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 (including USGS topo maps) 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 83 - 23 March 2015 You can now export a route as a GPX file with the path and waypoints so that you can see it while being offline. When clicking on your position (blue dot or arrow), you now have the toolbar to add as a favorite, access Street View, get directions, ... Added a new option in the directions menu to add a waypoint directly The arrow icon now displays your current movement direction when moving. A cone of vision is now displayed to show your compass heading when available
Version 82 - 19 March 2015 The "England" pack is now the "United Kingdom" pack, so you can now download Wales, Scotland and Northern Island data when you own this pack. All previous "England" purchases are transformed in "United Kingdom" purchases with no additional cost. San Marino, Transnistria and Vatican City are now available in the Europe Pack. Better Vector Maps performances when panning and zooming. Fixed some edge cases with offline directions. When downloading offline data, the application's cache is now automatically deleted so that the latest OpenStreetMap data will be rendered on the map (thanks Jonathan for the suggestion) Better printing support. Note: To print the map / directions, use the Windows Charms bar that appear on the right > Devices > Print
English (United States), German, Spanish, Hindi (India), French, Russian (Russia), Danish (Denmark), Finnish (Finland), Italian, Dutch, Polish (Poland), Serbian (Latin), Serbian (Cyrillic), Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional)