Marine Navigator Lite

Marine Navigator Lite


Marine Navigator Lite is an offline navigator using raster navigational charts (RNC's) to plot your position in real time. This way you can navigate with true copies of official paper charts on your mobile device. This lite version of the Marine Navigator provides the following basic navigation functions:
* real time positioning (instantly shows vessel's position and course on the chart)
* display of navigational data (position, speed over ground, course over ground)
* distance and bearing calculation
Marine Navigator Lite doesn't come with pre-installed nautical charts. Instead it is able to import BSB/KAP raster navigational charts (see menu->help for instructions). RNC's are available for free at various internet sites:
* http://www.nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/mcd/Raster/index.htm (Suite of NOAA nautical charts that covers the coastal waters of the U.S. and its territories)
* http://www.mar.mil.br/dhn/chm/box-cartas-raster/raster_disponiveis.html (Suite of CHM nautical charts that covers the coastal waters of Brazil and its major rivers)
* http://www.linz.govt.nz/hydro/charts/digital-charts/nzmariner (NZMariner is the product name of New Zealand's Official RNC folio.)
* http://www.openseamap.org (Openseamap charts are based on Openstreetmap data enriched with additional nautical information. The charts cover selected european coastal waters).
If you like Marine Navigator Lite and are looking for enhanced navigational functions check out the full version of MARINE NAVIGATOR.

Recent changes:
IMPROVEMENTS
* better support of devices with high dpi screen
* better visibility of ship, marker and lines (optimized size, thickness and color)
* updated download link to kap charts for Brazil (CHM)
* hints on how to open menu and import charts (if chart list is empty)
* support of NON-Mercator projections and geodetic correction (if chart was imported with V1.1.0 or later)
* easy upgrade from lite to full version (transferred V1.1.0 charts are fully functional)
BUG FIXES
* minor bug fixes
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Free
70
3.5
User ratings
976
Installs
100,000+
Concerns
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File size
1681 kb
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About Marine Navigator Lite
Marine Navigator Lite is an offline navigator using raster navigational charts (RNC's) to plot your position in real time. This way you can navigate with true copies of official paper charts on your mobile device. This lite version of the Marine Navigator provides the following basic navigation functions:
* real time positioning (instantly shows vessel's position and course on the chart)
* display of navigational data (position, speed over ground, course over ground)
* distance and bearing calculation
Marine Navigator Lite doesn't come with pre-installed nautical charts. Instead it is able to import BSB/KAP raster navigational charts (see menu->help for instructions). RNC's are available for free at various internet sites:
* http://www.nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/mcd/Raster/index.htm (Suite of NOAA nautical charts that covers the coastal waters of the U.S. and its territories)
* http://www.mar.mil.br/dhn/chm/box-cartas-raster/raster_disponiveis.html (Suite of CHM nautical charts that covers the coastal waters of Brazil and its major rivers)
* http://www.linz.govt.nz/hydro/charts/digital-charts/nzmariner (NZMariner is the product name of New Zealand's Official RNC folio.)
* http://www.openseamap.org (Openseamap charts are based on Openstreetmap data enriched with additional nautical information. The charts cover selected european coastal waters).
If you like Marine Navigator Lite and are looking for enhanced navigational functions check out the full version of MARINE NAVIGATOR.

Recent changes:
IMPROVEMENTS
* better support of devices with high dpi screen
* better visibility of ship, marker and lines (optimized size, thickness and color)
* updated download link to kap charts for Brazil (CHM)
* hints on how to open menu and import charts (if chart list is empty)
* support of NON-Mercator projections and geodetic correction (if chart was imported with V1.1.0 or later)
* easy upgrade from lite to full version (transferred V1.1.0 charts are fully functional)
BUG FIXES
* minor bug fixes
User reviews of Marine Navigator Lite
Great App. Simply download your choice of RNCs from NOAA and off you go. I love the stand alone use as compared to GoogleNC
Jun 14, 2012
Samsung Galaxy Note cannot load charts - e-mail link to the developer seems to be dead.
Mar 22, 2012
Great plotting program. I wish the author would come up with a paid version that includes planning as well as plotting.
Jul 26, 2011
Android Market Comments
A Google User
4 days ago
Great
A Google User
4 days ago
Not for my phone The installation instructions refer to a button that does not exist on my phone. So i cannot download any map and therefore not use the app
A Google User
4 days ago
Todd Nice free app. Took a little while to download the charts and you can only use one at a time but it works and its free.
A Google User
4 days ago
Great app!,, I've installed on galaxy S2,s - S5,s on other phones and tablets. Once you read the instructions, importing the chsrts is a snap.
A Google User
Nov 16, 2014
Does nothing. Could not get this app to do anything. Without menu button you can not import charts so it's useless.