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The Best Apps for Navigation

With our beloved iPhone with us, there really is no excuse for ever getting lost. These are the best apps available for getting you safely from here to there.

Waze Navigation & Live Traffic
Google Maps - GPS Navigation
NAVIGON
Sygic GPS Navigation & Maps
Scout GPS, ETA, Maps & Traffic

Best Apps

Highest scored apps in the category

Inform others
Waze Navigation & Live Traffic

Waze Navigation & Live Traffic

Waze Inc.

The best app for GPS, traffic details, community reporting, and more

Avoid traffic jams, update others on construction or accidents, and more. Waze does all of that, plus helps you find places with Foursquare integration and more.

Google Maps
Google Maps - GPS Navigation

Google Maps

Google, Inc.

Get where you're going with Google Maps

Covering more than 220 countries and an astounding 15,000 cities across the world, Google maps is comprehensive and a traveler's best friend. Apple Watch users can also take advantage of the app on the wearable device. Along with directions and traffic information, you can also use the app to learn about what's around you and other points of interested.

NAVIGON
NAVIGON

NAVIGON

Garmin Wuerzburg GmbH

Navigate with offline maps and never get lost again.

Navigon provides offline maps and navigation for North America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. The app offers voice announcements, traffic information, speed camera alerts, and free roadside parking. Navigon has a free trial and is subscription-based.

Sygic GPS Navigation & Maps
Sygic GPS Navigation & Maps

Sygic GPS Navigation & Maps

Sygic a. s.

Sygic GPS Navigation & Maps is your one map for everything.

Sygic: GPS Navigation & Maps is the most advanced navigation app, trusted by 150 million drivers. Whether you are travelling, commuting to work, or driving professionally this app is your one map for everything.

Also Good

Apps with average score

Scout GPS, ETA, Maps & Traffic
Scout GPS, ETA, Maps & Traffic
Scout GPS, ETA, Maps & Traffic

Scout GPS, ETA, Maps & Traffic

Telenav, Inc.

Scout is a personalized navigation experience for the iPhone. The app allows you to navigate to locations with its voice guided turn by turn navigation. Scout lets you specify custom locations such as your home or where you work so you can easily navigate back with a single tap of...

Yandex.Navi – navigation, maps
Yandex.Navi – navigation, maps
Yandex.Navi – navigation, maps

Yandex.Navi – navigation, maps

Yandex LLC

Yandex.Navi is a full-featured GPS navigation app. Join millions of drivers using Yandex.Navi to reduce driving stress, improve city navigation, and protect yourself from risks on your route.

World-class user experience reduces driving stress:
· Beat traffic with real-time GPS routing
· Locate alternative route options
· Simplify your commute with real-time automatic...

HERE WeGo - City navigation
HERE WeGo - City navigation
HERE WeGo - City navigation

HERE WeGo - City navigation

HERE Apps LLC

HERE WeGo is a free app that makes city navigation effortless. With detailed routes, turn-by-turn guidance and information about every way of getting around, it's the only app you need to navigate the city.

MORE OPTIONS, LESS HASSLE
Take your car, your bike or public transit to get to your destination. If...

INRIX Traffic
INRIX Traffic
INRIX Traffic

INRIX Traffic

INRIX, Inc.

Check out the route your preferred navigation app is giving you, and see if there are any traffic congestions on the way. Intix Traffic is updated regularly, but it's not as accurate as Google Maps, so I'd say skip it for now.

MapQuest: Navigation & Maps
MapQuest: Navigation & Maps
MapQuest: Navigation & Maps

MapQuest: Navigation & Maps

AOL Inc.

MapQuest from AOL is another free maps alternative on iOS. The app offers voice guided turn-by-turn navigation, live traffic information, and gas prices. The app does not include offline maps or support for places to eat and drink other than those in the United States and Canada. MapQuest is ad-supported,...

