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PeakFinder AR app for iPhone and iPad


4.8 ( 9248 ratings )
Travel Navigation
Developer: Fabio Soldati
4.99 USD
Current version: 3.2.8, last update: 1 month ago
First release : 12 Mar 2010
App size: 39.36 Mb

The mountains are calling! Explore more mountains than any mountaineer! PeakFinder Earth makes it possible… and shows the names of all mountains and peaks with a 360° panorama display.
This functions completely offline - and worldwide!

PeakFinder knows more than 350000 peaks - from Mount Everest to the little hill around the corner.

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Winner of several prizes like Best of AppStore, App of the Week, …
Highly recommended by macnewsworld.com, nationalgeographic.com, smokinapps.com, outdoor-magazin.com, themetaq.com, digital-geography.com, …
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••• Features •••

- Works offline and worldwide
- Includes more than 350000 peak names
- Overlays the camera image with the panorama drawing
- Realtime rendering of the surrounding landscapes in a range of 300km/200mil
- Digital telescope to select less prominent peaks
- Show me-function for visible peaks
- Selection of the viewpoint by GPS, the peak directory or an (online) map
- Can fly like a bird from peak to peak and vertically upwards
- Shows the solar and lunar orbit with rise and set times
- Uses compass and motion sensors
- Weekly updates of the peak directory


••• Ratings •••

Every good rating (including those following updates) makes me happy. The positive ratings and reviews make it possible for me to continue to improve the app for you. Many thanks!


••• Support •••

In case of questions, problems, mistakes, missing mountain names and ideas for future expansion, I am happy to help you. Please write to support@peakfinder.org.

Pros and cons of PeakFinder AR app for iPhone and iPad

PeakFinder AR app good for

Easy to use, fantastic way to discover your surroundings. And an additional occasion to take time and discover your landscapes Well done
+ quick, precise, flexible - difficult to understand in the beginning, should name more peaks
I was thrown off when the app first showed mountains in Europe, but after an initial 50MB download of data and a minute to figure out he controls I was seeing all the peaks around me in the Canadian Rockies. The interface is smooth and not jittery, and the search has been lightning fast and accurate. This is my new favourite app!
As a lover of mountains I have looked for a way to identify peaks around the world. And in Peakfinder I found the perfect solution. I tested it in areas I know really well and am astonished about the accuracy of the information I get. I looked at mountains in Switzerland as well as Western Canada and the Northwestern US. "Amazing" is the word that comes to mind..
Makes it very easy to identify all the peaks, even smaller foothills. All the features you want are there, somewhere-- e.g., you can falsify a higher elevation to see more of the area if desired. The only thing missing is an "exaggerate topo" parameter, as in google earth; some of the peak shapes dont match what your eyes see. It would also be helpful to "layer" mountains, to better differentiate which peaks are behind others (grayscale based on distance would probably work). Overall, solidly built and feature-rich.
I got the app when traveling to Alaska and it is absolutely amazing. A must have for travelers.

Some bad moments

View finder is off track. I am fairly familiar with peaks in my area but thought this app would help with some I was not. App is frustrating to try to get to work and if unfamiliar with your geography it is useless.
Again, disappointed, bad to find correct and all the mountains.
Its the second time I am trying to get Support. Each time I go hiking app requires downloading new maps. I dont have to mention that without internet it is in most cases impossible. Big disappointment.
Simply did not work in Colorado with any accuracy. Even after it figured out I wasnt in the Alps.
I will not even give it a star. It is useless and a waste of money. I was looking for an app that I could use when I hike to identify peaks in the distance. it was difficult if not impossible to read outside.
Whyyyyyy does it dump the data after a while? Useless in the mountains with no service.

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