GPS Logger for Android

GPS Logger for Android


A lightweight, battery efficient GPS Logger. The purpose of this app is to log your GPS coordinates at specified intervals to a file on your SD card. This app runs in the background so that you can on a long walk, hike, flight ride or photo session or even go buy some milk and have this running as long as possible. Once you're back at your computer, you can then use the files to geotag photos, upload to travel sites, view in Google Earth and so on.

***Features:

* Specify time intervals
* Specify distance intervals
* Cell phone tower or GPS satellites
* Log to GPX, KML, CSV or NMEA files
* Shows a notification
* Imperial display units
* Auto start on boot
* Auto send to email/FTP/DropBox/Google Docs/OpenStreetMap/OpenGTS at intervals
* OpenStreetMap - upload GPS traces
* Dropbox - upload GPX/KML/ZIP/TXT
* Google Docs - upload GPX/KML/ZIP/TXT
* OpenGTS - auto send or upload points

Bugs, feature requests, questions - please submit them to github.com/mendhak/gpslogger (issue tracker).

Translations - submit to http://crowdin.net/project/gpslogger-for-android/invite

***Notes:

GPSLogger is not a MyTracks replacement. MyTracks is meant for short use (as it has a lot of features running), GPSLogger is meant to last a long time.

A data connection is used by this app only if you use auto-email or OpenStreetMap or Dropbox features.

Although the app allows 0 second frequencies, it is not recommended as the recording and logging is happening very fast; this could cause instability/hangs. Try 1-3 seconds instead.

If there's a feature that you feel the app should have, you can submit a feature request on the github site.

***Explanation of permissions:

Storage - reading and writing files to the GPSLogger folder on your SD card

Network communication - used when uploading the files (Dropbox, Openstreetmap) or sending emails or authorizing you with Dropbox, Openstreetmap

Your location - used to determine your GPS or tower based location

System tools (automatically start at boot) - used if you choose to start GPSLogger on bootup

Your accounts - used when authorizing against Google Docs and when uploading to Google Docs

Activity recognition - to recognize when phone is still and to pause logging

***Credits

Most icons kindly provided by icons8.com

Recent changes:
Version 65:
* Upload to ownCloud (Contributed by @codeling)

Version 64:
* Minor crash fixes
* Fixed month number in custom file name

Version 63:
* Set your own altitude offset in Performance menu
* Altitude based on mean sea level instead of WGS84
* Turned activity recognition off by default, you can re-enable in Performance menu
* Log from USB port with external devices (Mock location permissions)
* Trust self signed certificates when sending to your own mail servers
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4.2
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About GPS Logger for Android
A lightweight, battery efficient GPS Logger. The purpose of this app is to log your GPS coordinates at specified intervals to a file on your SD card. This app runs in the background so that you can on a long walk, hike, flight ride or photo session or even go buy some milk and have this running as long as possible. Once you're back at your computer, you can then use the files to geotag photos, upload to travel sites, view in Google Earth and so on.

***Features:

* Specify time intervals
* Specify distance intervals
* Cell phone tower or GPS satellites
* Log to GPX, KML, CSV or NMEA files
* Shows a notification
* Imperial display units
* Auto start on boot
* Auto send to email/FTP/DropBox/Google Docs/OpenStreetMap/OpenGTS at intervals
* OpenStreetMap - upload GPS traces
* Dropbox - upload GPX/KML/ZIP/TXT
* Google Docs - upload GPX/KML/ZIP/TXT
* OpenGTS - auto send or upload points

Bugs, feature requests, questions - please submit them to github.com/mendhak/gpslogger (issue tracker).

Translations - submit to http://crowdin.net/project/gpslogger-for-android/invite

***Notes:

GPSLogger is not a MyTracks replacement. MyTracks is meant for short use (as it has a lot of features running), GPSLogger is meant to last a long time.

A data connection is used by this app only if you use auto-email or OpenStreetMap or Dropbox features.

Although the app allows 0 second frequencies, it is not recommended as the recording and logging is happening very fast; this could cause instability/hangs. Try 1-3 seconds instead.

If there's a feature that you feel the app should have, you can submit a feature request on the github site.

***Explanation of permissions:

Storage - reading and writing files to the GPSLogger folder on your SD card

Network communication - used when uploading the files (Dropbox, Openstreetmap) or sending emails or authorizing you with Dropbox, Openstreetmap

Your location - used to determine your GPS or tower based location

System tools (automatically start at boot) - used if you choose to start GPSLogger on bootup

Your accounts - used when authorizing against Google Docs and when uploading to Google Docs

Activity recognition - to recognize when phone is still and to pause logging

***Credits

Most icons kindly provided by icons8.com

Recent changes:
Version 65:
* Upload to ownCloud (Contributed by @codeling)

Version 64:
* Minor crash fixes
* Fixed month number in custom file name

Version 63:
* Set your own altitude offset in Performance menu
* Altitude based on mean sea level instead of WGS84
* Turned activity recognition off by default, you can re-enable in Performance menu
* Log from USB port with external devices (Mock location permissions)
* Trust self signed certificates when sending to your own mail servers

Android Market Comments
A Google User
Jul 27, 2015
It's crashing and not recording anything
A Google User
Jul 22, 2015
Awesome but crashes now.. Frequently crashes/closes.. roughly once a day.. android 5.0.1 on Note 4..
A Google User
Jul 21, 2015
Wild readings after upgrading Galaxy S6 to Android 5.1.1 Used this app for 2 years without issue. After Android reflash and upgrade to 5.1.1 am getting wild results when logging that seem to have the GPS fixes jumping all over the place, e.g. Aberdeen Scotland one minute and London 30 secs later, a difference of over 600km. Never had this before. As a registered blind person I use this to log my train journeys and track them on Google using my PC later. Any help to fix what was a really enjoyable experience is much appreciated. Thanks.
A Google User
Jul 14, 2015
simple but great! lightweight, simple and does not stop in the bakground, perfetto!
A Google User
Jul 12, 2015
Awesome app. Love it that the app can automatically start on startup, my old phone reboots often so I lose only a few minutes while my phone reboots :)
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