Release Notes

PathAway GPS PRO Edition
for Android

Revision History

Release Version 6.76.00

- Fixed Saving some Settings not working
- Delete Database Fixed
- Improved route insertion

Release Version 6.75.00 - Apr 22 2021

- Android 12 compatibility.
- Track-up Navigation
- Easy access to Recent Activities and Point Icons
- Quick access to switch between favorite Webmaps
- Now show up to 32 items on the dashboard (was 16)

Release Version 6.41.00 - May 5 2020
- Android 10 compatibility.
- Now showing "distance from" and "course to" when you tap on the map.
- GPX Import. Importing Groundspeak Geocaching tags for display in Point Details.
- PRO: Added feature to search and filter Tracks, Routes, and Point Databases

Release Version 6.33.00 - Oct 30 2019
- Added Menu to Data screens. Select All/none, Show All none
- Fixed Data Export with Sharing for Android 9+
- Improved Data Export for Sharing with multiple files
- Location Sharing fixes

Release Version 6.30.00 - Aug 20 2019
- WebMaps: Added Nautical - NOAA RNC Nautical Charts (beta). North American coastline coverage

Release Version 6.27.00 - July 22 2019
- Track Up (Rotate to direction of travel) quick access icon added to Toolbar.
- New Easy Location Sharing

Release Version 6.06.00 - Oct 5 2018
- Android 8 Compatibility
- Track Up (Rotate to direction of travel) quick access icon added to Toolbar.
- Improved Fugawi Premium Map Support

Release Version 6.05.00 - Nov 30 2017
- Added "Find Parked Vehicle" Feature. This feature will automatically determine where you parked your vehicle. You can then use the "Find Parked" feature, to navigate back to your vehicle. Once you find your vehicle, then turn off "Find Parked" navigation and the App will return to your previous routing settings. Note that this feature utilizes crowd-sourced services from our trusted third party partner Anagog Ltd. For more information on Anagog please visit their website at
- Improved Zoom Toolbar to spread over the bottom of the screen to give better map visibility.
- View-Show Toolbar. Now tap anywhere on the screen to bring up the tools. Once the tools are up, then tap the screen again to select elements of the map.
- Improved Background Tracking for Android 7+ devices when on battery power. This required adding Power Management Premissions in order to force the system to continue to provide GPS locations.

Release Version 6.03.08 - Oct 31 2017
- Added: OpenTopoMaps to Webmaps
- Added Datum ARC 1950 Datum Zambia
- Minor Improvements

Release Version 6.03.06 - Mar 27 2017
- Android 7 Compatibility improvements
- Settings fix for North Arrow
- Fix for occasional crash on Data import

Release Version - Nov 21 2016
- Fix for crash on import (Android 6+)

Release Version - May 5 2016
Added for PRO: Night Mode.
- This feature will switch to colour palettes suitable for night navigation.
See View->Night Mode to turn this feature on/off
- Various Bug Fixes

Release Version - Feb 2 2016
- Added for Android 6.0: Permission Confirmations. App would not run on some devices without the App confirming permissions.
- Fixed: X-Traverse Import Maps not working.

Release Version - Nov 14 2015
- Added: Large Tool icons for using with gloves or large fingers.

Release Version - Sep 3 2015
- Added: Import now has multi select. Select multiple files to import at once.
- Added PRO: "Calculate Location" to "Edit Point" and "Find by Coordinates". Enter a distance offset and heading to calculate new coordinates.

Release Version - Aug 3 2015
- Added PRO: "Calculate Location" to "Edit Point" and "Find by Coordinates". Enter a distance offset and heading to calculate new coordinates.
- Added: Option for route or track point added: "Delete to End", "Delete to Start" to trim tracks and routes. Ie. Tap on a route point, Tap again for menu, choose Route menu - "Delete to End" or "Delete to Start". Note that "Split Here" is similar to "Delete to End" except it creates a new route with the remaining points.

Release Version - July 17 2015
- Added: Option for route or track point added: Delete to End, Delete to Start to trim tracks and routes. Ie. Tap on a route point, Tap again for menu, choose Route menu - "Delete to End" or "Delete to Start". Note that "Split Here" is similar to "Delete to End" except it creates a new route with the remaining points.

