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Language & Units


App language

Language of all texts in the app - titles, descriptions…

Changing language requires internet connection - other language packs are not part of the app.

The language list displays also availability of particular languages in percents. Help with translation button in the bottom shortcuts to Locus crowdsourced translation page. If you are interested in Locus development and have proper language skills, you are welcome!


TTS is necessary for navigation, guidance, audio coach and other voice alerts across the app.

  • TTS Engine - select from a list of TTS software installed on your device.
  • TTS language - each TTS software has its own language portfolio. Select your language. Functional selection is marked “Ready to use”.
  • Test phrase - write any phrase to test your TTS setting


Type of coordinates

Select type of coordinates to display in the top panel:


  • Lat/Lon (WGS) - classic geographic coordinates, the most widespread
  • MGRS - military coordinate system
  • Maidenhead - Maidenhead Locator System
  • Open Location Code - OLC, also known as plus codes, encodes location into a form that is easier to use than showing coordinates in the form of latitude and longitude. More info here >>
  • UTM - Universal transverse Merkator

Czech republic

  • S-JTSK - Systém jednotné trigonometrické sítě katastrální - a rectangular coordinate network used in geodesy in the Czech Republic and Slovakia


  • OS Irish Grid - modified OSGB 1936 used in United Kingdom


  • Israeli CS grid
  • Israeli TM grid


  • Dutch Grid (RD)

New Zealand

  • NZGD2000 - New Zealand Transverse Mercator 2000


  • CH1903/LV03

United Kingdom

  • OSGB 1936 - British National Grid

Advanced users (surveyors, professionals…) who want to use Locus Map for specific tasks can define custom coordinate systems >>

Lat/Lon format

WGS Latitude/longitude format to display:

  • xx,xxxxx°
  • xx°' - used in geocaching
  • xx°xx'xx.xx“ - the most accurate



Select from several combinations of following systems:

  • metric - m, km
  • imperial - ft, yd, mi
  • nautical - m, nmi


Select units common in your location and field of use - m2, ha, km2, ft2, yd2, acre, mi2, nmi2


Units of height above the sea level - meters or feet


Select units common in your location - km/h, miles/h, nmi/h, knots


Select units you are used to work with - degree, angular mil, Russian mil, US artillery mil


Select percent or degree


Celsius or Fahrenheit


Joules or calories


kilogram or pound

manual/user_guide/settings/lang_units.txt · Last modified: 2019/07/10 12:17 by mstupka