Atlas is the core programme behind RouteBuddy’s applications for iOS devices (iPhone, iPad and iPod touch). These being:
This manual provides information on how to install maps into the Atlas app and it also provides guidance on how to use both Atlas and SOLO apps which are available from the iTunes store.
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Please Note: You need to download your Map to a Windows or Mac Computer first, you cannot download and install the map directly on to you iOS device. Please follow the instructions below for Map installation into Atlas.
Install RouteBuddy Atlas by downloading it from the iTunes store.
Once you have downloaded and installed the Atlas app you can close iTunes, the process to install the map in Atlas does not involve using iTunes.
*Note: RouteBuddy ROAD maps cannot be used in Atlas for iOS. Please cache tiles from the on-line maps contained within the Atlas app for road use.
The Atlas free download version is available from the iTunes store and enables you to access OpenStreetMap on-line maps and any RouteBuddy topographic off-line maps (e.g. Ordnance Survey or USGS) that you purchase either from the RouteBuddy Store or one of our approved vendors such as the Ordnance Survey Map Store. All maps you purchase for Atlas can also be used in the desktop application RouteBuddy.
Atlas is the basis of RouteBuddy Solo apps available on the iTunes store which enable simple “download and go” of the application with built-in Ordnance Survey maps, negating the need to transfer maps from your computer to the application. Please note that the built-in maps in our Solo apps cannot be used with RouteBuddy Atlas for iOS or RouteBuddy for Mac or Windows
Installing your downloaded topographic maps in Atlas