Functionality of this land survey software



With the land survey software Apglos Survey Wizard you can map. Of course elements like points, lines, arcs, polylines and polygons can be added on the background Google Maps. 

Besides that you can add comments and symbols.


Staking out

Staking out is very easy with the land survey software Apglos Survey Wizard. 

That is because you only have to select an element. After that the stake out function gives immediatly the horizontal and vertical directions and distances. 



Everything you can map in Apglos Survey Wizard you can also draw easily. 

That is is the result of this software for land surveying using layers like in AutoCAD and Microstation. Because of that you can use line types, line weights and colors of these programms in Apglos Survey Wizard.  



You can calculate on the spot with Apglos Survey Wizard. 

That means you always have the right information on the right spot. 

Besides distances you can calculate lengths, areas, volumes and more.

Screenshots of land survey software Apglos Survey Wizard

To give you an idea how Apglos Survey Wizard looks like we show you here some screenshots of this easy-to-use land survey software for Android.

Last version of this land survey software

File management in this GPS app

Apglos Survey Wizard works with many different types of files. Some of these files are common used and some are just file types of Apglos Survey Wizard. The following files you can save and open in this Android app.

  • AGL (Apglos format)
  • AGP (Apglos file format for GIS data (SHP, SHX, DBF))
  • ACL (Apglos file format for localization)
  • CSV
  • DXF
  • KML
  • TXT
  • (land)XML
  • XYZ

While saving files can be send right away by email or be stored in the cloud. 

Integrated CRS in Apglos Survey Wizard

The map of the world showing the coordinate systems integrated in the land survey software glos Survey Wizard

Besides the file management Apglos Survey Wizard has more reasoins to be the easiest software that is used for land surveying. One of the reasons for this is that we integrated many coordinate reference systems (CRS) from all over the world in Apglos Survey Wizard.

All of those CRS need a geoid to determine the position vertically.. When you select one of those CRS in Apglos Survey Wizard, then automatically Apglos Survey Wizard downloads the correct geoid data. After that this GPS app uses the correct geoid data without any problem.

Connection between Apglos Survey Wizard and GNSS receivers

icon of bluetooth for connections with land survey software Apglos Survey Wizard


The land survey app Apglos Survey Wizard can be connected with any Bluetooth GNSS receiver. 

icon of USB for connection with land survey software Apglos Survey Wizard


Besides a Bluetooth GNSS receiver some USB GNSS receivers can be connected to Apglos Survey Wizard.


NMEA 0183

The communication from the GNSS receiver and Apglos Survey Wizard is in NMEA 0183. Of all these NMEA 0183 strings Apglos Survey Wizard uses only the GGA- and GST-string.

Those are the only strings that Apglos Survey Wizard needs to display and use all the positioning information it needs.


Apglos Survey Wizard sends the GGA strings, that the GPS app receives from the GNSS receiver, to an NTRIP caster.

The gps survey app sends the RTCM messages that Apglos Survey Wizard receives from the NTRIP caster to the GNSS receiver without modification. With this information the GNSS receiver determines the exact position.

Compatiblity with GNSS receivers

Apglos Survey Wizard is compatible with any GNSS receiver of all brands.

How you use Apglos Survey Wizard

We built a great tutorial data base that will teach you very easily how to use Apglos Survey Wizard. 

Check and follow the tutorials here and become an expert land surveyor. 

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