November 3, 2008 in Software (E)
[prMac.com] Frankfurt am Main, Germany - Berbie Software announces an update for TrailRunner 1.8, the outdoor oriented route-planning and journaling software for Mac OS X. Among other improvements, the latest update can display recordings from current iPhone 3G and iPod touch models equipped with a GPS. By using the companion application iTrail for iPhone, users can record trails with the iPhone and display recordings in TrailRunner. Within TrailRunner users can analyze recordings, journalize events and share routes with outdoor communities like GPSies.
TrailRunner integrates a wide range of GPS, mapping and workout related scopes into a simple to use application. These include a seamless integration with online services to display topographic maps, satellite photos and elevation data. Easy workout import and geo visualization for Garmin ForeRunner and Edge devices. Workout import and geo matching for running devices like the Apple + Nike iPod Sport Kit, Nike+ SportBand or selected Polar heart-rate monitors. Export of route directions as NanoMaps for color iPods or cellphones. Import and export of various file formats. Integration with free digital mapping communities like GPSies and OpenStreetMap.
Focused on users doing any kind of outdoor activities like running, biking, hiking or inline skating, TrailRunner offers automatic route calculation for a given distance and attractiveness, a workout diary, workout histograms and analysis tools for measured data like speed, ascent, heart-rate, personal aerobic zone and more. An integrated exercise plan can help users to improve their base endurance in small and adaptive steps.
TrailRunner 1.8 is free but thankfully accepts donations. iTrail is available in the Apple App Store.
About Berbie Software
Started in 2005, Berbie Software pioneered the development of a Mac OS X application focused on outdoor and long distance sports. By building a mash-up of complex technologies and algorithms, TrailRunner delivers a simple to use application that covers most features outdoor enthusiasts need to plan and journalize their activities.
iTrail is one of the leading GPS recording applications in the Apple App Store. iTrail is an application that uses the on-board location-aware facilities of the iPhone or iPhone 3G.