On The Map
The Avenza Maps Blog
Need a Map? We’ve Got Nearly a Million in the Avenza Map Store
Avenza Maps is well known among recreationists and professionals as a handy mobile mapping app for use in locating yourself even in the remotest areas, while offline.
How to Run a Photo Scavenger Hunt Using Avenza Maps
A photo scavenger hunt is a fun activity that groups of adults or families can participate in using the Avenza Maps app which has the added benefit of ensuring that participants don't lose their way during the event!
How to Export Data from the Avenza Maps App
Watch this short video, recorded during a recent live 'Ask the Expert' webinar to learn how to export map features as KML, KMZ or Shapefile.
Geofencing: Approaching and Leaving Areas, Tracks or Places
Geofencing allows you to receive a device level notification when approaching or leaving a specified perimeter. Geofences can be added to placemarks, lines, tracks, areas, layers and the perimeter of the map itself.
New Features in Avenza Maps 3.7!
The newest version of Avenza Maps includes features that will facilitate location monitoring, improve the precision of your data collection and enhance your Avenza Maps experience!
Building Roads and Fighting Fires: Mobile Maps in Action
Steve Rooke is an Engineering Program Specialist with the Government of British Columbia. In his spare time he fights wildfires and shares his experiences with others on how to use mobile mapping tools on the job.
Avenza Maps Features We Love
In the words of the people who make Avenza Maps, find out about our favourite features of the app.
Mobile Mapping in Wind Power Design Projects
Renewable energy developer BayWa r.e. uses mobile mapping and data collection with Avenza Maps Pro to aid in the iterative planning process for large projects.
How to Locate Yourself on a Map in the App
Here's a quick video tutorial on how to get started using the Avenza Maps app.
Equipping Citizen Scientists to Help Extend a Research Area
Read how researchers are using the Avenza Maps app to enable Citizen Science in a project to help save an endangered species of rabbit.
Finding Maps in the Avenza Map Store
There are nearly 1 million maps in the Avenza Map Store. See how to easily find the right one.
Sustainable Forest Management at Huber Resources
Forest management is an industry that uses maps extensively in its operations. Find out how mobile mapping is helping this company practice responsible silviculture.
Annotating a Map with Placemarks
One of the basic features of Avenza Maps is the ability to drop placemarks on a map. Find out how in under 30 seconds.