I wish there was a proper alternative to Google Maps for Android.
@hund what's insufficient about OsmAnd+? I've been using it for years to get literally everywhere
@logrus1 @hund Yep, I leave that box unchecked and get it in an hour or two in the app from F-Droid as well. While I'm adding the location, I make note of the coordinates so I can enter them in the app if I need to leave before the update is pulled.
When I was at home, I needed to add a lot of locations outside the city center but, where I am now, my uni actually uses OSM for all of their maps and they've done the whole city from what I can tell.
@logrus1 @hund That's fair. I've been to a lot of places that I have to look up the address of in some other mapping service then compare that with what I see in OsmAnd and approximate its position. I generally set aside about 10 minutes beforehand to make sure it already exists in OSM and map it in JOSM if not. It can be a hassle but I do think OsmAnd itself is much better than Google Maps
@amolith I don't remember, but I will give it another chance.
@hund The version from F-Droid is the "premium" app from Google Play so you don't have to pay for for the upgrade if you'd rather not
@hund I learned about osmand the other day. It seems to be really good!
@hund what needs an app to be a "proper" alternative from your point of view?
@schwurbel For it to have decent navigation. It looks like OsmAnd+ have made some progress since I last tried it.
@hund maps.me, mapy.cz, Waze?
@albi @hund They bought Waze over 7 years ago. https://www.forbes.com/sites/petercohan/2013/06/11/four-reasons-for-google-to-buy-waze/
@hund Magic Earth from F-Droid
@johnharvey237 I should give it another chance. :)
@hund same for ios.
I want to like osmand but it crashes instantly every time I click on a place, click route, and pick public transit.
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