How to add OSM Cycle Map as custom map source to MOBAC

A reference of how to add Open Cycle Map (topo map) into MOBAC as a custom map source. Maps downloaded can be use as offline maps for supported applications in MOBAC.

Steps:
  1. Create a XML file in "<MOBAC install>\mapsources" directory.
  2. Copy the template below and paste it into the XML file.
  3. Start your MOBAC application and select the map source "OSM Cycle Map".
XML template:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<customMapSource>
<name>OSM Cycle Map</name>
<minZoom>0</minZoom>
<maxZoom>15</maxZoom>
<tileType>png</tileType>
<tileUpdate>IfNoneMatch</tileUpdate>
<url>http://tile.opencyclemap.org/cycle/{$z}/{$x}/{$y}.png</url>
<backgroundColor>#000000</backgroundColor>
</customMapSource>


References or Credits:
  1. MOBAC.net : Custom map source
  2. Open Cycle Map developer information


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7 comments :

  1. very useful!! thanks for info!!

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  2. If you want more zoom levels, just change the folowing line "15" to "17" (15 to 17). I think sports tracker can't handle more than 17 levels.

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  3. try this

    http://geggus.net/gmaps/routeplanner.html

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  4. Do you know how to add Nokia Here maps as custom map source to MOBAC ?

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    1. If i remember correctly MOBAC has the Nokia Maps source but that was quite some time ago. Not sure about now.

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  5. Doesn't work anymore...

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