Maps Pro is the most advanced mapping application on the Windows 8 Store. Directions, Street View, geolocation, Points of Interest, offline maps and a powerful search engine in one application, available worldwide.
Add your own files: Maps Pro can open your KML, KMZ, GPX and GeoJSON files and allows you to record your journey as a GPX file (tracks).
Offline Maps: Maps Pro uses the latest technology to display vector maps while you are offline. Download the data for a country and you will be able to search for a street, display Points Of Interest and get directions with text-to-speech and re-routing whilst offline.
Create beautiful maps: Maps Pro allows you to change the style of your map, choosing from over 20 different styles and providers including Nokia, ESRI, MapBox, Stamen, OpenStreetMap ( OSM ) and Bing Maps. Create custom maps by adding overlays such as Google Traffic, hiking routes or truck restrictions.
Geolocation: your location is automatically detected by Maps Pro depending on your IP address (desktop computer), GPS (tablet) or Bluetooth GPS. Maps Pro is now the only Windows 8 Store application compatible with external Bluetooth GPS!
Directions: Maps Pro helps you find your way with its powerful directions engine. Get directions from an address, your geolocation or coordinates and get driving instructions (with voice) using text-to-speech and automatic re-routing if you miss a turn. With offline maps available, Maps Pro will also guide you without needing an Internet connection.
Points of Interest: Display points of interest (POI) such as restaurants, cinemas, bars, etc. from 80+ categories, with reviews and details.
Choose your data provider: Google Maps, OpenStreetMap (OSM) or Baidu (China).
Street View: Access Google Street View and experience HD images in full screen.
Maps Pro is the best replacement for Microsoft Street and Trips, now discontinued by Microsoft.
Maps Pro is used by thousands of users all over the world: hiking in Germany, preparing rally tracks in Sweden, visualizing real estate projects in South Africa, planning camping trips in the UK, trekking in Mongolia, and driving around the USA in a RV are just a few examples of how Maps Pro has been used.
Version 75 - 28 January 2015 Added 3 more styles for offline vector maps, including a first version of a "night" style. Note that if you change styles too quickly (before the viewport is completly rendered), there might be issues. This will be fixed in a future update Added a notice on offline maps on the provenance of vector maps data (OpenStreetMap) Fixed reported issues
Version 74 - 17 January 2015 Support for high resolution "retina" screens for offline maps. Better street label placement in offline maps.
Version 73 - 15 January 2015 Faster offline rendering. Generation is now less prone to errors Massive improvements to offline routing for long routes. For instance, 100km routes in dense areas in Spain would take about 4 minutes to calculate, now down to less than 10 seconds.
English (United States), German, Spanish, Hindi (India), French, Russian (Russia), Danish (Denmark), Finnish (Finland), Italian, Polish (Poland), Serbian (Latin), Serbian (Cyrillic), Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional)