Offline maps come in very handy when you are on a go or traveling to other countries. It helps you save to data, cut the cost you will spend on monthly subscriptions, and in the long run, help to extend your laptop battery life. This is a software application which enables you to view maps of different geographic locations offline without requiring data. The application offers you full access over the map, allowing you to zoom in and out using the dedicated slider or a mouse scroll wheel, and choose between ‘Map’, ‘Satellite’ or ‘Terrain’ as your preferred view mode.
It comes with support for various map providers such as
- Bing Maps
- Yahoo Maps
- Nokia Maps
This application is great for viewing maps offline at a high resolution when you’re roaming or you wish to minimize data usage. Though, to view these maps offline, you need to have previously downloaded them through the application, which requires an Internet connection.
The application comes with a custom Graphical User Interface which enables it to display maps offline. From the main menu, you can search for the area, city or country you’re looking for and with a press of the ‘Ok’ button, the application will automatically generate the map.
GMapCatcher is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in maps / gps category and is available to all software users as a free download.