Is anyone else experiencing major slowness in OsmAnd~ displaying map.
From startup it takes about 8 seconds to display the map tiles (I hope I am using the right term), before that you just get an empty map area.
Scrolling around or zooming out to show a wider area (more new tiles) takes just as long at about 7 to 8 seconds per new tiles you come to.
It makes OsmAnd~ very hard to use.
The version being used is 2.9.3
This is something I recall happening previously with the f-droid specific version of OsmAnd
Yes, now that you point it out. Route calculation is incredibly slow
I am running Lineage OS 14.1 (Android 7.1.2)
The workaround mentioned does not match what I have, developer options was off and when enabled OpenGL rendering is not on.
I experienced the same problems that you mentioned.
I run LOS 14.1 on a Nexus 9 tablet.
Downgrading/reinstalling to 2.8.2 “solved” the problem temporary.
In the version 2.9.3 I also noticed, that if I zoom in, the map got white.
Have you checked with the official osmand release from google play (or in the issue there is a direct apk download linked as well.) if it experiences the same behaviour?
I don’t have play, but I just tried the apk offered on their web page. It seems to work as expected.
I will test F-Droid’s newest version again later (can I upload screenshots/videos here?).
Regardless of that, I wonder if there is a fully free software alternative for OsmAnd+. As stated in the anti-features, the license for the layouts and artwork is proprietary (CC-SA-NC-ND). Also, I often find that the UI is quite bloated.
You could try Maps: https://f-droid.org/packages/com.github.axet.maps/
This is a fork of Maps.me removing the gazillion trackers present in the upstream project.
You should be able to upload screenshots and small videos here. A logcat output comparing the two builds might be helpful as well.
I’ve updated to 3.0 version on F-droid and it is a little improved but scrolling / rendering times are still about 3-5 seconds compared to 8 in the previous version
Yup, no (visible) change for me either.
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