GPS Tracks HD
GPS Tracks HD
GPS Tracks HD

GPS Tracks HD

DMorneault

"One of the better GPS apps for sporting enthusiasts for the iPhone..."
- Bryan Wolfe, AppAdvice.com

Do you want to track your outdoor activities?
Do you need to navigate to waypoints?
Do you want to store your favorite destinations?

No login or account required, just turn it on and go!

GPS Tracks is an...

Car Navigation: Maps & Traffic
Car Navigation: Maps & Traffic
Car Navigation: Maps & Traffic

Car Navigation: Maps & Traffic

Sygic a. s.

This is 7 day trial version. You can upgrade to Lifetime Premium anytime.

Sygic Car Navigation is the world’s most installed offline navigation app, optimized for car infotainment systems. Just connect your iPhone to your car with a USB cable and enjoy navigation via car’s built-in in-dash display.

NAVIGATION FOR IPHONES...

iMaps+ for Google Maps
iMaps+ for Google Maps
iMaps+ for Google Maps

iMaps+ for Google Maps

Apptility Limited

iMaps+ brings Google maps, directions and street view back to your iOS device.

Features:

- Search by address or textual query (eg 'London, UK' or 'Restaurants in New York'). In addition, you can 'radar search' the visible map area to locate places of interest such as restaurants, pubs, ATMs and more.
- Just...

MilGPS
MilGPS
MilGPS

MilGPS

Cascode Labs Pty Ltd

MilGPS is an MGRS/USNG focused premium navigation tool trusted by soldiers, search and rescue personnel and other professional navigators around the world. View your current location and navigate to a waypoint in seconds. Or plan and organize your navigation using the powerful and intuitive mapping and overlay capabilities.

FEATURES
Display your current...

Magic Earth Navigation & Maps
Magic Earth Navigation & Maps
Magic Earth Navigation & Maps

Magic Earth Navigation & Maps

General Magic GmbH

OpenStreetMap, 3D and Satellite maps, Turn-by-turn navigation, HD Traffic, Transit and Offline maps. Entirely free.

MAPS
– OpenStreetMap
– 3D maps
– Satellite maps
– Wikipedia
– Weather
– Add points-of-interest

NAVIGATION
– Car Navigation
- Lane Guidance
- Multiple Stops
- Road Signs
- Speed Cameras
- Speed Warnings
– Pedestrian Navigation
– Bicycle Navigation

HD TRAFFIC
– Alternative routes
– Avoid traffic
– Updated every minute

TRANSIT
– Public...

GPS Direction
GPS Direction
GPS Direction

GPS Direction

VirtualMaze

"Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life."
GPS Direction is a GPS based compass app in which you can set target location whatever you want. Our compass will show the direction and the route on map to your target location. It will make your travel...

GPS Driving Route
GPS Driving Route
GPS Driving Route

GPS Driving Route

VirtualMaze

"Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life."

##### NOW WITH OFFLINE MAPS & NAVIGATION #####

GPS Driving Route is a very essential app for any kind of travellers, suitable for those who depend on GPS for finding location and finding shortest driving route to the destination....

NAVIGON North America
NAVIGON North America
NAVIGON North America

NAVIGON North America

Garmin Wuerzburg GmbH

If you are going to have one navigation app, this one is it. Navigon wins for best feature set and is updated regularly. The interface is cleaner than most and a recent update added a Google maps search for POIs right into the app. It's the only major brand navigation...

Genius Maps: GPS Navigation
Genius Maps: GPS Navigation
Genius Maps: GPS Navigation

Genius Maps: GPS Navigation

Mireo

PREMIUM OFFLINE GPS NAVIGATION WITH FREE MAPS AND POI

Genius Maps is a free application that installs on your iPhone and iPad. It's an offline route planning, exploration and navigation app that doesn't require a mobile internet connection to search and navigate. All the maps are stored on your device, so...

Pocket Earth Maps
Pocket Earth Maps
Pocket Earth Maps

Pocket Earth Maps

GeoMagik LLC

Have fun getting lost with Pocket Earth!

