Breathtaking Compass

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Sep 10, 2012 9:00:39 PM via Website


This compass is free and starts fast. It's the most beautiful compass app and supports high definition displays. Download this useful compass now!


  • Starts fast (1.0 second on HTC Wildfire S)
  • High definition display support
  • Supports magnetic and true north over Wi-Fi an GPS
  • Most beautiful user interface of all compass apps
  • SDCard install support




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Nov 12, 2012 6:03:13 PM via Website

Compass 1.0.9 released!

  • Added actionbar button for screen rotation on/off toggling
  • Added Settings Dialog
  • Added Settings for auto rotation and default screen orientation
  • Image scaling quality highly optimized. Compass now looks fantastic on Nexus 7 and other devices!

— modified on Dec 7, 2012 9:01:00 PM

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Nov 12, 2012 10:21:38 PM via Website

Nice graphics
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Nov 13, 2012 7:42:21 AM via Website

Very smart looking design. Also works well too.
It would be awesome if it could do a bit more, like take notes of the readings etc too :)
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Nov 13, 2012 9:19:23 PM via Website

Angela Green
Very smart looking design. Also works well too.
It would be awesome if it could do a bit more, like take notes of the readings etc too :)

Thanks. What do you mean with taking notes of the readings?

— modified on Nov 14, 2012 7:12:56 AM

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Nov 29, 2012 8:27:48 PM via Website

Compass 1.1.1 released. Big Changes!

  • Introduced sensor fusion on devices with a gyroscope. This is a really big change. The result is a completely not wobbling compass arrow, when the device is not moved.
  • Changed the low-pass filter algorithm for Android 2.2 with a better one that is more responsive and is compatible with the new sensor delay option.
  • The compass now chooses the best sensors for your device for calculating the compass degree.
    • Sensor Fusion: For devices with Android 2.3 or higher and a gyroscope
    • Accelerometer/gravity and compass: For devices without a gyroscope or with Android 2.2
  • Added new settings option for the sensor delay. You can now decide at which rate the compass gets new values from the sensors. The lower this rate the less battery is consumed. If the compass does not work on your device, try setting a lower sensor delay.
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Dec 7, 2012 8:59:51 PM via Website

Compass 1.1.2 released!

  • Fixed: There was an offset of 90° on devices with landscape as the natural screen orientation
  • Fixed: Compass didn't start on some devices with Android 2.2
  • Fixed: There was an error when pausing the compass activitiy
  • Fixed: Added an expressive error message for non supported devices.
  • Other small bugs fixes
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Dec 8, 2012 6:35:22 PM via Website

Compass 1.1.3 released!

  • Changed the algorithm for determining the best sensor under a list of sensors with the same sensor type. On the Nexus 7 the compass arrow is even more stable now!
  • Fixed: Sensor fusion support was detected on devices where it doesn't work.

— modified on Dec 8, 2012 6:36:10 PM

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May 6, 2013 11:59:12 PM via Website


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May 7, 2013 12:03:14 AM via Website

Compass 1.2.0 released!

  • New sensor processing framework written. The sensor processing backend was completely rewritten based on all combined experiences of previous versions. The new backend makes new features and perfomance improvements possible.
  • Improved error reporting and error dialogs. Now i can analyse why some devices are not working. So if the compass does not work on your device send me a new bug report.
  • The network location icon now shows if the network location is enabled. Before it showed if the wifi was enabled

Compass 1.2.1 released!

  • Fixed: Bug prevented compass from testing if a sensor exists.

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May 12, 2013 4:16:01 PM via Website

Compass 1.2.2 released!

  • Fixed: Compass didn't work on devices with no GPS and no network location support.
  • Click on the true north label now opens the GPS and network location settings
    do. Now the user gets informed, when he presses on the true north label or the icons and no
    GPS and no network location is supported.
  • The support was simplified. The support button in the menu and in the settings now opens a support dialog. The user
    can directly enter his message and send it.
  • Overall improved message dialogs

— modified on May 12, 2013 4:29:48 PM