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This page describes the changes made to the Kurviger Pro app, the Kurviger Free app, and the Kurviger website. Usually all progress in the same speed.

1.9 (2019-05-24)

  • Map: GPS logger for track recording (Pro)
  • Map: location service with higher accuracy and better battery performance
  • Map: crosshair mode improvements
  • Routing: improved waypoints list
  • Bookmarks: improved bookmarks list (merged Manage + Select)
  • App: info screen for user reports
  • (2019-06-03) GPS logging: GPX version option (Pro)
  • (2019-06-03) Routing: actions in waypoints list
  • (2019-06-03) Bookmarks: actions in bookmarks list
  • (2019-06-13) Map: option to change the location service (Android, Google)
  • (2019-06-13) Map: option to show location accuracy
  • (2019-06-24) Stability improvements
  • (2019-07-10) Website: Added Google Earth 4 export again

1.8 (2019-03-26)

  • Navigation: route indicator options (Nearest point, Next instruction, Next waypoint, Destination, Off) (Pro)
  • Map: map color options (Normal, Dark, High contrast, Grayscale, Inverted) (Pro)
  • Export: Sygic URL format
  • (2019-04-12) Stability improvements
  • (2019-04-19) Routing: Improved barrier handling and slightly improved detours handling in cities
  • (2019-04-24) Website: Improve importing files
  • (2019-04-24) Website: Improve deleting routes and overlays
  • (2019-05-10) Routing: Improved routing in some of the Nordic countries: Norway, Sweden, and Finland. For more details see the forum post here.

1.7 (2019-02-18)

  • Navigation: show direction to the route when off route (Pro)
  • Map: (optionally) use crosshair to select locations precisely
  • Routing: long press on waypoints for their menu (crosshair mode)
  • Bookmarks: long press on bookmarks to move them
  • Map: more map providers (OpenMapSurfer)
  • UI: option to auto hide screen buttons (appear if touch map)
  • UI: back button can exit navigation and follow location
  • (2019-03-06) Routing: show distance and time for waypoints
  • (2019-03-18) Stability improvements
  • (2019-03-18) Website: Improve GPX Import dialog
  • (2019-03-19) Website: Add Sygic export
  • (2019-03-19) Website: Remove Google Earth 3 & 4 export. Google Earth 5 is still available. If you need this format, please let us know here

1.6 (2018-12-18)

  • Routing: improved waypoints list
  • Bookmarks: improved bookmarks list
  • Bookmarks: sort bookmarks option
  • Map: more map providers (Mapilion, Wikimedia)
  • App: Dutch translation
  • Navigation: Dutch voice navigation (Pro)
  • (2019-01-08) Website:​ improve POI appearance
  • (2019-01-08) Website:​ several minor improvements
  • (2019-01-16) Map: remove OpenMapTiles online map (use Mapilion instead)

1.5 (2018-11-05)

  • Navigation: option to choose rerouting from the current location to start or nearest point (Pro)
  • Import: overlay and routing extended options for GPX
  • Import: routing from the current location to start or nearest point
  • Round trips: extended options for round trip's start point
  • Application: screen orientation extended options
  • (2018-11-29) Website:​ allow to show turn instruction nodes on the map
  • (2018-11-29) Website:​ improve delete route
  • (2018-11-29) Website:​ remove some Thunderforest map styles
  • (2018-12-10) Website:​ remove all Thunderforest maps
  • (2018-12-10) Website:​ improve via point placement

1.4 (2018-10-16)

  • Navigation: navigation action menu (tap instruction symbol during navigation) (Pro)
  • Navigation: skip next waypoint option (Pro)
  • Navigation: show next waypoint number (Pro)
  • Navigation: option to switch to follow mode, after arriving at destination (Pro)
  • Navigation: restore map state when switch navigation on / off (Pro)
  • Navigation: speed display option (Pro)
  • Routing: revised calculation to protect the current route
  • Map: GPS 3D map orientation option

1.3 (2018-09-27)

  • Navigation: force a rerouting by tapping the warning sign when off route (Pro)
  • Navigation: switch between distance / time to destination or next waypoint (tap distance) (Pro)
  • Navigation: display remaining time or estimated time of arrival (tap time) (Pro)
  • Navigation: UI enhancements (Pro)
  • Routing: option to show the waypoints in turn instructions
  • Routing: change route line color
  • Routing: change route line width
  • Map: change location marker / arrow color
  • Various improvements

1.2 (2018-09-04)

  • Navigation: off route zoom level (Pro)
  • Navigation: add altitude display (Pro)
  • Geocoding: integration of what3words
  • Export: export Garmin ShapingPoint GPX format
  • Export: remember name of imported file
  • Export: file overwrite warning
  • Routing: place waypoints on street
  • Routing: show whole route
  • Routing: clear overlay and/or routing
  • Map: zoom with volume keys
  • (2018-09-07) Export:​ improve and speed up *.itn export
  • (2018-09-09) Geocoding: what3words search with auto suggest

