Best Compass Apps For Android
Who doesn’t love being out for a trek in nature? Who doesn’t want to be adventurous? It is beneficial to both nature and our body. In this City life, it is very essential to keep a connection with Mother Nature. People should go for trekking or hiking whenever possible rather than going out shopping or some other place inside the city limit.
Compass (physical device) is becoming more and more outdated. With smartphones and GPS device taking over the market, no one carries a compass with themselves. Compass Apps have become a handy tool in today’s world where everything is moving from a mechanically driven era to the digital era.
A compass tells you about your position in relation with the rest of the world. This gadget becomes handy as it can show the direction if you have lost in nature’s jungle. A reliable compass may lead to life and death. A compass is now available in a digital form where you can download the application and use anywhere. There is no need to have a magnetic sensor on your mobile phone.
With progression in technology, compasses have grown from a thin needle to liquid-filled magnetic capsules and here is our pick on some of the Top Best Compass Apps For Android 2018.
Top Compass Apps For Android In 2018 (Play Store)
This compass application is completely free, fast with a simple yet beautiful display which supports High Definition display. This application can be used by professionals as well as by amateurs. It shows the real-time orientation to magnetic fields. This app displays information such as latitude, longitude, altitude, speed, location, magnetic field, barometric pressure.
- Displays degree angle inside window
- Shows direction
- Bezel rotates
- Professional design
- Large display numbers
- Audio Effects
- Smooth movement
- It is available for free
DIRECT DOWNLOAD – COMPASS PRO
Compass 360 Pro
This application directly depends on the performance of your device. All the compass won’t work properly in all the areas. Well, this application can work well in all the areas. So, if the compass application is not working properly then there will be some fault with the device. This app allows you to lock and unlock your coordinates. There are also many different skins available for the compass. It also has a built-in GPS, with longitude and latitude, and also it has altitude calibration.
- Simple to use
- Simple use
- Professional design
- Quick way of expressing all the directions
- Smooth movements
- No internet connectivity required
- Different language support
- Decimal notation provides you with a correct angle
DIRECT DOWNLOAD – COMPASS 360 PRO
3D Compass Pro
As the name suggests, 3D compass pro is a 3-Dimensional or a 3D compass. It is augmented with a real view. 3D compass is a very innovative idea to make a compass look very beautiful and accurate. It makes possible to take you back to bearings view. The developers made a great job by making this real-time compass which can rotate automatically and provide information. Some good features include degrees count, headings, front-facing camera and address tracker.
- Non-commercial app
- There are no ads in this application
- No in-app purchases
- You don’t require an internet connectivity
DIRECT DOWNLOAD – 3D COMPASS PRO
When you are travelling on a boat or a ship then it is very important to have a compass with you. Marine compass is the right compass application to have with you. This app features a 3-Dimensional black compass with a huge text labelling all the headings. Marine Compass renders in a 3-Dimensional image with some additional features. This can set a display location with the help of GPS coordinates. You can also set the compass to the home screen.
- No ads
- No permission except location
- Themes available
- 3D compass
DIRECT DOWNLOAD – MARINE COMPASS
Accurate compass gives a realistic 3-Dimensional view like the traditional physical compass. This app is quite easy in usage regarding navigation. The best part about this app is that you do not need to hold your mobile on a flat surface. It will work as good as while you hold your mobile parallel to the ground. This app uses a magnetometer for accuracy so the device must not be affected by any magnetic fields. It should be kept away from all electronic devices as much as possible.
- Navigating through unfamiliar places
- Finding out the bearing of objects in the distance
- 3D view
- Shows the bearing in degrees
- Uses magnetometer for accuracy
DIRECT DOWNLOAD – ACCURATE COMPASS
It has a pure black background which makes this compass application highly liked by the users. The settings are very easy. This compass app is very simple and has a sober look and feel. It has only little options to configure. Its interface is also very easy to follow. As the app is free, it contains many adds. But pro version of this app will take care of the adds. The free version doesn’t support map feature. It has a calibration option if your compass stuck anywhere. Pro version supports features such as latitude, longitude, full-screen map, Magnetic strength and many more.
- Longitude, Latitude, and address
- Magnetic and True Heading
- Magnetic Strength
- Sensor Status
- Slope level indicator
DIRECT DOWNLOAD – DIGITAL COMPASS
Digital Field Compass (Personal Favourite Compass App)
This compass gives an accurate reading. The User Interface is very simple but very accurate. It can take and store bearings. This digital field compass shows the headings in degrees. This app provides all the necessary information on the screen. There are 3 bearings that can be stored. 1) Triangle 2) Circle 3) Square.
- Can be used in Marine environment
- Night mode
- North reference option
- Declination field
- Easy configurable
- Various HOLO dark themes
DIRECT DOWNLOAD – DIGITAL FIELD COMPASS
GPS Compass Navigator
This GPS Compass Navigator allows you to save a point such as a hotel, parking point, or a shelter and you can navigate back to that point with the help of arrows. This app works offline and also without a magnetometer. It supports power saving mode, decline correction and coordinates. It also supports car mode to get correct bearing when magnetometer is not working correctly. You can also calibrate this app with help of sun.
- Save position and location
- Voice Navigation
- Path tracing
- Back track
- Display map(Internet connectivity required)
- Sun and moon position
- HUD (Head Up Display)
- Current address, Speed, distance
- Magnetic Field strength
- GPS Altitude
Note: If your device doesn’t have magnetometer sensor, then the arrow will rotate only if you travel! Please point the top of the device to the direction of your movement.
DIRECT DOWNLOAD – GPS COMPASS NAVIGATOR
Compass Steel 3D
This is a very simple design compass with many different colours. This is an actual copy of the original compass device. It is very simple yet very useful compass app.
- Multi colour theme available
- Sun and moon direction indicator
- Sunrise, sunset, moonrise and moonset timings
- Marine style and self-calibrate.
- Only location access permission is required
DIRECT DOWNLOAD – COMPASS STEEL 3D
These were some of our picks on Top Best Compass Apps For Android in 2018. Feel free to comment down yours.😊