PeakFinder Earth

PeakFinder Earth

By Fabio Soldati

  • Category: Travel
  • Release Date: 2010-03-12
  • Current Version: 3.0.7
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 33.83 MB
  • Developer: Fabio Soldati
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later.
Score: 4
4
From 143 Ratings

Description

The mountains are calling! Explore more mountains than any mountaineer! PeakFinder Earth makes it possible… and shows the names of all mountains and peaks with a 360° panorama display. This functions completely offline – and worldwide! PeakFinder knows more than 300’000 peaks - from Mount Everest to the little hill around the corner. ••••••••• Winner of several prizes like 'Best of AppStore’‚ 'App of the Week', … Highly recommended by macnewsworld.com, nationalgeographic.com, smokinapps.com, outdoor-magazin.com, themetaq.com, digital-geography.com, … ••••••••• ••• Features ••• - Works offline and worldwide - Includes more than 300'000 peak names - Realtime rendering of the surrounding landscapes in a range of 300km/200mil - Digital telescope to select less prominent peaks - 'Show me'-function for visible peaks - Selection of the viewpoint by GPS, the peak directory or an (online) map - Can fly like a bird from peak to peak and vertically upwards - Uses compass and motion sensors - Weekly updates of the peak directory ••• Ratings ••• Every good rating (including those following updates) makes me happy. The positive ratings and reviews make it possible for me to continue to improve the app for you. Many thanks! ••• Support ••• In case of questions, problems, mistakes, missing mountain names and ideas for future expansion, I am happy to help you. Please write to support@peakfinder.org.

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Reviews

  • Not great

    2
    By John85367
    It's ok it does name some peaks but up here in Alaska it only names about 40% of the peaks. Quite disappointed for a app I shelled out 5bucks for. Maybe it works in the lower 48 better but I definitely wish I didn't buy this.
  • Worth the price???

    2
    By SSE0208
    Only works sporadically and usually not when you really want to identify a peak...like during our two week Colorado vacation. Would not buy again.
  • Amazing outdoor companion

    5
    By Utfisher
    The latest update brings new features that make this app super useful for trip planning and virtual scouting. I love that I can untether my viewpoint and use it post-trip along with my photos to identify peaks. Truly an amazing app and well worth the purchase price IMHO
  • Simple, elegant.

    5
    By 47BabyBoomer
    I've used other apps to identify peaks before. This app is by far the easiest and most intuitive to use. If you are like me and just have to know the name of every peak you can see out your window, I highly recommend PeakFinder. A must have in Colorado.
  • So good

    5
    By BMartFM
    Love this app. Latest major update is fantastic.
  • Wouldn't be without it

    5
    By Boyeen
    Superb App. The update was like getting a brand new and massively better app. I absolutely love this app. It is extremely useful and accurate. I recommend it without question.
  • The only peak app you'll ever need

    5
    By AndyAW
    Does precisely what it is supposed to with accuracy and ease.
  • Seems like magic

    5
    By Mustacio1985
    These renders are beautiful and the app correctly finds the peaks. Great for the Pacific Northwest!
  • Update ruined app

    5
    By Jared Hello Hello
    Why take a great app and ruin with an unusable update? It no longer find my location accurately. Also the new graphics are harder to see. Edit: I figured it out. The default view put me below ground level. I couldn't see any mountains despite looking at them in front of me with my own eyes. If you have the same problem, adjust the altitude slider on the left. I take back what I said about the graphics as now I can see the mountains.
  • Easily a favorite

    5
    By Volt Faced Con
    This is a GREAT app. It's invaluable if you're curious at all about your surroundings, and very addicting to use while exploring. It will never move from its rightful place on my main home screen next to Maps, GMaps and Sky Guide.

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