1.1.19 (2018-08-14)

  • Map: (optionally) rotate location arrow at tip instead of center (Pro)
  • Map: change location arrow size (Pro)
  • Navigation: auto zoom with enhanced options (Pro)
  • Navigation: (optionally) amplify speech volume in voice guidance (Pro)
  • Navigation: option to prepare the phone call audio connection to avoid cut off instructions (Pro)
  • UI: long press on map, bookmarks or search results to copy coordinates in clipboard
  • Navigation: performance improvements (Pro)

1.1.18 (2018-07-15)

  • Navigation: auto zoom offers dynamic map scale while driving (Pro)
  • Import: allow opening short links inside the app
  • Map: turn on/off house numbers with Kurviger offline maps for improved performance (Pro)
  • Map: follow location mode uses GPS map orientation by default
  • UI: show compass bearing, that is direction of motion
  • Navigation: stability improvements (Pro)
  • (2018-07-17) Website:​ enabled splitting of routes using the waypoint popup.
  • (2018-07-25) Website: improved placement of waypoints when clicking on the route.

1.1.17 (2018-06-08)

  • Routing: added really “Fastest” route (App + Website)
  • Map: turn on/off nature areas with Kurviger maps for improved performance (Pro)
  • Stability improvements
  • (2018-06-13) Routing: Improved calculation of the fastest route
  • (2018-06-13) Routing: Improved recognition of narrow roads
  • (2018-06-14) UI: long press on map, bookmarks or search results to Show on Google Maps
  • (2018-06-15) Routing: Improved handling of access restrictions
  • (2018-06-15) Routing: Improved routing on dirt roads
  • (2018-06-18) App: stability improvements for install / update problems on some devices

1.1.16 (2018-05-06)

  • Navigation: auto zoom map offers multiple options (Pro)
  • Navigation: fade or pause music while turn instructions are spoken (Pro)
  • Navigation: voice guidance audio output options (Media / music, Notification, Phone call) (Pro)
  • Bookmarks: long press on bookmarks to Share or Show on
  • Search: long press on results to Bookmark or Share or Show on
  • UI: show progress indicator while calculating or exporting a route
  • Map: improved location marker with heading
  • Map: touch gestures enhancements
  • (2018-05-14) Navigation: auto zoom offers detailed options (Pro)
  • (2018-05-14) App: Spanish translation (beta)
  • (2018-05-14) Navigation: Spanish voice navigation (Pro)
  • (2018-05-15) Website: extend route from/to poi (like hotels, museum)
  • (2018-05-17) Website: improved import dialog with the options to use track, route or waypoints
  • (2018-05-17) Website: improved visibility of the route on the map
  • (2018-05-17) Website: removed Mapbox tiles, due to incompatibility
  • (2018-05-17) Website: improved generation when using set as destination
  • (2018-05-17) Website: improve export for the Navigon URL format
  • (2018-05-24) Import: allow importing MPJS files generated by (App + Website)
  • (2018-05-24) Navigation: stability improvements (Pro)
  • (2018-05-24) GDPR compliance
  • (2018-05-26) Improvement for printing the map (Website)
  • (2018-05-28) Added relief map (Website)
  • (2018-05-29) Improved offroad handling
  • (2018-05-31) Export: export Navigon Cruiser format
  • (2018-06-06) Routing: slightly reduce ETA to better match actual driving times

1.1.15 (2018-04-16)

  • Sharing: share routes as Kurviger url
  • Sharing: share routes as QR code
  • Sharing: share user location
  • Sharing: share any map position
  • Routing: load tour codes
  • Routing: open route files from email attachments
  • Routing: open route files from Google Drive
  • Bookmarks: import bookmarks from a gpx file
  • Bookmarks: export bookmarks to a gpx file
  • File browser: new implementation with multiple selection, create folders, rename, delete and more
  • Map: open multiple offline maps simultaneously (Pro)
  • Map: show map view on
  • App: French translation
  • Navigation: French voice navigation (Pro)
  • Navigation: stability improvements (Pro)
  • (2018-04-21) Bookmarks: long press on bookmarks to edit or delete them

1.1.14 (2018-02-27)

  • Import: allow importing ITN files to improve workflow for TomTom Rider navis (App + Website)
  • UI: (optionally) bookmarks are visible on map as markers
  • UI: long press on map to bookmark specific locations
  • UI: long press on bookmarks and search results to snap waypoints
  • Stability improvements
  • (2018-02-28) Website: Filter attraction points of interest to improve the quality of the content
  • (2018-02-28) Website: Remove Omniscale
  • (2018-03-03) Website: Dutch translation, try it here

1.1.13 (2018-01-23)

