BaseMap Pro Review 2021 - Offline Upgrades

realunlucky

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I used BaseMap last season and really enjoyed the multiple mapping layers for online scouting. I did struggle a bit fully converting over you can read that thread HERE. I'm the first to admit lacking even average technology know-how so I've really enjoyed learning about how everyone uses the features.

I've decided to continue to learn about and use BaseMap Pro for the 2021 season. I've been using it for a couple of months now and wanted to let everyone know they've upgraded the user interface (easier to use for dummies like me).

One thing Basemap really focused on was offline mapping. They increased the download speed and added map vaults -- basically saving offline maps to the cloud.

Here is a thread to discuss Basemap, ask questions of myself and other member users, and follow along as I stumble along through the 2021 season.

Here is my take on their latest upgrades.

BaseMap Pro Review 2021
 

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Has anyone figured out how to create routes in BaseMap? I have a large property with a complex series of trails. I’d like to be able to walk, or ride ATV, and create the trail on the map.

Edit: never mind, just found the ‘Record Track’ feature. I’ll try it out.
 
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robby denning

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Has anyone figured out how to create routes in BaseMap? I have a large property with a complex series of trails. I’d like to be able to walk, or ride ATV, and create the trail on the map.

Edit: never mind, just found the ‘Record Track’ feature. I’ll try it out.

Let us know if it works for you.


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ewescue

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User interface definitely simplified but.. am i missing something or did they drop tons of different mapping layers? To me the biggest advantage of basemap vs other mobile apps were the multiple mapping layers. Now it just seems like there is 3, 1 satellite, 1 hybrid, and 1 topo.
 

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User interface definitely simplified but.. am i missing something or did they drop tons of different mapping layers? To me the biggest advantage of basemap vs other mobile apps were the multiple mapping layers. Now it just seems like there is 3, 1 satellite, 1 hybrid, and 1 topo.

In our most recent update, we did eliminate some of the base maps. They were the maps that were least used by our users. This was done to simplify the toggle between sat, hybrid, and topo. We are looking at adding the maps back in at some point in a future update.
 

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In our most recent update, we did eliminate some of the base maps. They were the maps that were least used by our users. This was done to simplify the toggle between sat, hybrid, and topo. We are looking at adding the maps back in at some point in a future update.

Personally, a few of those extra layers were the primary reason I used BaseMap. Removing those will substantially decrease my usage of the app, if not eliminate it. I always felt that the vast selection of maps was what set Basemap apart from the competition, so I hope to see them reinstated soon. Just some feedback from a user.
 

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Personally, a few of those extra layers were the primary reason I used BaseMap. Removing those will substantially decrease my usage of the app, if not eliminate it. I always felt that the vast selection of maps was what set Basemap apart from the competition, so I hope to see them reinstated soon. Just some feedback from a user.
We appreciate your feedback and it has been sent back to our development team. Again, we made this decision based on historical use of the additional maps and to simplify the new toggle of the maps.
 

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How to I get rid of that obnoxious black bar at the top advertising a hunt service. It eats up a huge part of my laptop screen.
 
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