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OpenCPN Alternatives

OpenCPN is described as 'free software (GPLv2) project to create a concise chart plotter and navigation software, for use underway or as a planning tool. OpenCPN is developed by a team of active sailors using real world conditions for program testing and refinement' and is an app in the travel & location category. There are four alternatives to OpenCPN for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions, Windows, Android and iPad. The best alternative is zyGrib, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like OpenCPN are Open Nautical Charts, OpenSeaMap and Navionics Boating.

OpenCPN alternatives are mainly Map Services but may also be Weather Forecast Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of OpenCPN.
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OpenCPN is a free software (GPLv2) project to create a concise chart plotter and navigation software, for use underway or...

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  1. zyGrib icon

    zyGrib

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    2 alternatives to zyGrib 

    GRIB File Viewer.

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  2. Open Nautical Charts icon

    Open Nautical Charts

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    2 alternatives to Open Nautical Charts 

    OpenNauticalChart offers free seacharts for everybody. This charts are usable (offline) with several ship-plotters and Navigation-equipement on board.

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    OpenSeaMap

    2 alternatives to OpenSeaMap 

    OpenSeaMap's goal is to add nautical and tourism information a sailor could be interested in to OSM (OpenStreetMap) and to present it in a pleasing way.

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    Navionics Boating

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    1 alternatives to Navionics Boating 

    Get up-to-date, detailed charts you can use offline plus a boatload of features on your mobile device, so they’re on hand wherever you go. The Boating app is a must-have for cruising, fishing, sailing, diving and all your activities on the water.

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    1.  Works OfflineNavionics Boating can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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