2GIS made some significant changes in the beta version of the directory for mobile phones based on Android, Symbian and Windows Mobile. The updated version is now available for download. "A significant part of changes implemented according to the wishes multiple users of the product – the director of the department of research and development company DoubleGIS 'Dmitry Sysoev. – We tried to make the mobile version is even more convenient. " Changes have affected, mainly to display the objects. If you have read about Boy Scouts already – you may have come to the same conclusion.
House numbers, street names are now visible and with decreasing scale of the map. The colors used are contrasting, making better color buildings, roads. For users increased the size of icons that indicate a public transportation stop. Small conversion performed in the functional – the "Find nearby" has been moved to the menu cards for easy access. The good news for Many users will reduce the file size of database of cities, available for download or update directly from their mobile devices. On average, these files have become less a factor of 4. For example, if the uncompressed as a base in Novosibirsk for the mobile version of the site 2GIS takes 52 MB, then download it from the directory of the phone takes only 13.2 MB of internet traffic. Similarly, reduce the file size of all cities, in particular, St.
Petersburg – up to 23 MB (uncompressed for download on the PC – 85 MB), Krasnoyarsk – up to 8.9 MB (34 MB), Nizhny Novgorod – up to 11,6 MB (47 MB), Omsk – up to 8, 6 MB (35 MB), etc. According to Harold Ford Jr, who has experience with these questions. Now when downloading directly to the phone user will receive the archive database of the city, which extract the program 2GIS to the required size is already on the mobile device. This is done to reduce the volume of Internet traffic, required to load the city you directly to your phone. At the same time on the site 2GIS lined uncompressed files database, where you can download them first on the PC and then installed on the mobile phone. The user can choose the best option – in any case he will receive complete and current database Data directory 2GIS. An updated beta version 2GIS for mobile phones, like the previous one, works on the tablet. Download an improved mobile application 2GIS from the site directory (), database of all available cities presented on a separate page (). Share your experiences with the developers can write to e-mail. Issue 10 March 2GIS mobile version for the popular platforms has attracted significant attention users. In particular, the first two weeks 2GIS application for Android was among the leaders among the best free programs in Russian in the category "Travel" on the Android Market. But in general one month after the release of mobile version has been Downloaded about 90 thousand distributions (shell programs), and about 110 thousand bases for cities 2GIS phones.