January 26, 2009 in Navigation (E)
[prMac.com] Frankfurt, Germany - Berbie Software announces an update for TrailRunner, the outdoor oriented route-planning and journaling software for Mac OS X. Among other improvements, TrailRunner 1.9 can download GPS recordings from Trails, one of the hottest GPS recording applications available for the iPhone 3G.
"TrailRunner is an outstanding free route planning and journaling application for Mac OS X. Send your GPS recordings directly from Trails to TrailRunner to analyze and compare your jogs, walks and hikes. Use TrailRunner to collect, edit and publish your trips and adventures." said Felix Lamouroux, developer of Trails for iPhone.
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 iPhone 3G, 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.com and OpenStreetMap.org
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 1.9 is free but thankfully accepts donations. Trails is available in the Apple App Store.
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.
Trails is one of the hottest GPS recording applications in the Apple App Store. Trails is the only GPS iPhone app that allows users to record, import and export tracks onto the iPhone. Trails is an iTunes Staff Favorite!