Komoot releases new improved Garmin app

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Major improvements for komoot and Garmin users

Potsdam 08.08.19, For immediate release

Komoot, the world’s leading route planning and navigation app, now brings additional value to its users who track their rides and hikes with Garmin devices. The new app is available for 40 Garmin devices including all Connect IQ supported EDGE cycling computers (520, 530, 820, 830, 1000, 1030**), all watches including Fenix 5 and newer (except Vivoactive 3), the Oregon 7 series and Gpsmap 66*.  

This major update to the komoot Garmin app provides users with the familiar komoot experience, on their Garmin devices: 

  • Tours that have been planned in komoot are easier to find on Garmin devices thanks to additional filtering (by date, location, distance, and sport)
  • Highlights that have been recommended or bookmarked on komoot are now easier to find on Garmin devices too, thanks to the same easy filtering
  • Highlights can be navigated to directly from within the Garmin device
  • Bookmarked komoot Collections can be viewed directly from within the Garmin device, and users can directly navigate tours in those Collections, or navigate directly to a highlight
  • Once the Garmin is offline, downloaded Tours and Highlights can be directly navigated

In short, this means your komoot profile content is synced across platforms: See the same details whether looking at komoot on your desktop, in the app on your phone, or on a Garmin device.

*information about what Garmin devices support the komoot app can be found here.

The new komoot Garmin app can be downloaded here on the Garmin Connect IQ store.

More information on how to use the komoot app for Garmin can be found on this komoot FAQ page

Screenshots and images are available here. 

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About Komoot

Founded in 2010 by a group of 6 outdoor enthusiasts from the Austrian Alps and Germany, komoot is Europe’s leading outdoor app, and currently enables millions of cyclists and hikers all over the world to experience more of the outdoors. Since its launch, it has become renowned for its unique cycling, hiking and mountain biking route planner, its turn-by-turn voice navigation and high quality, topographic offline maps.

Repeatedly accoladed as one of the best apps by both Google and Apple, komoot works closely with a number of international brands and successful tourism destinations to deliver inspiring content, personalized routes and better navigation technology to their customers.

Komoot is headquartered in Potsdam Germany, and currently employs approx. 50 people.