Making route planning easier
OziExplorer is an innovation in its software field, simplifying the concept of trips by permitting to plan them ahead in a manner that will allow you to reach your destination in an organized manner, faster than using the classical map approach.
In order to achieve all of this, OziExplorer relies on a very rich collection of functions which may seem overwhelming at first, but once you start exploring them, piece by piece, you will find their proper meaning.
Requires some getting used to
Because it achieves a complex purpose, OziExplorer relies on a rather complicated architecture, which is sure to challenge users every step of the way, until it becomes a habit to work with the program.
In order to plan your trip in an organized manner, OziExplorer puts at your disposal various utilities that will simplify your job. It can make use of digital maps (purchased or scanned) in order to create routes and waypoints, but it can also use GPS receivers in order to download and even upload such information.
Track your position in real time
This operation is available only for a short list of GPS models (Magellan, Garmin, Eagle, Lowrance, Brunton/Silva and MLR), but on the bright side, if you own a different type of GPS receiver, you can use it to track your position in real time (in the form of a moving map).
OziExplorer will accompany you throughout the trip, offering you instructions and displaying various parameters such as next waypoint, course, speed, distance, ETA and other such information.
In addition, you can also place comments, symbols and pictures on the maps, as well as to print waypoint lists.
To end with
Considering all of the above, OziExplorer is worth having in your traveling bag. It is innovative, well-built and smart enough to guide you throughout the whole trip. Even if it takes a little getting used to, available features give you the possibility to determine your position and always stay on track.
Reviewed by Andreea Matei, last updated on November 27th, 2014
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- Increased number of waypoints from 10000 to 100000.
- Added full support for Windows 8 internal GPS - position, speed, heading and satellites.
- Now supports 32bit tif map images.
- Fixed crashing if using tif map images and rotating the screen.
Application descriptionOziExplorer is an interactive application that allows you to work with digital maps and plan trips by creating waypoin...