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OsmAnd 4.4 (Android)

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Great news for Android users!
We're happy to announce the new 4.4 OsmAnd release for Android devices.

Android 4.4

What's news:

Tracks menuโ€‹

"Tracks" menu has a new design and more simple UX. It's easy to choose a needed track for showing it on the map, change appearance (โ‹ฎ more than one track) or make an import (โ‹ฎ):

OsmAnd menu > Configure map > Tracks


Localized POI namesโ€‹

Added localized POI names for Map context menu. Click on the POI name to open the full name list.

POI namesPOI names

After route creation in OsmAnd you can generate and send a link.

Navigation context menu > Details > Share button


Route link for example:

Map orientationโ€‹

Added new fixed mode for Map orientation:

  • Manually rotated (fixed)
map orientation

Display positionโ€‹

Added the new settings for "Display position":

Menu โ†’ Configure profile โ†’ General settingsโ†’ Display position

Here you can choose three variants of your location on the screen map:

  • Center: use center screen position for the cursor ("My location"),
  • Bottom: use bottom screen position for the cursor ("My location"),
  • Automatic: bottom for movement direction, center for all others.

Simplified Start screenโ€‹

Restructure the Start screen. Now there is an opportunity to open OsmAnd Cloud.

Speed/Slope graphโ€‹

Added Slope/Speed mode for Analyze track on the map.


Nautical miles and feetโ€‹

Added "Nautical miles/feet" for Units & formats.

App language for Android 13โ€‹

Added support for OsmAnd language preferences (Android 13):

App info (OsmAnd) > App languages

Downloand Overlay/Underlay mapsโ€‹

Added possibility to download online tiles used as "Overlay" or "Underlay" maps:

Map Context menu โ†’ Actions โ†’ Download map

Download/update tiles menu will be opened.

Imperial measurementโ€‹

Added support of imperial measurement units for "Vehicle parameters".

Open Menu โ†’ Settings โ†’ Profile โ†’ General settings โ†’ Driving region โ†’ USA

Now, you can choose inches for Vehicle parameters: Menu โ†’ Settings โ†’ Profile โ†’ General settings โ†’ Navigation settings โ†’ Vehicle parameters

Moped profile.โ€‹

Added new profile - Moped. It uses a "moped" routing profile, has a bicycle as a parent, and is disabled by default.

Moped profile

Redesign Simulate locationโ€‹

We redesigned "Simulate your position" by adding a new screen with settings.

simulate your location

Bugs fixsโ€‹

Android Autoโ€‹

  • the issue: movement direction map orientation is flipped and jiggles,
  • the split-screen issue,
  • fixed crash with GPX selection,
  • the issue with the Navigation info panel,
  • added support Android Auto map mode: Day, Night, Automatic.

Vegan places POIsโ€‹

Fixed the issue: "Most vegan places don't show".

Map gesturesโ€‹

Fixed map gestures for tilt, zoom and rotation:

Australian roads shieldsโ€‹

Fixed Australian roads shields.

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