  • Map: More map providers
  • Map: Improved Kurviger render style
  • Map: Improved hillshading (Pro)
  • Map: Removed Dark and Standard styles
  • (2018-02-02) Routing: Updated routing algorithm with substantial improvements to the city recognition and curvy roads rating (more information can be found here)
  • (2018-02-06) Website: Enable the website to use miles as well as km (imperial units)
  • (2018-02-18) Website: Improved route import overlay
  • (2018-02-18) Website: New right click option to show the map on OpenStreetMap
  • (2018-02-18) Website: Updated TomTom tutorial providing a lot more detail on how to export routes for a TomTom Rider

1.1.12 (2017-12-28)

  • Navigation: navigate with the app in the background or with the screen turned off (Pro)
  • Navigation: (optionally) repeat “continue” instructions for longer periods without a turn (Pro)
  • Routing: support for U-turns to further improve the route guidance
  • UI: combine route curviness and routing options in one common dialog
  • UI: a clean, modern visual refresh for better user experience
  • Navigation: stability improvements (Pro)

1.1.11 (2017-12-08)

  • Map: map layers menu to turn on/off points of interest (fuel stations, passes, motorcycle shops, viewpoints and more) with Kurviger maps (Pro)
  • Kurviger high detail offline multilingual vector maps available for download, enriched with motorcycle specific information (Pro)

1.1.10 (2017-11-03)

  • Application: screen orientation lock option (system setting, portrait, landscape)
  • Routing: long press on a route to also add via points
  • Navigation: stability improvements (Pro)

1.1.9 (2017-10-13)

  • Routing: calculate all route types (fastest, curvy, extra curvy) at once and show them on map together (Pro)
  • Routing: generate multiple round trips simultaneously and show them on map at the same time (Pro)
  • Routing: change active route from multiple visible alternative routes, by tapping on an alternative route (Pro)
  • Routing: tap on a route to receive additional information about it (distance, duration, type)
  • Routing: long press on a route to easily change the calculation, like curviness, advanced options, or to reverse the route
  • Routing: add new instructions: “keep right” and “keep left” to further improve the route guidance
  • Map: zoom out easily with a two finger tap on map (all map gestures)
  • Map: many rendering improvements
  • App: added a help menu which makes it easier for users to find relevant documentation or help

1.1.8 (2017-09-01)

  • Routing: automatic save / restore of active route at app exit / start
  • Import / export: add .kurviger format in Free app and website (Free + website)
  • Routing: use turn restrictions in Free app and website (Free + website)
  • Navigation: (optionally) speak street names in voice guidance (Pro)
  • Website: POI icons clustering
  • Website: Stability improvements

1.1.7 (2017-08-10)

  • Routing: restore and navigate previous saved routes while being offline (Pro)
  • Bookmarks: import and export options
  • File browser: several improvements
  • Navigation: stability improvements (Pro)
  • Website: Make it possible to disable the elevation profile

1.1.6 (2017-07-29)

  • Round trips: option to use location as start
  • Stability improvements

1.1.5 (2017-07-13)

  • Kurviger links / QR: improved synchronization
  • Import route: GPX [automatic, track, route, waypoints] selection
  • Import route: routing from location to nearest point
  • Round trips: distance in metric / imperial units
  • Round trips: heading cardinal directions

1.1.4 (2017-07-07)

  • Import route: extend route option
  • Navigation: compass button turns map rotation on/off (Pro)

1.1.3 (2017-07-04)

  • Geocoding: postcode search (OpenCageData) (Pro)
  • Routing: export CSV format
  • Stability improvements

1.1.2 (2017-06-30)

  • Routing: virtual waypoints (instructions / navigation)
  • Routing: improved handling of small roads
  • Navigation: stability improvements (Pro)
  • Free app gets ads (Free)
  • Website: improved road book export to Excel

1.1.1 (2017-06-23)

  • Navigation: better performance (Pro)
  • Mapzen map: several improvements
  • Map style: Kurviger style is the default style
  • (2017-06-26) Routing: improved avoid main roads route calculation

1.1.0 (2017-06-16)

  • Navigation: avoid unnecessary rerouting (Pro)
  • Navigation: start navigating along the route anywhere (Pro)
  • Navigation: possible to skip waypoints (Pro)
  • Navigation: many enhancements (Pro)
  • Geocoding: use map center for location bias and sort results by distance
  • Geocoding: show last query and its results when open search dialog
  • Geocoding: include result type in results list
  • UI: update compass graphic
  • UI: add location direction arrow in navigation and follow modes (Pro)
  • UI: improved colored location marker

< 1.1.0

For versions below 1.1.0, we provide an overview of the changed features since we first published the Kurviger App.

  • Kurviger Pro received offline maps.
  • We added advanced routing options for all Kurviger apps and website: “avoid ferries”, “avoid motorways”, “avoid toll roads”, “avoid main roads”, “avoid small roads”, “avoid unpaved roads”.
  • Kurviger Pro and Free received the smooth movement option, that smoothes the movement on the map.
  • Kurviger Pro and Free received the address lookup.
  • Kurviger Pro and Free received improved map styling.
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