What's New

Fixed a view orientation issue on iOS 6

App Description

✪ Honorable mention for Best Travel App and Best Navigation App in the 2011 Best App Ever Awards! ✪ ➤ Effortlessly access and edit your custom Google My Maps on a beautifully crafted vintage interface, with offline maps that work even without Internet access.


Plan trips, and see all your marked places, routes and notes on a map while you travel, even without Internet access. Record where your hotel is, where bus stops are, or save restaurant recommendations from a friend.

The Cartographer works with Google My Maps: Tools that allow users to customize Google Maps with markers. Now you can do all your travel or errand planning on the desktop with Google My Maps, then sync your maps with the iPhone.

Share entire maps or individual markers with fellow travelers or friends and family back home.

Offline maps, with bulk downloading (using OpenStreetMap), let you avoid roaming charges and go places your mobile network doesn’t.

Not just for travellers! Make maps for marathons, band tour schedules, house hunting, or job hunting.


The Cartographer is a beautiful app that does something you sure haven’t seen anywhere else on the iPhone. -- MacStories

It’s one of those rare apps that make you sit up and take notice at first, thanks to its unique design and emphasis on usability, but remains consistently useful by delivering features you’ll use often. -- VentureBeat

The Cartographer is a worthy addition to the traveler’s app arsenal. It’s beautiful and provides a unique feature set. -- Traveling Savage

...if you’re traveling anywhere that data access is unavailable or ridiculously expensive, you really REALLY want to have on your iPhone the Cartographer app -- Alex Curylo



Use the tools you're already comfortable with: Plan trips on the desktop with Google My Maps or using The Cartographer Clipper (http://cartographer-app.com/#clipper)
Plot a destination or a route on a map and save your notes with it, so that everything's all in one place.
Create rich, meaningful maps with 99 beautifully designed icons.
Search the map straight from your iPhone.


Sync Google My Maps with the iPhone, effortlessly and totally automatically.
Avoid data and roaming charges with offline maps (using OpenStreetMap) - download the map in advance of your trip and take it with you.
Navigate to placemarks in Navigon, or use the inbuilt compass: Great for hiking!
Drag placemarks, edit titles and notes and publish changes to Google My Maps, on a beautiful and intuitive interface.


Record your adventures: Save a placemark with your location at any time, even without an Internet connection.
Save recommendations from a fellow traveller, while you're on the road.


Share your trip with friends and family via email and Twitter, or even embed your map on a travel blog!
Need to meet up? Share individual placemarks via email/Twitter.


All this in a beautiful, elegant user interface evocative of a romantic past, when maps were works of art. The Cartographer combines vintage cartography styling with cutting edge technology. On the iPhone 4’s Retina display, The Cartographer flaunts stunning high-resolution graphics.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ATastyPixel
Demo video: http://youtu.be/H1CbO1zgNXY

The Cartographer is developed by a duo who love making great apps, and travelling. We are dedicated to responsive development and support. Please contact us with questions, bug reports, feature ideas, and other feedback at [email protected] or http://atastypixel.com/forum. We may be able to fix your issue in less time than it would take to write a negative review!

iPhone Screenshots

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App Changes

  • July 07, 2011 New version 1.4.3
  • July 16, 2011 New version 1.4.4
  • July 27, 2011 New version 1.4.5
  • August 24, 2011 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $0.99
  • August 28, 2011 New version 1.4.6
  • September 01, 2011 Price increase: $0.99 -> $3.99
  • September 07, 2011 New version 1.4.7
  • September 10, 2011 New version 1.4.8
  • October 04, 2011 New version 1.4.9
  • November 01, 2011 New version 1.4.10
  • December 10, 2011 New version 1.4.11
  • March 07, 2012 New version 1.4.12
  • April 03, 2012 New version 1.4.13
  • October 25, 2012 New version 1.4.14
  • November 13, 2012 New version 1.4.15

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