Maps Go Mobile

PDF Maps is a mobile map application that enables you to download maps for offline use on your Apple iOS or Android smartphone or tablet. Use your device's built-in GPS to track your location on the map. Plot and record information about locations, import and export placemarks, measure distance and area, and even plot photos. You can easily browse and purchase maps from all over the world using the convenient in-app Avenza Map Store.


Get maps through PDF Maps Store on iPhone and iPad.

Find yourself through PDF Maps Store on iPhone and iPad.

Use map tools through PDF Maps Store on iPhone and iPad.


What's new in PDF Maps 2.4 for Apple iOS?

  • iOS 8 stability fixes
  • Added scale bar when zooming in and out of a map
  • Additional minor bug fixes and improvements

version history

What's new in PDF Maps 1.4.2 for Android?

  • Resolved map view crash relating to panning, zooming and rotating
  • Improved KML/KMZ import support
  • App localized for the following languages: Spanish
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements

version history

PDF Maps features

  • Read geospatial PDF, GeoTIFF, and GeoPDF®maps
  • Browse, preview, purchase and download professionally created maps from the Avenza Map Store, including 1:24,000 scale USGS topographic maps for the entire United States
  • Access and load maps through iTunes File Sharing or Android file system or over a Wi-Fi or cellular network. Saved maps can be used without the need for a live network connection (offline).
  • Quickly view, zoom and pan maps using gestures (pinch, drag and flick, double tap)
  • View your location on a map using the built-in GPS device (requires iPhone and iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular or compatible Android device)
  • Plot placemarks, change pin colors, position and label names, enter attribute data and notes
  • Track real-time movement with GPS (includes speed and elevation statistics) - save, export and import tracks (as KML)
  • Use the compass to view true or magnetic north (iPad and iPhone only)
  • Save placemarks and quickly navigate to placemarks from a list view. Save associated placemark attribute data as KML, CSV, or GPX files and export to iTunes (iOS only), save to SD card (Android only), e-mail or sync with Dropbox.
  • Import placemarks (in KML/KMZ format) from SD card (Android only), Dropbox or the web.
  • Display coordinates in a number of systems including Lat/Long (WGS84), Lat/Long (Map Default), Northing/Easting, or Military Grid Reference System (MGRS)/United States National Grid (USNG)
  • Easily find the coordinates of any location in the map; including the ability to type in a coordinate to search.
  • View the coordinates of the current position and of any placemark and open it in the Maps or Google Maps app
  • Search for points of interest on any map. Places are based on search engine results. Save places as placemarks that can be visible or hidden as required.
  • Measure distances and areas - save measurements to line data with the ability to import and export lines (as KML)
  • Optionally render a map in higher resolution (iOS)

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PDF Maps Commercial Licensing

Avenza PDF Maps is free for personal non-commercial use for recreation and general navigation. A low-cost PDF Maps licensing program is available designed to meet the needs of any commercial enterprise, educational institution or government agency worldwide using PDF Maps in any non-personal activity. A PDF Maps commercial use license is required for each device so engaged. Learn more about PDF Maps commercial licenses.



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IMTA Global Map Award IMTA Best Multimedia Application IMTA Best Overall Map Product Best Use of New Technology & New Media Award, IMTA Americas Technology Innovation Award for Mobile Mapping
Global Award for the best map product worldwide in 2011, IMTA International Best Maps for Multimedia Application, IMTA Asia-Pacific Graham Stanton Award for the best map product of 2011 in the
region, IMTA Asia-Pacific
Best Use of New Technology & New Media Award, IMTA Americas Technology Innovation Award for Mobile Mapping, Geospatial World Forum 2012