I'd just like to add some GIS layers, such as shapefiles in the Maps.me app.

Has someone already done it?


Not really. The only overlay you can get in Maps.me is the bookmarks (points) via a KML. Convert a shp of points to kml using GDAL or QGIS (if using Open Source tools) and follow the recipe from support page https://support.maps.me/hc/en-us/articles/207895029-How-to-import-bookmarks-

For lines, although I did not see a mention in the doc, you should also open the KML with lines. I was able to see the lines using the same process as the bookmarks tutorial using my own device. For polygons, it does not seem to work.

If you want overlay layers, you may look at Geopaparazzi, another application (a presentation)

  • OK, so it is not possible to integrate line and polygon objects. I'll limit myself to points. Thanks for sharing the information all the same. – Eliasse Feb 12 at 9:57
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    Tested with lines and works. For polygons, fails (or I missed something). Edited my answer – ThomasG77 Feb 12 at 11:10
  • Well that's great, there's just one thing, in which CRS the coordinates must be given ? Because I imagine there is no such thing as OTF reprojection in the app. It is perhaps WGS84 ? – Eliasse Feb 20 at 8:43
  • Well seems to be Pseudo-Mercator 3857. – Eliasse Feb 20 at 10:41
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    Can't be Pseudo-Mercator 3857. KML is only WGS 84 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/… FYI, my tests has been done with WGS 84 – ThomasG77 Feb 20 at 10:52

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