PathAway is the all-purpose GPS Navigation software.
PathAway provides affordable navigational support for aviation,
boating, automobile (on and off-road), hiking, cycling, touring,
rally racing, motorcycle touring, ballooning, scuba diving,
fishing, hunting, paragliding, mountain climbing, ultra-light
flying, canoeing, snowmobiling, athletic training, outdoor
education, geocaching, mapping/GIS, mining, military training,
surveying, site inspection, telematics, field data collection,
security, search and rescue or any application where location
If you get out and go places, PathAway is the companion
to take with you.
PathAway software has evolved from real customer usage over that past 11 years. The Android version represents the culmination of our experience building world-class software trusted by the most demanding users.
PathAway Key Features
Express or Professional Editions Available
Choose between the Express or Professional Editions.
The Professional Edition contains all of the same features as the Express Edition
and adds more incredible features such as remote location sharing,
area and distance measuring tools, Elevation and Speed Profile Views, multi track/route display, and more. Click here for details on the Professional Edition.
Use the embedded GPS in your Android device and use PathAway to navigate. Or attach an external Bluetooth wireless GPS for devices without an internal GPS chip.
Maps from Anywhere (Express Edition or higher)
Import or create your own maps using our free Map Manager, or third-party
Desktop Mapping Software such as QuoVadis/Touratech-QV,
or Fugawi. Get maps from mapping web sites, CD-ROM,
scanned, or digitally photographed. Maps are highly compressed
and can be any size and resolution that fits within your device
BSB/KAP Charts Direct Display: Conversion is no longer required for BSB Maps. Simply copy them to your PathAway data folder and PathAway will use them directly.
WebMaps - Download Internet maps on-the-fly
Web Maps allows you to download maps on-the-fly from
a Map Server on the internet. Maps will be downloaded
in the background and displayed on the screen as they
complete downloading. Maps are cached, so downloading
only needs to be done once. Cached maps are always available even when there is no data connection.
OpenStreetMap.com: User contributed Street
Map Community. Covers most of World.
Maps currently supported:
Google Maps: Worldwide street, satellite,
and terrain maps.
Terraserver-USA Maps: USGA Topographic and aerial
photo maps. Covers USA only.
OpenCycleMap.com: User contributed topographic and terrain maps. Covers most of World
ArcGIS World and USA Topos: Free Topographic maps provided by ArcGIS
Natural Resources Canada Topos: Free Topographic maps provided by NR Canada
FAA USA Sectional Charts: USA and South Ontario Aeronautical charts provided by the FAA.
X-Traverse: Subscription based Map sets provided by http://X-Traverse.com. Mainly topographical and marine charts.
Intelligent Moving Map Display
As you travel, PathAway will center the map on your position and download the map sections needed to guide your way.
Display positions in coordinates such as Latitude/Longitude,
UTM, OSGB, Quebec-MTM, MGA, MGRS, GGRS87, Swedish Grid, Irish
grid, or Israel Grid and more.
Personal Points of Interest/Waypoints
Capture an unlimited number of georeferenced points, and record detailed names and descriptions.
Attach your own custom icon, for easy
Record and Follow your Tracks
Record your track as you travel. Then, follow the recorded
track to find your way home. PathAway can store an unlimited number of track logs which can be selected at any time for navigation or analysis.
Point to Point Routing
Create routes quickly by simply clicking points on a map,
or by choosing from your point database.
Navigation Warnings and Alarms
Proximity detection alerts you to upcoming points along your
route, or when you get close to one of your points. If you're
following a route, PathAway will alert you if you've strayed
off-track, or if your elevation has strayed beyond the level
stored in the route.
Customizable Large Compass view screens showing Heading,
Direction to Next Point, or any other available
navigation data. View multiple Compasses on the screen at
the same time, or a single large compass.
Import/Export Data Formats
Google Earth KML, KMZ, GPX, LOC, and other formats supported directly on your handheld.
GPS fix acquired and lost alarms
Receive audible alerts when a GPS fix is acquired or lost.
Onscreen Trip Statistics on a Customizable Dashboard
Display the information you need while still having a great
view of the map. Customize 12 edges of the screen to pop-out
to show the info. Stats such as ground speed, average and
max speed, and vertical climb/descent speed. elevation, geographic
coordinates, directional heading/ ground distance/vertical
distance/vertical angle to next point, or destination.
Odometer, elapsed time, Estimated time en route.