• Detailed worldwide maps and travel guides • Works completely offline even with GPS • Great when abroad, NO data roaming charges • Online routing with Voice Guidance and much more!

• We give you one offline city for free, in-app upgrade to access...

NAVIGON USA
NAVIGON USA
NAVIGON USA

NAVIGON USA

Garmin Wuerzburg GmbH

Navigon is a great app that has most of the features of TomTom navigation. However, while it is supposed to update maps automatically, many users report having issues with that functionality, claiming that they receive no updates at all. If you can put up with that one issue for the...

GeoNet GPS Navigator
GeoNet GPS Navigator
GeoNet GPS Navigator

GeoNet GPS Navigator

MIT GEOMATICS

GeoNet – The new-generation offline GPS navigator, which enables you to select and use maps from various map vendors.

OpenStreetMap (OSM), the project that creates and distributes free geographic data for the world. GeoNet maps based on OSM data offer worldwide coverage and stable updates


NOKIA maps, a high quality paid-for maps...

CoPilot GPS – Car Navigation
CoPilot GPS – Car Navigation
CoPilot GPS – Car Navigation

CoPilot GPS – Car Navigation

ALK Technologies Ltd.

Built for you, the driver. CoPilot is always ready to guide you with clear directions, reliable offline maps and powerful trip planning.

Trusted by over 16 million drivers, emergency services and professional delivery fleets worldwide, CoPilot is packed with advanced features and smart routing to help you navigate with confidence....

Navigate to Photo
Navigate to Photo
Navigate to Photo

Navigate to Photo

Roman Shevtsov

Navigate to Photo is a convenient way to navigate to any photo taken with location data, with your favorite navigation app, from any app using iOS built-in share sheet!

Just pick up to 5 photos within the Photos app, tap share and choose 'Navigate to Photo'.

Want to visit that nice place...

Navigation SDK by Hudway
Navigation SDK by Hudway
Navigation SDK by Hudway

Navigation SDK by Hudway

HUDWAY LLC

Navi SDK is a simple GPS navigation app for drivers.
It keeps it very intuitive and non-distracting, displaying just the outline of the road you’re driving and your next manoeuvre.

Features:
- Intuitive 3D map, simple navigation
- Voice Assistance
- Long tap on the map to set the destination
- Search for addresses...

Navitel Navigator
Navitel Navigator
Navitel Navigator

Navitel Navigator

Navitel

Navitel Navigator is a precise offline navigation with free geosocial services and detailed maps of 64 countries. Try popular navigation for 7 days free!
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* 20M DOWNLOADS WORLDWIDE *
* TOP 5 NAVIGATION IN 12 COUNTRIES!*
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People say:
“- From the plenty of navigation apps I tried, this is one of the best.”
“-...

CityGuide GPS-navigator
CityGuide GPS-navigator
CityGuide GPS-navigator

CityGuide GPS-navigator

MIT GEOMATICS

City Guide car navigator provides the following unique features:
- automatic maps updating; daily updating of vector city maps and traffic regulations - traffic signs, one way roads, speed limits, etc.
- traffic jams; 24 hours automatic service that informs about roads with free traffic, about traffic congestions and ways...

Scout GPS Link
Scout GPS Link
Scout GPS Link

Scout GPS Link

Telenav, Inc.

Scout GPS Link is a free mobile navigation app with MapStream™ mode, a full navigation experience with interactive, moving maps powered by real-time cloud information and designed exclusively for your car’s multimedia screen. Whether you’re commuting home, searching for a place to get gas, or want to beat traffic, get...

CoPilot USA - GPS Navigation & Offline Maps
CoPilot USA - GPS Navigation & Offline Maps
CoPilot USA - GPS Navigation & Offline Maps

CoPilot USA - GPS Navigation & Offline Maps

ALK Technologies Ltd.

