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Handling Large GPX Files on Android


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I am looking to see if someone knows of the quickest app that will be able to load the nearest caches to my location from an off-line GPX file.

The file I found online is about 75MB's large, and contains about 10,000 locations.

 

While it works great on my new Desire Z, the first generation Android phones are too slow to make it pratical to use. I would like to be able to throw that file on an old android phone, leave it in the car, and be able to let a fellow geocacher use it that doesn't have a device.

 

The problem I find is that with such a large file and having no data access, the clasic offical app, c:geo, geoBagle, and locus are not pratical. C:Geo, and geoBeagle Crash. Locus works but is very slow.

 

I am not looking for anything complex or graphical. Just something that will give the name of the closest 10 or 20 caches from the file, so the friend can select the same cache and we can then race towards it.

 

Any suggestions?

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About a year ago I did some testing with a very wimpy Android phone and found that GeOrg could handle the largest GPX files. GeoBeagle/GeoHunter were fairly good. The other 5-ish choices were poor in this respect. I've not re-tested to see if any of these applications have changed.

 

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JustMike

 

I am looking to see if someone knows of the quickest app that will be able to load the nearest caches to my location from an off-line GPX file.

The file I found online is about 75MB's large, and contains about 10,000 locations.

 

While it works great on my new Desire Z, the first generation Android phones are too slow to make it pratical to use. I would like to be able to throw that file on an old android phone, leave it in the car, and be able to let a fellow geocacher use it that doesn't have a device.

 

The problem I find is that with such a large file and having no data access, the clasic offical app, c:geo, geoBagle, and locus are not pratical. C:Geo, and geoBeagle Crash. Locus works but is very slow.

 

I am not looking for anything complex or graphical. Just something that will give the name of the closest 10 or 20 caches from the file, so the friend can select the same cache and we can then race towards it.

 

Any suggestions?

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