OruxMaps sqlite map format support (raster maps at original dpi)
I am quite new user of Locus and now I spent some time trying to migrate my old raster maps for this nice piece of software. I used several apps as MOBAC, MAPC2MAPC, MapTiler, Ozi, few python scripts with sqlite interpreter etc and while doing this I realised biggest disadvantage of this format:
Thanks to the fact that zoom ratios are fixed, all imported maps from raster images needs to be rasampled to another dpi in order to show them in Locus.
This makes them worse to read, much harder to migrate or calibrate them in the terrain and to preserve same level of detail they require more storage space.
This is example of map I just use for testing of the workflow:
After migration of this map to Locus sqlite format, the nearest zoom levels are:
In this case this method reduce quality of map a lot. In case of this map, similar and newer map of the same place is already available as online map, but thats not true for a lot of others, mainly for maps of some exotic countries which weren`t even digitalised.
Implementation of OruxMaps should be easy as it use the same sqlite db structure as locus/rmaps, so there will be nothing much to add to app in order to support this. So I vote for this feature. :)