According to an announcement of a mobile app development, Augmentra, ViewRanger that started released on the Google Play Store earlier this week for Android Wear 2.0 is now available for the download worldwide. This new wearable app is a result of the collaboration with Casio and was designed specifically for the Casio Pro Trek smartwatch, but it is also compatible with other wearables running on the latest Google’s Android Wear OS.
ViewRanger is released with the aim at serving as a companion app for hikers to help either plan their routes or give assistance when trailing a specific path. The app ships with hiking maps to 23 countries such as the United States, New Zealand, France, and Germany… and all of them were crafted detailedly by some famous established outdoor publishers on the world. Besides, the app also features a compass and support downloading offline maps. Moreover, you can also the tracking feature to record the hiking trips for reviewing, and all clips recorded by ViewRanger will be displayed on your Android Wear 2.0 wearable. Currently, the service also supports for a number of third-party solutions including Google Fit, and more apps will be added in the future.
You can download the ViewRanger for your Android Wear 2.0 via an update of the app on the Google Play Store. However, the app works best when being paired with a smartphone, and any watch running ViewRanger can stream maps from a supported Android smartphone. Although that is not mentioned, it seems that the app is compatible with all smartphones running Android 4.4 KitKat and higher. The new update of ViewRanger brought to Android Wear 2.0 is available for download free of charge. You can now open the Google Play Store, search for ViewRanger and download the wearable version of the app.