Built for you, the driver. CoPilot is always ready to guide you with clear directions, reliable offline maps and powerful trip planning.

Trusted by over 16 million drivers, emergency services and professional delivery fleets worldwide, CoPilot is packed with advanced features and smart routing to help you navigate with confidence....

iGO Navigation
iGO Navigation
iGO Navigation

iGO Navigation

NNG LLC

Join millions of travelers around the world and take the journeys that matter. Using half the storage space of many other navigation apps, iGO Navigation is an offline app that guides you on adventures around the world.

Including only the features that help you the most, we do away with...

NaviMaps: 3D GPS Navigation
NaviMaps: 3D GPS Navigation
NaviMaps: 3D GPS Navigation

NaviMaps: 3D GPS Navigation

MapmyIndia

Never miss a turn with NaviMaps: 3D GPS Navigation. MapmyIndia now brings the most accurate car navigation system trusted by Maruti Suzuki, Jaguar Land Rover, Toyota, Fiat, TATA & Mahindra to your device.

NaviMaps: 3D GPS Navigation, an interactive maps and navigation app with voice direction. Get detailed maps of India,...

AcuraLink Navigation
AcuraLink Navigation
AcuraLink Navigation

AcuraLink Navigation

Acura

The AcuraLink™ Navi app is designed to provide in-vehicle navigation features mirrored from a smartphone to specially-equipped Acura vehicles. The AcuraLink Navi app is compatible with two specific 2016 - 18 Acura ILX trims: the Premium Edition and Premium with A-Spec Package. The App is compatible with the iPhone 5/5S/5C...

EasyTrails GPS Lite
EasyTrails GPS Lite
EasyTrails GPS Lite

EasyTrails GPS Lite

Zirak s.r.l.

EasyTrails GPS LITE is the LITE version of EasyTrails GPS, the complete GPS tracker app for your iPhone.
The perfect application for those who are passionate about OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES and TRAVELING, everybody who likes outdoor sports, and not only.

Are you going for a bike or motorcycle ride? Well, EasyTrails GPS will...

TomTom MyDrive™
TomTom MyDrive™
TomTom MyDrive™

TomTom MyDrive™

TomTom

EASILY PLAN YOUR DAILY DRIVE WITH REAL-TIME TRAFFIC


Choose the best route to take before you get in the car. Set up your personal traffic checker for any delays on your commute and see where traffic is right now. Optionally share your destination with a TomTom GPS device* for navigation through...

Sygic North America: GPS Navigation, Offline Maps
Sygic North America: GPS Navigation, Offline Maps
Sygic North America: GPS Navigation, Offline Maps

Sygic North America: GPS Navigation, Offline Maps

Sygic a. s.

The World’s Most Advanced Navigation app, trusted by 200 million drivers.
Sygic: GPS Navigation, Maps, Traffic, Speed Cameras
Whether you are travelling, commuting to work, or driving professionally Sygic GPS Navigation & Maps is your one map for everything.
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FEATURES
• High quality TomTom* maps stored on your device
• Voice guided navigation...

GPS Navigation (Sat Nav)
GPS Navigation (Sat Nav)
GPS Navigation (Sat Nav)

GPS Navigation (Sat Nav)

Telenav GmbH

GPS Navigation from skobbler - 3 full-fledged apps in one:

Top-rated navigation with voice prompts (turn-by-turn)
+
World map
+
Wiki travel guide

You get all this even if you are offline.

In addition:
skobbler NGx cutting-edge map technology.
Various search functions. Different map styles. Different route modes.
It is quite a package.

FULL-FLEDGED NAVIGATION FOR VEHICLES AND PEDESTRIANS, ONLINE OR...

Navmii GPS USA: Offline Navigation and Traffic
Navmii GPS USA: Offline Navigation and Traffic
Navmii GPS USA: Offline Navigation and Traffic

Navmii GPS USA: Offline Navigation and Traffic

Navmii Publishing Ltd

Navmii is a free community based navigation and traffic app for drivers.

