OMN2 - blue/white logo with a GREEN stripe through it.
OMN3 - white walker and cyclist on a mapping background.
Running OMN2 and OMN3
OMN3 will in time completely replace OMN2, but they can work alongside each other and that lets Anquet release OMN3 app by app. macOS and Android have both been released.
You can run both OMN2 and OMN3 at the same time, and they will happily sync route and map data with Anquet Cloud. So you can say run OMN3 on a Mac, but OMN2 on an iPhone, and route sync will run as normal.
If you run say both OMN2 and OMN3 on a single device like say your Mac, please realise that to see route data on both you will have to sync on both as they don't share files locally on your Mac. i.e. draw a route on OMN2 and when you sync that will place the route on Anquet Cloud. To see that route in OMN3, you would then need to run Sync on OMN3, and that will bring the route from Anquet Cloud to your local OMN3 installation.
OMN3 uses a completely new map file format. On logging into OMN3 you will therefore need to download any maps that you require to use. If you are no longer using OMN2, it will be worth removing it from your machine to save space.
What's new in OMN3?
The major updates are:
- A completely new map drawing system which relies on a new map file format.
- Vastly improved map download and map streaming.
- Much better handling of subscriptions and renewals.
- Enhanced Zoom on all map types so you can zoom a long way out on all maps.
- Much quicker initial sync and startup.
- GE/GM have been replaced by 'Routes, Tracks and Waypoints' (RTW).
How to move to OMN3?
Our suggestion is for you to simply download the new OMN3 app which at the time of writing is available on macOS and Android only, login with your normal account details and give the new software a test drive.
The map data format used by OMN2 is now about 15 years old. For OMN3 we changed to a new format. Whilst you are entitled to download all of your maps in both OMN2 and OMN3, please realise that will use twice as much storage on your phone / computer.
Our suggestion would be to download some local mapping in OMN3 and get happy with the new software. Once you are happy with the OMN3 software, you can remove OMN2 from your system to free up storage space and then download the rest of your maps in OMN3.