KMLViewer

KMLViewer


With KmlViewer for Android mobiles you are able to display simple custom kml files from file manager or sent in mails. Online files ending on ".kml" and opened in KmlViewer will be shown on Google maps.

To create a KML file :
1. Start Google Earth on your PC
Reset tilt by dragging down the "eye" and click on "N"
2. Add a new folder to “My Places” like “Recommended fishing spots”
3. Right click folder and add placemarks with titles and descriptions
4. Right click folder to add a path. Path title and description will show up as a placemark. With path window open, add a path with clicks on left mouse button. Step back with right mouse button. Navigate on map with arrow keys. When done click OK.
5. Right click folder and “Save as *.kml” (kmz is not supported)
6. Send this kml file in a mail to your friends or upload it to a server.

Use KmlViewer to view your file. Click on icons (poi’s) to read embedded text.
KmlViewer supports the following tags in descriptions :

"" If included in description a title is given to the display header.
"" This placemark is used as a center for the map
"" zoomlevel for map (e.g. 15)
"" where icontype is one of following :
- parking
- restaurant
- fishing
- toilet
- grocery
- info (default )

Example (placemark adjusting center of map and zoomlevel, in addition to indicating a fishing spot) :
""This placemark indicates an excellent fishing spot !

For paths its possible to select color, for example :
""

All tags are removed from description before showing.

TAGS: kml, viewer, google, maps, trip, poi, placemark, path, google earth

Recent changes:
- Multiple paths with custom colors now supported
- Minor updates
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Free
63
3.2
User ratings
32
Installs
5,000+
Concerns
1
File size
194 kb
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About KMLViewer
With KmlViewer for Android mobiles you are able to display simple custom kml files from file manager or sent in mails. Online files ending on ".kml" and opened in KmlViewer will be shown on Google maps.

To create a KML file :
1. Start Google Earth on your PC
Reset tilt by dragging down the "eye" and click on "N"
2. Add a new folder to “My Places” like “Recommended fishing spots”
3. Right click folder and add placemarks with titles and descriptions
4. Right click folder to add a path. Path title and description will show up as a placemark. With path window open, add a path with clicks on left mouse button. Step back with right mouse button. Navigate on map with arrow keys. When done click OK.
5. Right click folder and “Save as *.kml” (kmz is not supported)
6. Send this kml file in a mail to your friends or upload it to a server.

Use KmlViewer to view your file. Click on icons (poi’s) to read embedded text.
KmlViewer supports the following tags in descriptions :

"" If included in description a title is given to the display header.
"" This placemark is used as a center for the map
"" zoomlevel for map (e.g. 15)
"" where icontype is one of following :
- parking
- restaurant
- fishing
- toilet
- grocery
- info (default )

Example (placemark adjusting center of map and zoomlevel, in addition to indicating a fishing spot) :
""This placemark indicates an excellent fishing spot !

For paths its possible to select color, for example :
""

All tags are removed from description before showing.

TAGS: kml, viewer, google, maps, trip, poi, placemark, path, google earth

Recent changes:
- Multiple paths with custom colors now supported
- Minor updates
User reviews of KMLViewer
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Android Market Comments
A Google User
Feb 1, 2014
Can't load internet addresses If you have an address like ../search.php?text=object it wont load, this function is a must have!
A Google User
Jul 19, 2013
Useless
A Google User
Jul 10, 2012
Difficult to use Requires a connection to a computer if I had that I would just view my maps there.
A Google User
Jul 10, 2012
Difficult to use Requires a connection to a computer if I had that I would just view my maps there.
Freeman
Jul 10, 2012
Difficult to use Requires a connection to a computer if I had that I would just view my maps there.