Navit

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Navit
Navit logo.svg
Navit Reality View.jpg
Developer(s) Michael Farmbauer, Martin Schaller
Initial release 21 November 2005 (2005-11-21)[1]
Stable release 0.2.0 / 22 November 2010; 3 years ago (2010-11-22)
Written in C, C++
Operating system Cross-platform
Available in Multilingual (39)[2]
Type Satellite navigation
License GNU General Public License
Website www.navit-project.org

Navit is an open source and free, modular, touch screen friendly, car navigation system with GPS tracking, realtime routing engine and support for various vector map formats. It features both a 2D and 3D view of map data.[3]

Navit supports a variety of operating systems and hardware platforms including Windows,[4] Windows CE, Linux, Mac OS,[5] Android,[6] iPhone,[7][8] and Palm webOS.[9] The Win CE version can run on a GPS device like tomtom or cartrek.

Navit can be used with several sources of map data, notably OpenStreetMap and Garmin maps.[10]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Navit, CeBIT Open Source 2011 - Project Presentation Navit, By Amber Graner, The first publishment was in december 2005, but the project existed privately already for about 3 years.
  2. ^ Launchpad translations of Navit
  3. ^ Open-Source-Navigation mit Navit:Richtungweisend, von Thomas Haase, Markus Feilner Erschienen im Linux-Magazin 2010/07, interview in Linux Magazin Online (German)
  4. ^ Navit on Windows
  5. ^ Navit on MacOS
  6. ^ Navit on Android
  7. ^ Navit on iOS (iPhone)
  8. ^ Open Source Turn by Turn iPhone App using OpenStreetMap - Navit, by optikalefx, 06-30-2009, Mp3car
  9. ^ Navit on Palm webOS
  10. ^ Navit Maps

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