Maps

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by Benjamin,, Oct 8, 2012.

  1. Benjamin, macrumors member

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    Hi! I'm new to Mac. (bought my first yesterday). It's all set up and running very smoothly. Loving the experience and the features.

    Unlike iOS, OS X doesn't come with a nice dedicated map feature. What is the best free and best paid-for one I can get?
     
  2. needfx macrumors 68040

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    www.maps.google.com
     
  3. charlieegan3 macrumors 68020

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    Best free: Google Maps (Streetview)

    others: Google Earth, Garmin BaseCamp...

    If you're looking for a dedicated app I would personally go with Google Earth.

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    I think he might be looking for an app, in which case google earth would do the job.
     
  4. needfx macrumors 68040

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    true, but he can make do without even installing one
     
  5. charlieegan3 macrumors 68020

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    Yeah I guess.

    Maybe if apple maps had been more successful they might have made a mac version :)
     
  6. token787 macrumors regular

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  7. justperry macrumors 604

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    That would be nice.:)
     
  8. needfx macrumors 68040

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    I can only imagine they are already considering it, once it is up to par
     
  9. takeshi74 macrumors 601

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    On any topic, don't just assume your notion of "best" to be universal. What are your specific criteria? What features are must-haves? What would be nice to have? What's your budget? What are you looking to do with the product? Best is always highly subjective.
     
  10. needfx macrumors 68040

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    true, but I think he is looking for the Rocknrolla of Map Solutions
     
  11. Benjamin, thread starter macrumors member

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    Yeah. I was looking for something like the old Google Maps on iOS 5 or the Apple Maps for iOS 6. I guess I'll wait and see for what Apple do on that count then.
     

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