Benefits and Features

Work without a connection

Avenza Maps™ works 100% offline. Locate yourself using only GPS. Collect data in remote areas without needing to rely on a network connection.

Import custom maps

Use your own custom maps created with your own GIS data. You can import maps in many formats including PDF, GeoTIFF and JPG.

Share maps and data

Export maps and share data with your teams and ensure everyone has the most up-to-date information anytime they need it.

Collect and manage data

Create attribute schema, import and export map data in multiple formats including shapefile, and add customized symbols.

Advanced map tools

Draw lines and areas, navigate, get a better GPS fix and create geofences for notification when entering and leaving an area.

Exclusive NGA maps

Search the Avenza Map Store and download NGA-exclusive maps from USGS, USFS, FAA, LAND INFO and NOAA plus nearly a million more.

Avenza Maps, a Secured Rugged App

Meeting the strict tolerances of Rugged Apps, Avenza Maps: RA Edition meets the standards identified to ensure the app is safe and secure for government use and ensures positive control of the source code throughout. This prevents man-in-the-middle attacks on these apps and creates the safest experience for government users.

More Pro features

  • Mission Essential

    Dependable for government, land management, forestry, military and intelligence, and disaster-relief.

  • Unparalleled Security

    Meets the standards identified to ensure the app is safe and secure for government use.

  • Convenient Distribution

    Access through government MDM systems or devices not managed via MDM and manage subscriptions for multiple users and devices.

Mobile Mapping for Government Professionals

Avenza Maps: RA Edition supports government, land management, forestry, intelligence community, military, and disaster-relief users by providing secure use of the app and access to exclusive maps for various mission areas. Users who rely on mapping information technology and the ability to be both accurate and operationally efficient to ensure mission-critical objectives are met. Avenza Maps allows you to have access to the most up-to-date geographic information from wherever you are. Keep it relevant with additional mapping tools and field data collection inside the app.

The flexible app lets you import your own or your team's maps, or any map from the Avenza Map Store, and organize them as a collection for easy access. In or out of network coverage, maps can be used with your device's GPS to precisely locate yourself for navigation. Collect points of data in the field, identify hazards, take inventory of remote areas or indicate the location of mission-specific assets and activities.

Explore the Avenza Map Store

For qualified users, discover maps in the Avenza Map Store, the world’s largest digital catalogue of maps created by professional map publishers. Download unlimited maps from the Map Store's extensive catalog of digital maps from inside the app or on the Avenza Maps website.

Mobile Mapping for Government Professionals

Government customers are able to order through NASA SEWP (Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement) or by contacting Avenza Sales directly by phone at 800-884-2555 (North America) or at 1-416-487-5116, by email at, or through the online order form. Users are able to either enroll organization-owned devices through a mobile device management (MDM) system or access the app on devices that are not managed via MDM. Once approved and registered, the Avenza Maps app can be downloaded to mobile devices that allows approved users access to Avenza Maps Pro tier tools and features, and unlimited georeferenced, offline, and location-aware maps from the Avenza Map Store.

Avenza Maps: RA Edition is currently available on both iOS and Android platforms.