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"The basic idea behind open source is very simple. When programmers on the Internet can read, redistribute, and modify the source for a piece of software, it evolves. People improve it, people adapt it, people fix bugs. And this can happen at a speed that, if one is used to the slow pace of conventional software development, seems astonishing...
...The Open Source pages exist to make this case to the commercial world."    - Introduction to Open Source -

* Navit for Android

market download Navit for Android is an open source (GPL) car navigation system.
It will display your position on a map (in bird-view mode or as a 3D "visualization") from GPS sensor data, and can provide precise route calculation, touch screen functionality and supports Points of Interest (POI).

Unlike other navigation systems, Navit maps are dynamically generated in real time from vector data.
Navit is completly offline and works without an internet connection. Navit respects your privacy and does not track your position.

*) Navigate to target from google maps
*) works offline
*) spoken directions in many languages
*) uptodate OSM maps

Author: Navit
Version: navit 0.5.1-7453
Market link: org.navitproject.navit
Web site:

Source code:
Code license:
Market downloads: >250,000
Market rating: 3.1 / 5.0
Category: Top:/Applications/Travel

Added: 2012-07-17
Updated: 2017-05-05
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