description

NOTE: Under iOS 8, the Share menu of the Coordinates tab is unfortunately not working. It will take longer time than expected to fix this bug. We apologize for the inconvenience.
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- Unique visual indication of UTM coordinates if you are using a paper map.
- Fast and easy conversion between UTM and decimal degrees (WGS84).
- Export a UTM position as an e-mail or text message (SMS) or to the Google Earth™ app.
- Both Apple Maps and a simplified (static) Google Maps™ in iOS 6.

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The full story:

Grid Tool is the ultimate tool for reading a topographic paper map based on UTM!

Use it as a magnifying glass together with your paper map. It will help you finding the right square on the map grid. Then, the GPS will point out your position directly on the map.

Other features:
- Indicates the current 1 kilometer square on an online map(*), which will also assist you in finding your way on your paper map.
- Send UTM position via e-mail or SMS with an included Google Maps™ link.
- Send a position directly to the Google Earth™ app or to the new Google Maps™ app.
- Send a KML file via e-mail.
- Coordinate conversion between UTM and decimal degrees (WGS84).
- Either automatic or fixed UTM zone.

Grid Tool is the perfect companion to your paper map and compass when trekking or in other outdoor activities. Reading a map has never been so easy, convenient and fun!

The app supports UTM with the WGS84/NAD83/ETRS89 datum which is used in many countries around the world (including US).
The app also includes support for the two Swedish grids SWEREF 99 TM and RT90.

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(*) The online map service in iOS 6 is the Apple Maps service, with a simplified static Google Maps view available as a complement. (In iOS 4 and 5, only Google Maps are available.)

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Compatibility:
- iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4 or iPhone 3GS with minimum iOS 4.3 required.
- You must have a paper map with a printed UTM WGS84 grid!

Disclaimer:
All software may suffer from bugs and all electronic devices may malfunction or run out of battery. Viatact AB does not take any responsibility for injuries or losses caused directly or indirectly by the use of this app. Never go trekking in remote areas without a paper map, a traditional compass and the knowledge of how to use them!

Google Maps and Google Earth are trademarks of Google Inc.