Release Version - July 7 2015
- Added: In Overlay Dashboard - Drag dash item to new location on Map..
- Fixed (PRO). SMS Receive was always sending Label as "SEG". This requires Delete of the SEG user in "Remote-Received Locations
- Added Settings-Map Display-"Show Closest Route Pt.": Option to turn the closest point on route marker on/off. By default now, it is off.
- Added Settings-Map Display-"Show Map Center Marker": Option to turn the map center marker on/off. By default now, it is off.
- Added: Interactive Help Panel. As you select options, help panel will scroll to the relevant section of the manual. Help Panel can be sized by dragging the title bar up/down. Currently only tool icons are linked.
- Fixed: Visibility of selected files in the File Selector.
- Fixed: Right aligned dashboard sometimes overwriting other UI areas of the screen.

Release Version - May 18 2015
- Added: UI Improvements in Tracking Menu
- Added: Track/Route Details - Can go to Edit Name/Activity. - Fixed: Bugs and reported crashes
- Fixed: Activity not automatically being added to new route
- Fixed: Alarms not sounding in background mode.

Release Version - Apr 24 2015
- Added: Show/Hide Toolbar (View menu). Tap bottom of screen to bring up Toolbars
- Added: Show/Hide Dashboard for Tiled Dash (View menu).
- Fixed: Error in Magnetic Compass
- Other Bug Fixes

Release Version - Apr 7 2015
- Fixed: Main Menu checkboxes now functional.
- Fixed: Where applicable, menu checkboxes do not terminate the menu
- Fixed: Remote location retrieval with multiple remotes using label only as id.
- Fixed: Take Picture from toolbar.

Release Version - Apr 1 2015
- Added: Reset Trip. to Tracking Tool menu
- Fixed: erratic sizing of Zoom Toolbar  items on older devices
- Added: EXP+: 100% Scale Tool to Zoom Toolbar
- Added "Exit" button on main menu.
- Fixed: turning the GPS back on will resume the track recording.
- Fixed: EXP+: Custom Map zoom-in/out was only going one level.
- Fixed: "Other Points" menu
- Fixed: EXP+: Zoom 100% menu item checkbox
- Fixed: EXP+: zoom in and zoom out only zoom one level on custom maps.

Release Version - Mar 27 2015
- New intuitive User Interface with tiled resizable and customizable tiled dashboard
- Easy slide out main menu for quicker access to all features.
- Tap and hold on Dash Item to move it
- Double Tap Dash Item modify its data and font size
- Modify the Dashboard style, location (Top, Right, Overlay), and color in Settings-Dashboard
- New Route Designer with undo, redo, adjust route point location using precision nudge controls.
- PRO: Follow Roads/Trails in Route Deigner.
- Turn Toolbar Text On/Off in View-Map Display.
- Heading and Course Compasses now available for display on Dashboard.
- Toolbar main items now contain drop-down Quick Menus to provide the most common commands efficiently.

Release Version - Nov 21 2014
- Fixed: Possible crash after running Simulator. - Added: Export Point Database. Photos now stored in kmz and zipped export files.
- Fixes in Remote Settings, Auto Send/Retrieve Settings. - Lots of minor bug fixes

Release Version - Sep 11 2014
- Added: Support for new Account-based product registration system. No more UID or Registration keys. Just login to your PathAway account. Currenty working for new purchases only.
- Added: Hi-Res Scale Adjust option. In Data->Webmaps. This feature allows you to turn on/off the scaling up of Webmaps for better visibility of map text on hi-res screens.

Release Version - Aug 19 2014
- Fixed: If not tracking, then GPS not reconnecting after resume.
- Fixed: Route Dist to Destination when turning a single point route to a multi point route.
- Fixed: X-Traverse maps not downloading on occasion.
- Added: Can now move/delete route points while in Edit Route Mode
- Added: Route Distance now recalulated in Data-Routes - Recalc Stats command. - Added: Android OS 4.4 (KitKat) now restricts writing to external SD Card to only a designated App folder. The folders for PathAway are:
PathAway PRO: Android/Data/com.muskokatech.PathAwayPro/files
PathAway Express: Android/Data/com.muskokatech.PathAway/files
PathAway LE: Android/Data/com.muskokatech.PathAwayLE/files
PathAway Free: Android/Data/com.muskokatech.PathAwayFree/files

Release Version - Jun 12 2014
- Added: Settings-General: Set Wind Speed Units, Temperature Units, Magentic Compass Speed Threshold.
- Fixed: X-Traverse Canada Topo downloading.