Navmii puts voice-guided navigation, live traffic information, local search, points of interest and driver scores at your finger tips. With offline maps, for reliable navigation at home or abroad without an internet connection.

Over 24 million drivers already use...

Other Apps

Could be good for special cases

BigGuide

BigGuide

App Makers Srl - In Liquidazione

SAVE HUNDREDS OF EUROS IN ROAMING COST WHEREVER YOU GO.
Updated maps. Vocal Navigator. Millions of Points of Interest.
Road indications displayed in Augmented Reality on screen. Try Now!
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► 100% OFFLINE - IT WORKS ANYTIME, ANYWHERE.
- No Internet connection required.
- No international roaming cost.
- Long life of your data plan when you use in your Country.

► MULTILINGUAL VOCAL NAVIGATOR
- Turn-by-turn GPS voice directions
- Keep your eyes on the road and hands on the wheel with turn-by-turn voice guided GPS directions.

► UPDATED MAPS LIFETIME INCLUDED
- Vector map that you can zoom at any level. Updated with free continuous updates from OpenStreetMap.
- Compass and rotation map with very high resolution details and beautiful colors.
- Street names and Places are displayed both in the local language and in default device language.

► AUGMENTED REALITY NAVIGATION
- Routing and Navigation also in Augmented Reality.
- Driving directions not only appear on screen, but are overlaid on the live video stream of the actual street you are driving on.
- You are seeing the real world and actual road in front of you while being directed by a digital route on top of it.

► VIDEO AND PHOTO DASH CAM
- During the routing, you can take photos and video of the place you visit or the road you drive on. Without closing out of your guide.
- You can take a photo during your video registration.

► POWERFUL SEARCH
- Powerful Search engine for addresses, points of interest or near you.
- Thousands of places to discover and visit: Attractions, Restaurants, Shops and Nightlife venues, also displayed on Map.
- Find Means of Transportation: Underground, Train and Bus Stations, Airports and Others.

► ADVANCED ROUTING AND NAVIGATION
- Switchable 2D, 3D and Augmented Reality Navigation.
- Always the shortest and safest route for pedestrians, cyclists and car with the indication of distance and time of arrival.

► EASY PLANNING OF YOUR TRIP
- Easy bookmarks of your favorite points to visit or remember: your hotel, place to visit, meeting point.
- Select and book the best hotels for the best price near you (only available online).

► SHARE POSITION WITH FRIENDS
- Share your position with friends on Facebook, Twitter or by email.

► UNIVERSAL APPLICATION
- You can use it on your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

► MULTILANGUAGE
- Support for a lot of Language: English, French, Deutsch, Spanish, Norwegian, Italian, Arab, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Danish, Portuguese, Turkish, Russian, Hindi and more others.
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► UPDATED MAPS
Maps by OpenStreetMap contributors (CC-BY-SA).
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► Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.
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Open Road - The best driving experience for Maps Navigation, Music, and Calling in the Car

Open Road - The best driving experience for Maps Navigation, Music, and Calling in the Car

Backcountry Studios LLC

Open Road is the one driving app for your iPhone. One tap music, one tap navigation and one tap calling. Enjoy driving more.

Open Road does not use advertising or in app purchases. You get access to all premium features for the store price.

Open Road allows you to stay focused on the road by giving easy access to navigation, music and contacts. It offers a safer and easier driving experience to do the things you want to do in the car, and it can be used in any car. The beauty of Open Road is the ability to add one tap shortcuts to Playlists, Contacts, Locations, Map Searches, and your favorite driving apps that are already on your device. You also get one unified experience for driving directions & music. Finally!

Open Road has it’s own turn-by-turn navigation (IAP) or you can use your external navigation apps, like Google Maps and Waze. The Open Road music player plays music from your existing Spotify or iTunes Music library. Open Road also accepts Voice Commands for eyes free driving and offers a Global Search button fixed on every screen so that you can quickly search maps, music and contacts.

