When comparing Komoot vs Magic Earth, the Slant community recommends Magic Earth for most people. In the question“What are the best offline GPS navigation apps for Android?” Magic Earth is ranked 3rd while Komoot is ranked 14th.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Find conditions before setting out
Komoot offers data on road/trail type, elevation, etc. which allows for user to find plan out their trips and prepare for the current conditions.
Pro Excellent routing for outdoor sports
Komoot is geared towards those that do outdoor sports such as hiking or cycling by displaying common known trails as well as user created ones that are shared on the platform.
Pro No tracker
Pro Offline mode
Possibility to download maps for offline access.
Pro Speed limitation
Speed limit display with the possibility of signalling an excess of speed.
Pro Open Street Maps
Uses open street maps and there are no ads.
Handling of traffic.
Con No offline re-routing
Offline GPS will tell you when you have left your tour (and approximately what direction it is in), but cannot re-route without internet connection. Which can be inconvenient for those that deviate or get lost.
Con Proprietary software
The source code is not available.