I am trying to make a android application that display a map when application run without using any internet connection ie. offline map show.On map i want to plot some latitude and longitude that are stored in my database.Basically i want plot a offline map and on map i need to display some marker from my database.But i could not plot offline map and marker.I searched more on Google but i could not found any better solution. please help me to make my offline map app. Thank You

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Hi Aakash!! Please I would like to know if you were finally able to plot makers on offline map from Database.If so please could let me know the step you followed to do that thank you Sonia my regards

(20 May '16, 01:32) kouayep

There are two ways to get offline map data onto the device, either as raster data or as vector data. You then need a piece of software that takes the raster tiles and displays them, or loads the vector data and draws it. I suggest that you peruse the Android software list on our Wiki and check out some of the existing programs. Many are open-source so you can inspect the source code. There's a table at the bottom of the page detailing whether the software has bitmap or vector data, and supports offline maps.

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While not the only choice you can use https://github.com/mapsforge/mapsforge for offline rendering of OSM data, or extract the rendering engine from one of the applications that already do so (osmand, maps.me).

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