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OSM-based England and Wales walking app

OpenStreetMap-based Android app for UK walkers and other countryside users, highlighting rights of way and showing contours from OS OpenData. Allows both online and offline use. In addition to navigation, walkers may share and download footpath issues (blockages, directions etc) and walking routes.


  • NonFreeNet: The map data is OpenStreetMap-derived but it is downloaded

from the Freemap server. OpenTrail does not currently send any personal information (such as your Google login) to the Freemap server. All data sent is completely anonymous. Location tracking (GPS) is used to find your location and to download nearby points of interest from the server. Server requests (to find all points of interest close to a given GPS location) are logged using standard server (Apache) logging; however they are not associated with a username or name.


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  • Version 0.4 (4) - Added on 2019-05-03

    This version requires Android 4.0.3 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • access precise location only in the foreground
      This app can get your exact location only when it is in the foreground. These location services must be turned on and available on your phone for the app to be able to use them. This may increase battery consumption.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.

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