Comparison of commercial GPS software

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This is a list of notable commercial Global Positioning System (GPS) software for various device, with a specific focus on mobile phones, tablets, tablet PC's, (Android, OS, Windows).

Name of Application License Operating Platform Maps can be preloaded (and stored) 3D (bird's-eye view) mapping navigation mode Voice-guided Maps Source Based On
Apple Maps Proprietary iOS No Yes Yes TomTom, Others
BlackBerry Maps Unknown BlackBerry 10 Unknown (Requires a wireless data service plan from your wireless service provider) Unknown Unknown Unknown
Here Maps Proprietary, Free for Web, WP7, WP8, Android and iOS Various Yes Yes Yes Here
iGO Proprietary iOS, Windows Mobile, Android Yes Yes Yes Top-Map, Tele Atlas, Navteq
MAPS.ME Free / Paid Android, iOS, BlackBerry Yes No No OpenStreetMap
Moovit Software and Maps: Proprietary iOS, Android No No No OpenStreetMap
OsmAnd GPLv3 Android Yes No Yes OpenStreetMap
Ovi Maps Proprietary, free for the last Nokia mobile phones and the Navigator-branded, paid for the other ones Symbian OS S60, Maemo Yes Yes Yes Nokia / Navteq
Sygic GPS navigation Proprietary, freemium, free 30-days trial with full functionality, after trial is expried it still works but some features are disabled iOS, Microsoft Windows Phone, Android Yes Yes Yes TomTom, Navteq, Others
Waze Software and Maps: Proprietary Android, iOS, Windows Phone[1] Yes Yes Yes Unknown


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  1. ^ "Waze arrives on Windows Phone!". Retrieved November 20, 2013.