Once you have set up Open Road with your locations, contacts, playlists, and apps you will instantly benefit from fast access to everything you do while driving. The app utilizes a combination of clean design, large buttons and one touch Interactions to let you use your phone screen as little as possible. It works especially well when you have a car mount or car dock on your dashboard.

Key benefits

• 1-Touch Interactions - Single taps and swipes to control music, maps, navigation, and calling.
• Multi-function Apps - Navigation and Music are meant to be a unified experience in the car.
• Driving Shortcuts - Create shortcuts to your Playlists, Contacts, Locations, Map Searches etc.
• Safety - no more interacting between multiple apps or tapping through deep menus to do things in the car. Tap once for music, once for navigation and once for calling.


Features all included in the price:

• Integrated Voice Commands to perform basic functions
• Bluetooth integration
• One Touch Dashboard for instant access to navigation, playing music, calling or opening an app
• Customize your apps’ colors
• Global Search which allows you to find any location, playlist or contact in one interface
• Music Player for iTunes or Spotify that uses tap and swipe gestures for eyes free driving
• Maps App for easy searching and navigating to your desired location
• Daily Commute Notifications which provides destination times and traffic information with one touch to open into navigation mode
• Find My Car App to set your vehicle’s location and get directions to find it
• Drive Recorder App to record your driving - very beneficial if ever you are involved in an accident
• Statistics App that gathers things like your average speed, number of cities visited and distance travelled

We’re continually updating new features to Open Road. Please join our Facebook community if you have any feedback or questions, we would love to hear from you! Here is the link: https://facebook.com/theopenroadapp.

Please Note: Open Road uses GPS in the background to provide turn-by-turn navigation directions. Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.

VZ Navigator

VZ Navigator

Verizon Wireless

Try the all new VZ Navigator FREE* for 30 Days and then pay only $4.99/month thereafter, or use it when you need it for just $0.99 for 24 hours of use.

VZ Navigator is a premium navigation application that provides the most complete, accurate, and easy-to-use navigation assistance available. Enhanced 3D maps, intuitive local search and natural turn-by-turn voice guidance get you to your destination quickly and efficiently. Advanced features such as Doppler weather radar, gas prices, and movie showtimes give you valuable information to help save time and money.

Simple and Adaptive Maps
With a focus on optimizing the user experience, the map has been totally redesigned. Every feature, from the advanced gestures and unified color scheme to the high-fidelity landmarks and transparent 3D buildings has been expressly composed to balance simplicity and capability. Customizable map layers include real-time traffic, satellite view, Doppler weather radar, and favorites.

Personalized Local Searches
Search has been enhanced and is now better than ever. With TripAdvisor ratings and reviews integrated into points of interest, choosing local places to visit is a snap. With our improved Gas Station search, effortlessly view and compare all nearby stations and prices on the map. Our Movie search has also been overhauled to be easier to use, whether you’re just browsing or looking for specific movie or theater. Additionally, you can add any store brand or place category to your Explore panel, allowing one-tap to find your favorite places no matter where you go.

Streamlined Navigation
Helping you confidently and safely maneuver around streets and highways on your journey is our primary goal. Visual & Voice Lane Guidance and Realistic Highway Signs ensure you’re always in the right place at the right time while preparing for maneuvers. Natural Voice Guidance provides references to real-world landmarks like stop signs and traffic lights to help you make turns with confidence. Our navigation experience has been refreshed with real-time traffic integrated into your route, along with one-touch access to your upcoming maneuvers and route overview. Plus, take advantage of our customizable Speed Limits & Alerts to stay safe – and possibly even avoid a ticket.
*Offer valid for new VZ Navigator subscribers. Limited time offer. Customer will automatically continue with the $4.99 monthly subscription after the 30 day trial period ends. Unsubscribe anytime using the “My Account” menu option in the app or by calling 1.800.922.0204 within 30 days of downloading the app to avoid being charged.