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About Navit

Navit is a car navigation system with routing engine.

It's modular design is capable of using vector maps of various formats for routing and rendering of the displayed map. It's even possible to use multiple maps at a time.

The GTK+ or SDL user interfaces are designed to work well with touch screen displays. Points of Interest of various formats are displayed on the map.

The current vehicle position is either read from gpsd or directly from NMEA GPS sensors.

The routing engine not only calculates an optimal route to your destination, but also generates directions and even speaks to you using speechd.

Navit currently speaks 24 languages :
- Brazilian Portuguese
- Chinese (Hong Kong)
- Czech
- Danish
- Dutch
- English
- Finnish
- French
- German
- Hebrew
- Italian
- Japanese
- Norwegian Bokmal
- Polish
- Portuguese
- Romanian
- Russian
- Slovak
- Slovenian
- Spanish
- Swedish
- Telugu
- Thai
- Turkish

More may be added soon. Why not contribute if your language isn't there? Check the web based translation tool or the wiki for more informations.


Latest release

We've rolled the fourth public alpha release of NavIt. Get it from our SourceForge project page.

Since NavIt is evolving really quickly, you might be interested in the svn code too:

SVN code

The latest version in the SVN Repository should always work pretty well.
Try: svn co