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Tech Talk => Paperless and Mobile Caching => Apple Apps => Topic started by: kirok on August 11, 2010, 23:12:02

Title: List of useful Geocaching apps for Itouch/Iphone
Post by: kirok on August 11, 2010, 23:12:02
Original post by Zartimus in March 2010

List of apps culled from Model 12's Facebook thread on the subject. Some more suited to the out-in-the-woods Internet capacity of the iphone rather than the iTouch. Not sorted or in any order.

Geocaching
Geocaching Toolkit (iGCT)
iGeoCacher
Geosphere
GoogleEarth
AppBox Pro (Degrees > Mils, many other conversions, including currency)
Units (converts almost anything to anything)
WordmasterConvert
MultiConvert
HiCalc
ascii2bin
MathRef
Translator (language translator)
IMDB (movies).
Sign+Symbol
Morse Code
Whiteboard
Dictionary!
3GS Metal Detector
Sudoku Grab (a must!)
Killer Sudoku
Coordinates
Interactive Trig
Off Maps (a must!)
ScareBear Trail (for humour ONLY!)
St. John Ambulance
Textsafe
Thief Buster
iMorseCode
Chordmaster
Title: Re: List of useful Geocaching apps for Itouch/Iphone
Post by: GreyingJay on August 12, 2010, 10:55:51
iPad-specific apps

iPlunder HD - a GPX viewer with field note capability (but no on-board "find the cache" mode)
Title: Re: List of useful Geocaching apps for Itouch/Iphone
Post by: hidnseek on August 13, 2010, 10:10:18
Geocaching.com has an app and they are updating it as well.
Title: Re: List of useful Geocaching apps for Itouch/Iphone
Post by: inkyfiller on December 11, 2011, 14:47:11
Searching about at the App Store and found a terrific "Free" app called Topographic Maps of Canada. I downloaded it and it quickly adds tiles to it's database that work even when you are offline. Maps are true Topo and the refresh is amazingly fast. Haven't used it in the field, but it could be very handy as it shows all things Topo. (Creeks, streams, elevation etc -) Might help save a nasty bushwhack when a more circuitous but less nasty route to a cache is available. Anyway - it's free and fast!  Inkyfiller
Title: Re: List of useful Geocaching apps for Itouch/Iphone
Post by: bluelamb03 on December 11, 2011, 19:15:17
Searching about at the App Store and found a terrific "Free" app called Topographic Maps of Canada. I downloaded it and it quickly adds tiles to it's database that work even when you are offline. Maps are true Topo and the refresh is amazingly fast. Haven't used it in the field, but it could be very handy as it shows all things Topo. (Creeks, streams, elevation etc -) Might help save a nasty bushwhack when a more circuitous but less nasty route to a cache is available. Anyway - it's free and fast!  Inkyfiller

Nice! I like it.....
Thanks Inky!

Blue -
Title: Re: List of useful Geocaching apps for Itouch/Iphone
Post by: Sens-eh on December 13, 2011, 22:11:54
Wow! How did I not notice this subforum before!

Definitely the Geocaching app is number one, with iCGT by far the second most used by me. I`ve done one Werigo with the PiGo app - worked well for me. I`ve downloaded a dozen other related apps, but pretty much iCGT takes care of everything the official Geocaching app doesn`t. (at least among the free apps, when you are caching with 3G coverage).

Thanks for the list - in particular the topo maps of canada app - that`s downloaded now for me could be handy when out of 3G coverage!
Title: Re: List of useful Geocaching apps for Itouch/Iphone
Post by: Sakidoo on June 28, 2012, 10:22:59
Searching about at the App Store and found a terrific "Free" app called Topographic Maps of Canada. I downloaded it and it quickly adds tiles to it's database that work even when you are offline. Maps are true Topo and the refresh is amazingly fast. Haven't used it in the field, but it could be very handy as it shows all things Topo. (Creeks, streams, elevation etc -) Might help save a nasty bushwhack when a more circuitous but less nasty route to a cache is available. Anyway - it's free and fast!  Inkyfiller

Nice! I like it.....
Thanks Inky!

Blue -
Thanks guys,  I'm downloading topo for B.C.  excellent and helpful info