Hi all, I'd love to contribute to OSM. I own a Windows Mobile device with a GPS chip. What tracking software should I use?

asked 04 Jan '11, 13:40

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Have a look at the OSM wiki about Windows Mobile ... there you can find many programs for your device that can record a GPS tracklog in order to load it into an editor on a PC or to upload it on the OSM server.

There are even nice apps that can display the recent OSM data by a rendered map and you can see whether the way you are moving at the moment is already in the OSM data or not.

I would recommend NaviPOWM, next to Gosmore, Navit, OSMTracker, gpsVP and others

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answered 04 Jan '11, 17:07

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You can use OSMTracker which works very well at capturing data ready for import to OSM.

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answered 04 Jan '11, 13:59

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Hi,

I personally use gpsVP which can record tracks and display osm maps in Garmin format from a storage card. Not totally perfect but quite usable. Works good on my phone without a touchscreen. Biggest drawback for my device is a quite strong demand on battery power...

See on the OSM wiki: http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/GpsVP

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