Global Mapper Mobile® is a powerful iOS and Android application for viewing and collecting GIS data. It utilizes the GPS capabilities of mobile devices to provide situational awareness and locational intelligence for remote mapping projects. A perfect complement to the desktop version of Global Mapper, the mobile edition provides maps-in-hand functionality for engineers, surveyors, wildlife managers, foresters, and anyone whose job requires access to spatial data in remote locations.

Global Mapper Mobile can display vector, raster, and elevation data layers that have been transferred from the desktop version of the software. It also provides tools for drawing, tracking, and form-based data collection using pre-configured attributes and picklists.

Global Mapper Mobile Base Version (Free of charge)

The base version of Global Mapper Mobile is free of charge and provides an array of features and functions, including:

  • An optional compass can be displayed on the screen to provide bearing information while in the field. – New in v.2.2
  • Improved digitizing, users now have control over adding timestamp and GPS-based attributes (location, accuracy, etc.) to features. – New in v.2.2
  • Elevation accuracy can now be displayed on the GPS information display – New v.2.2
  • Customizable location icon. – New in v.2.2
  • Expanded built-in supported vector styles and custom symbols
  • Terrain layer support offering hill shading, terrain shader display as Atlas shader, and the ability to view elevation at a specific location
  • Improved layer transparency setting with a color picker and support for Dark Mode
  • Field access to all GIS data
  • GPS-based field data collection
  • Digitizing or drawing tools
  • Feature attribute management
  • Simple and efficient data deployment and return
  • Self-contained map storage and display – No data connection required
  • Picture point creation from geotagged photos
  • Online access to OpenStreetMap Data

Global Mapper Mobile Pro

Developed with today’s mapping professionals in mind, the Pro version of Global Mapper Mobile supplements the functionality of the base version with an array of professional-grade tools including:

  • Advanced GPS now supports RTK. – New in v.2.2
  • Users now have the ability to create multiple features at once. – New in v.2.2
  • A new configuration option allows pro users to display their location in projected units. – New in v.2.2
  • Find an address’ location and create a point to represent it. – New in v.2.2
  • Ability to create strike and dip features on devices with appropriate sensors. – New in v.2.2
  • Advanced GPS support to connect to external high accuracy Bluetooth GPS devices from vendors such as Bad Elf and EOS, among others.
  • Terrain shader selection/change within the app
  • Enable water level display on terrain data
  • Extensive preconfigured and customizable online data services
  • The option to save this streamed data for offline use
  • Support for GeoPackage and GeoPDF files
  • Advanced projection support
  • Support for external GPS receivers
  • GPS averaging
  • Display of distance and bearing to a location
  • Terrain shader options

Global Mapper Mobile Pro is available for both iOS and Android. The license is based on an annual subscription from the date of purchase and can be renewed each year. Enterprise licensing options are also available. For more information, contact orders@bluemarblegeo.com.

For more product information, please visit:
Global Mapper Mobile iOS User Guide
Global Mapper Mobile Android User Guide

Global Mapper Mobile Comparison Table

Global Mapper Mobile Global Mapper Mobile Pro
Cost Free $50
Expanded built-in supported vector styles and custom symbols Tick Tick
Terrain layer support offering hill shading, terrain shader display as Atlas shader, and the ability to view elevation at a specific location Tick Tick
Improved layer transparency setting with a color picker and support for Dark Mode Tick Tick
Android and iOS support Tick Tick
Support for hundreds of data formats* Tick Tick
Form-based data collection* Tick Tick
Utilizes the device's GPS receiver for location Tick Tick
Simple layer display/control Tick Tick
Digitizing/drawing functionality Tick Tick
Point, line, and area creation using GPS Tick Tick
Attribute editing Tick Tick
Picture point creation from geotagged photos Tick Tick
Option to store data locally (GMMP files) Tick Tick
Streaming data support Open Street Map only OSM, Imagery and More
Data transfer using third-party cloud services (Drive, Dropbox, etc.) Tick Tick
Measure tool Tick Tick
Attribute search tool Tick Tick
Advanced GPS support to connect to external high accuracy Bluetooth GPS devices (including RTK) from vendors such as Bad Elf and EOS, among others Tick
Terrain shader selection/change within the app Tick
Enable water level display on terrain data Tick
Download of streamed data for offline use Tick
GPS Averaging and Address location tools Tick
Stream Custom online data sources Tick
GPS Averaging Tick
Display of distance and bearing from the current location to a selected point Tick
Option to add additional layers to the current map Tick
GeoPackage import/export Tick
GeoPDF import Tick
Advanced Projection Support Tick
*Enabled through Global Mapper desktop

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