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Navit is an open source (GPL) turn-by-turn navigation software for many OS including

Features:

  • supports offline vector maps from different providers
  • display 2.5D bird view
  • customizable routing profiles
  • adress and POI search
  • spoken commands via TTS support
  • highly portable
  • easy to extend and embed

Navit and libgarmin running on an N810 internet tablet.

see Screenshots gallery

News edit

December 2013: Thank you team for 2013 :)

October 2013: We are now also at the open F-Droid repository for Android

October 2013: We started a call for participation on translations. Do you speak chineese, portugese, french, spanish, russian or arabic?

August 2013: Fresh wind at N900 Maemo port and a new Dev (Kamikaaze!) for Android [1]

July 2013: The Trac is cleaned up and we working on a roadmap: Release000501

June 2013: We now update our services, in a first step, we have a new Forum

March 2013: Image of the week at OSM was NAVIT at OpenPandora

January 2013: Code changes At the very first weeks of the year user:cp15 was working on fixing a lot of bugs. That included refactoring and bringing some translations up to date. A few small new features include that Dbus can now handle housenumbers or that the OSD compass can now run commands.

Press edit

  • September 2011: Navit reviewed by Sourcetrunk! Navit for Android has been reviewed in episode 75 of the Sourcetruck podcast!
  • June, 2010: Navit has its very own article in the German Linux User magazine.
  • January 19th, 2008: Navit has been featured as picture of the week on OpenStreetMap! Thank you guys!

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Download

Bleeding edge builds are available in the svn folder for your specific platform, see also the build stats. You can also download and build from source. If you have problems with these, consider contacting us.

Navit 0.2.0 is the latest stable Navit release. Download the source from Sourceforge, or download packages for your specific system.

Configure

See Basic configuration

Most of Navit's configuration options are changed by editing Configuration. A List of all config options is also available for power users. You can configure all aspects of Navit, including GUI, Navit looks and Map Layout.

Navit can use different Maps, including OpenStreetMap, Garmin maps and Marco Polo Grosser Reiseplaner maps. For a quick start, download a map from maps.navit-project.org.

Support

Forum is your primary destination if you're having problems, or want to ask general questions about Navit. Check also the FAQ and wiki index.

Social media: At Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn

To report bugs Before reporting a bug, please see Reporting Bugs for help and advice on creating a helpful bug report. TRAC can also be used for feature requests.


Developer Zone

Navit is written mostly in C (see Programming guidelines), and the SVN is at:

svn co svn://svn.code.sf.net/p/navit/code/ navit-code

For detailed informations please see: Development

If you feel that you can provide a positive contribution to Navit, please submit patches or ask for SVN write access (SVN guidelines)

P.S. There is currently one external fork focused on the Android platform: ZANavi


Linux

Linux development

Mobile Linux

Android development
Ångström development
OpenEmbedded development
Openmoko development
Scratchbox development
TomTom development
webOS

Windows / WinCe / Win Mobile

Windows development
WinCE development

Other Operating Systems

iOS
MacOS development
virtual appliance


impossible:
Windows Phone 7
J2ME



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