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 The application offers two different ways of accessing maps offline in order to suit most users: The application offers two different ways of accessing maps offline in order to suit most users:
   * **On-demand maps** are maps retrieved on-demand from Internet and automatically stored on the device;   * **On-demand maps** are maps retrieved on-demand from Internet and automatically stored on the device;
-  * **On-board maps** are file based maps covering a particular fixed area, pre-created and stored on the device.+  * **File-based maps** are maps covering a particular fixed area, pre-created and stored ​as single or multiples files on the device.
  
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 [[en:​help:​v2:​maps:​on-demand-create#​how_to_create_a_custom_map|How to create a custom map?]] [[en:​help:​v2:​maps:​on-demand-create#​how_to_create_a_custom_map|How to create a custom map?]]
  
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 [[en:​help:​v2:​maps:​change-opacity#​how_to_modify_the_opacity_of_a_map_or_layer|How to modify the opacity of a map or layer?]]\\ [[en:​help:​v2:​maps:​change-opacity#​how_to_modify_the_opacity_of_a_map_or_layer|How to modify the opacity of a map or layer?]]\\
 [[en:​help:​v2:​maps:​change-color#​how_to_modify_the_contrast_and_saturation_of_a_map_or_a_layer|How to modify the contrast and saturation of a map or a layer?]]\\ [[en:​help:​v2:​maps:​change-color#​how_to_modify_the_contrast_and_saturation_of_a_map_or_a_layer|How to modify the contrast and saturation of a map or a layer?]]\\
 +[[en:​help:​v2:​maps:​erase-color#​how_to_erase_a_color_from_a_map|How to erase a color from a map?]]\\
 [[en:​help:​v2:​maps:​change-opacity#​how_to_switch_between_two_maps_in_one_click|How to switch between two maps in one click?]]\\ [[en:​help:​v2:​maps:​change-opacity#​how_to_switch_between_two_maps_in_one_click|How to switch between two maps in one click?]]\\
 [[en:​help:​v2:​maps:​export-as-image#​how_to_export_the_displayed_map_as_an_image|How to export the displayed map as an image or to print it?]]\\ [[en:​help:​v2:​maps:​export-as-image#​how_to_export_the_displayed_map_as_an_image|How to export the displayed map as an image or to print it?]]\\
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 Each map has its own policy concerning how to display names. The default map uses the local language (i.e. localized names) so all users have familiar names displayed in their own languages. Other maps like Bing Maps only uses English names everywhere. You can also install an alternative version of Google Maps or Bing Maps displayed in various other languages, just [[en:​help:​v2:​maps:​on-demand-install|install the community map]] called "​Google Maps (Localized)"​ or "Bing Maps (Localized)"​. Each map has its own policy concerning how to display names. The default map uses the local language (i.e. localized names) so all users have familiar names displayed in their own languages. Other maps like Bing Maps only uses English names everywhere. You can also install an alternative version of Google Maps or Bing Maps displayed in various other languages, just [[en:​help:​v2:​maps:​on-demand-install|install the community map]] called "​Google Maps (Localized)"​ or "Bing Maps (Localized)"​.
  
-**Is there a size limit for the offline ​map files?​**\\ +**Is there a size limit for the file-based ​map files?​**\\ 
-Yes. Android versions smaller than the 3.0 cannot manage files bigger than 2GB. On those versions you will get errors while displaying parts of the maps which are stored after this size limit. Starting with Android 3.0, you will be able to read bigger maps correctly.+Yes, on older devices. Android versions smaller than the 3.0 cannot manage files bigger than 2GB. On those versions you will get errors while displaying parts of the maps which are stored after this size limit. Starting with Android 3.0, you will be able to read bigger maps correctly.
  
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 **What if an on-demand map is not working anymore?​**\\ **What if an on-demand map is not working anymore?​**\\
 First, be sure to [[en:​help:​v2:​maps:​on-demand-install|get the map again from the community maps list]], in case it has already been fixed or updated.\\ First, be sure to [[en:​help:​v2:​maps:​on-demand-install|get the map again from the community maps list]], in case it has already been fixed or updated.\\
-If it doesn'​t help, don't hesitate to [[http://www.offline-maps.net/#​contact_and_support|contact us]], but please keep in mind that we may remove any community map if it can't be fixed.+If it doesn'​t help, don't hesitate to [[https://www.alpinequest.net/#​contact_and_support|contact us]], but please keep in mind that we may remove any community map if it can't be fixed.
  
 **What if a MemoryMap map doesn'​t work?**\\ **What if a MemoryMap map doesn'​t work?**\\
 The application doesn'​t support the new MemoryMap format ("''​***.qc3**''"​ file extension), as well as encrypted maps. You can use the free Lite version to check if your maps are compatible. The application doesn'​t support the new MemoryMap format ("''​***.qc3**''"​ file extension), as well as encrypted maps. You can use the free Lite version to check if your maps are compatible.

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