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New turn arrows mean following on-map directions in the komoot mobile app is easier than ever

Navigation

December 22, 2022

If you’re using the map for Tour navigation on mobile, you can now see your next turn with the quickest of glances. We’ve created a large turn arrow on the Tour line that makes it clear and easy to see where you’re going next. This means more time enjoying the scenery and less time looking at the app.

Going in the wrong direction? On Android, you’ll now be alerted and given the option to reverse your Tour

Navigation

December 22, 2022

When you plan or import a circular Tour, the route will either run clockwise or counterclockwise. That means it can be easy to set off in the wrong direction for your Tour. To solve this, we’ve updated our direction detection so no matter what shape route you’re embarking on, you’ll now be notified the moment you start going in the wrong direction. 

When the app detects you’re going the opposite way, it’ll ask you if you want to reverse the

Improved turn-by-turn directions means navigation on Android is clear even with more complicated routes

Navigation

December 22, 2022

When you plan routes that resemble spaghetti, detour off the trail to visit a cake shop, or head along the same road twice in different directions, navigation can get a little tricky. We’ve been busy learning from these complications and have improved our turn-by-turn directions, so Tours on Android mobile devices should lead you where you want to go even if you’ve plotted a loop-the-loop.

Better-than-ever resolution makes Tour lines more accurate on planned Tours

Route Planner

November 21, 2022

With improved Tour line resolution, now you can see even the smaller twists and turns in your planned route. You’ll get a better overall impression of the bends in a trail while you navigate with komoot or non-Garmin partner devices, and the awesome knock-on effect is that both the tour length estimation and the elevation profile are more accurate now too.

Komoot is now available on all new Garmin devices — and the app comes with a beautiful new navigation mode

Navigation

October 28, 2022

To make your experience of navigating Tours on your Garmin device even more seamless, we’ve made some significant improvements to the app! Firstly, we’ve implemented a brand-new komoot-specific navigation interface that let’s you better track your adventures on your Garmin. From now on, simply select komoot as your preferred navigation mode the next time you start a Tour on your watch, and enjoy turn-by-turn navigation arrows, a clearer

Introducing 3D maps, komoot Premium’s newest feature

Route Planner

October 25, 2022

Feel like you’re out there, just by looking at the map — with 3D maps. Now available as part of komoot Premium — and usable on komoot.com — 3D maps let you immerse yourself in the landscape virtually and feel like you’re already out there. Showing a true-to-life overview of beautiful landscapes worldwide, they allow for more accurate route planning, and next-level inspiration for your adventures in the mountains. 

Stay safe on the trail - with brand new Highlight and Tour warnings

Route Planner

September 26, 2022

So you always know ahead of time if a Tour or Highlight includes any dangerous sections, we’ve added brand new warnings to our Android and iOS app and to komoot.com. Planning a hike along a knife-edged arete or set to ride down a route-ridden trail suitable for experienced mountain bikers only? Komoot will let you know when advanced experience or equipment may be required on a route — so you can focus on confidently exploring the great outdoors.

Know if you’re planning an adventure to a Highlight in a protected area, thanks to updated Highlight warnings in national parks

Route Planner

September 5, 2022

New and improved warnings on Highlights now give you a heads-up when your adventure goes through a national park or protected area. They deliver all need-to-know info in a simple way, and they link you to the relevant park regulations when there's something extra you should be aware of. That way, you can explore responsibly, without unknowingly breaking any rules or doing unintended damage to a conservation area.

You can now use the komoot satellite map when planning on Android or iOS

Route Planner

August 15, 2022

Previously only available on web, the Komoot satellite map is now available in the komoot app for Android and iOS. Perfect for seeing exactly what you’re going to be travelling through, just tap on the layers icon in the bottom right-hand corner of the screen to switch-up your map style. 

Try it in the komoot iOS and Android app now — and plan your next adventure your way.

We’ve made it easier to switch between maps when planning routes on komoot.com — and you can now see sport-specific details on the satellite map!

Route Planner

August 12, 2022

Use the komoot map to clearly see landscape details and contour lines, or switch to the satellite map to see just how green an area is you’re passing through. Whatever your reasons for wanting to switch the base map — it’s now easier than ever before with the new maps switcher available at komoot.com. 

Oh, and for all Premium users, the komoot satellite map also displays sports-specific details.

Bring the map to life with Trail View photos

Route Planner

August 5, 2022

Trail View brings the lines on the map to life with user-sourced photos of the trail curated by an advanced image-detection algorithm. Showing up as green dots on the new Trail View map layer on komoot.com, these images give hikers, gravel cyclists and mtb riders a visual on what that trail actually looks like, allowing you to plan more accurately for your adventures.

Komoot is now available in a whole new family of languages! 👋🏻

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Community

July 26, 2022

We have added additional support for 6 new languages, so you can more easily find, plan and experience your next adventure in your language. Bringing our total number of supported languages to 11, you can now use komoot in:

  • Japanese 🇯🇵

  • Korean 🇰🇷

  • Polish 🇵🇱

  • Portuguese 🇵🇹

  • Brazilian Portuguese 🇧🇷

  • German 🇩🇪

  • Dutch 🇳🇱

  • French 🇫🇷

  • Spanish 🇪🇸

  • Italian 🇮🇹

  • English 🇬🇧/ 🇺🇸

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