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FSWidgets GMapHD

by FSWidgets
Platform: Android Rated: All Ages
Price: £0.00 Price inclusive of VAT if applicable.
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Latest Updates

What's new in version 3.4
  • New in 3.4
  • - Fix for FSX flightplans containing special URL encoded characters
  • - Fix for flightplan load failure when using non-english locale settings on Android device
  • - Minor performance improvement when loading flightplan list
  • - Minor internal code tidy up

Product details

  • ASIN: B0060MM2MG
  • Release Date: 28 Oct 2011
  • Rated: All Ages This app may include dynamic content. What's this?
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #30,852 Free in Appstore for Android (See Top 100 Free in Appstore for Android)
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Product Features

  • Desktop flight simulator integration
  • Worldwide data from SEC, WAC, TAC, and IFR
  • Powered by Cloudmade map rendering API.
  • Supports FSX, FS2004, and X-Plane 9
  • Navigation aids, including airports, heliports, and more

Product Description

FSWidgets GMap turns your Android powered phone or tablet into a moving map for your favourite desktop flight simulator including FSX, FS2004 and X-Plane.

Please note this a fully functioning *free version* of GMap with all features enabled, only limited to the San Francisco (KSFO) area. This allows folks to establish connectivity and verify the app works well on their device. World-wide map coverage is available from the website.

Main features include:
- Supported Simulators: FSX, FS2004 or X-Plane 9 (Windows, - Mac OS X 10.5+ & Linux).
- World-wide custom map data with 11 styles.
- World-wide navigation aids including airports, heliports, seaports, VORs, NDBs, and Fixes
- US SEC (Sectional Chart) data for entire contiguous US.
- US WAC (World Aeronautical Chart) data for entire contiguous US.
- US TAC (Terminal Area Charts) data.
- US IFR Enroute High data.
- US IFR Enroute Low data.
- New Zealand Aero Chart.
- Australia ONC (Operational Navigation Chart).
- South America ONC.
- Europe ONC.
- Canada ONC.
- Alaska WAC data.
- Cuba and Puerto Rico WAC data.
- Powered by CloudMade map rendering API (OpenStreetMap data).
- Connect & disconnect from the flight simulator as required.
- FSWidgets Network Pack provided free.

Version 3 is our biggest update yet. NEW in 3.x

- Completely rewritten mapping engine optimized for mobile platform.
- Smoother panning and pitch to zoom animations on devices that support it.
- New classier looking dark UI style.
- Six new maps! One new base map and five new Cloud Based Aero Charts.
- New Base Map - MapQuest Roads.
- New Cloud Based data - New Zealand Aero Chart.
- New Cloud Based data - Australia ONC (Operational Navigation Chart).
- New Cloud Based data - South America ONC.
- New Cloud Based data - Europe ONC.
- New Cloud Based data - Canada ONC.
- Base Maps and Cloud Based Aero Chart data now have separate menus.
- Cloud Based Aero Charts are now implemented as overlays.
- Chart overlays are drawn on top of the Base Map.
- On exiting the Aero Chart coverage area the Base Map continues.
- Added new US Nexrad (Next Gen Radar) data layer.
- Added new Airport search function (by ICAO).
- Flight plan uses SVG rendering for magenta line display.
- Flight plan waypoints now include heading and distance data.
- Nav Data options are now persistent between launches.
- Improved support for non-English locale Android settings.
- Improved support for Google Nexus devices.
- Small fix to rendering buttons on smaller resolution devices.

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews on (beta) 3.4 out of 5 stars  7 reviews
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great App if you use FS2004 or FSX or X-Plane 31 Jan 2013
By Airbus30B - Published on
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When you download this app, go to their website and also download the FSWidgets Network Host. It's free and you need it for your Flight Simulator to communicate with your Kindle.The FSWidgets GMap that you download for free only lets you fly around the SFO area. To open up the whole world of maps, you need to purchase the full version which sells for $24.99. If your a big user of FS2004 like me, also a real world pilot, it opens up all the sectional charts of USA, or WAC charts, High and Low Altitude route charts,street maps, etc.. I do notice it is about a 1/2 mile off center, what I mean is that if you land at any airport in FS2004 and then look at the map being displayed on your Kindle, the airplane symbol will be off a little. Not bad though for a non precision app.I think that maybe the reviewer who said it does not work might not have installed the FSWidgets Network Host. After you install it you do have to do some minor setup procedures to get it communicating with your computer. Also the company that makes the app will get back to you quick if you have any questions about it. I am very pleased with it.
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars What a kindle FSX user needs. 27 Jan 2012
By J. Reynolds - Published on
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Excellent! This is a useful application for flight simulator x. There are quite a few but this one is great.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars excellent addon for FSX 14 Nov 2013
By John T. White - Published on
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These guys produce great apps for FSX. They work flawlessly and speedily on all platforms. Maps are clear and readable. Customer service is also the best.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars fly high 14 April 2013
By Kevin burns - Published on
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Wouldn't load up and not user friendly so i moved on to other apps but may work for you time will tell
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Limited use 26 Nov 2012
By Amazon Customer - Published on
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This app only has maps for Europe. Based on the limited use I can not rate this app very highly.
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