Release Version - May 29 2014
- Added: Theyr Weather Forecast overlay maps. This is a new subscription based feature to overlay weather maps onto existing maps and charts. A free sample is included showing low resolution 12 hour Wind, Precipitation, and Temperature. See the startup "What's new" for more info.
To view the Weather maps, go to the menu "Screens->Weather View". The new screen has a scrolling tool bar at the top for control of weather features, animation, and overlay transparency.
Note, subscriptions can be done directly by creating a account (see "Settings->My Accounts"), then purchasing a subscription. Also supported is X-Traverse Weather subscriptions. Log into X-Traverse via the "Settings->My Accounts" dialog, and choose X-Traverse as the service.
- Added: Magnetic Heading option - Settings-General.
- Fixed: Google Satellite Maps not downloading.
- Fixed - Track Data Export and Duplicate crash
- Bug Fixes in Setting up Remote services, X-Traverse, adding points

Release Version - Jan 15 2014
- Improved: Points Dialog Add Point.
- Added: Tracks/Routes "Repair" option to fix database if corrupted.
- Added: Exit Confirmation on "Back" key. Optional, turn on in Settings->General.
- Added: New Map Scale Dash Item
- Fixed: View->Map Display, now goes directly to "Settings->Map Display" screen
- Fixed: Toolbar size for screens 200-240 dpi

Release Version - Dec 31 2013
- Added: Webmaps overzoom. Now zoom in further, PathAway will scale up the map tiles.
- Added: For hi-res screens, webmaps will be scaled up for easier reading of map details
- Improved: Easier selection of Dashboard item details (via double tap).

Release Version - Dec 5 2013
- Fixed: Icons not showing on Android 4.4 (KitKat)

Release Version - Nov 20 2013
- Added: Startup screen with links to Newsletter, Ratings, and Manual
- Added: News and upgrades screen.
* Note, both these screens can be turned off once the app is purchased.

Release Version - Oct 10 2013
- SMS Location: Now will log and record locations when PathAway is not running
- SMS Location: Added receiving locations for other microtracker protocols, GPRMC, GPGGA,
- Added Quick Data Export of Current Track (or route if no track)
- Help button fixed
- Fixed: Distance Radials color settings not saved

Release Version - Sep 20 2013
- Fixed: Edit Point - datum conversion failed for some datum types.
- Improved Tracks, Routes, Point Databases context menu.

Release Version - Sep 17 2013
- Further UI improvements.
- Fixed Send Location PathAway Findme service now defaults correctly to HTTP Get.
- Additional German translations

Release Version - Sep 12 2013
- Import and Export fixes.
- Added Settings->General-Area units
- fixed Calc Area.
- Cosmetics

Release Version - Sep 12 2013
- Import and Export fixes.
- Added Settings->General-Area units
- fixed Calc Area.
- Cosmetics

Release Version - Sep 6 2013
- Improved UI for HD screens (icons and other bitmaps too small).
- Improved caching and performance for HD screens.

Pre-Release Version - Sep 3 2013
- Import->X-Traverse. Activate Maps fixed.
- Added: PathAway PRO Manual
- New German Translations

Pre-Release Version - Aug 28 2013
- Improved Select Folders dialogs
- Improved Export Dialog
- Implemented Custom Alarm Sound

Pre-Release Version - Aug 23 2013
- Data->Tracks/Routes/Point Database - Edit Toolbar->Export Icon. Folder Select improved. Remembers last format and folder.
- Data->Maps/Tracks/Routes/Point Database: Can now switch between different database types via dropdown on these dialogs

Pre-Release Version - Aug 16 2013
- Data->Tracks/Routes/Point Database - Edit Details. Now when you create a new Route, you can immedialtly choose points to add to the route via the "Add Points" button. If editting the Route, this option is "Edit Points".
- In View Points - Added '+' icon to toolbar, to add a point to the route from a Points Database

Pre-Release Version - Aug 15 2013
- Initial Public Pre-Release