3D Compass Lite

3D Compass Lite is an augmented reality compass to be used on the Android supported devices.


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Developer: Sam Lu

Category: Travel

Latest version: 3.00

Total versions: 2

Submitted: 31 Oct 2010

Updated: 31 Oct 2010


3D Compass Lite aka AR Compass is an augmented reality compass that displays your current location, map and direction with 3D compass on top of reality in the camera screen of the phone.

- 3D compass with augment reality view
- Auto rotate map according to the compass
- Show heading and degrees
- Show speed if GPS is enabled
- Show map/address of current location
- Fast bright with one tap when you are in outdoor
- Keep screen on when running

Note: Starting from version 3.00 the division into free and paid editions of the app was first introduced. Earlier the app was only available as a freeware.


3D Compass Lite 3.00 seem to be the latest available version. Below you can find file(s) assigned to this version:

Description/changelog of 3D Compass Lite 3.00:

- Support high resolution devices
- Only support Android 1.6 or above devices
- Enable you to press Back key on About window
- Fixed the problem of does not disable the "rotate map" option correctly

Note: Starting from version 3.00 the paid version was first released, parallel to free version. Therefore, this free version got suffix "Lite" to its name.

Old versions

Below are the earlier versions of 3D Compass Lite.

3D Compass Lite 2.50

Description/changelog of 3D Compass Lite 2.50:

- Add a button to switch satellite/traffic map layer
- New preference option to share the captured image after taking a screenshot. The default of this option is true
- Optimize the required process time for taking screenshots



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