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As already mentioned in other questions, I'm using GPSTrackerLite or MyTrack to track my tours. This tours are for example hiking, snowshoeing or biking/cycling.

However both of them have their disadvantages. In GPSTrackerLite, the height seems to be calculated very roughly. This is much accurate in MyTracks. On the other hand, in MyTracks, the time in movement (dont know if it is really called this way in english) seems to be way to low.

So are there any other recommendations which don't have this disadvantages?

It is also important for me, that the app stores the data in a format that can be imported into MyTourbook so that I can analyze it.

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I recommend removing the second part of your question, the PC software is only slightly related to Android. –  Matthew Read Jan 15 '11 at 15:42
As it stands this question is just inviting a random list of GPS tracking apps. There has been much discussion of this in the Meta and these types of broad list questions are frowned upon and outside the scope of Android.SE. I can see that you have a more focused interest but its not very clear in your question (I'm not sure what your "tours" are). I recommend you rephrase your question and specify the exact functionality you are looking for and how you intend to use it. –  Matt Jan 15 '11 at 20:21
Also, your request for PC software recommendation is off-topic. If one of the features of the app you're looking for is that has a PC component to sync to, say so, but otherwise asking for a PC software solution is outside the scope of this site. –  Matt Jan 15 '11 at 20:22
The first part seems a lot like this question: android.stackexchange.com/questions/737/… –  gary Jan 15 '11 at 21:23
Later when I have more time, Ill rephrase my question, but to shortly clarify it: With tours I'm referring to various tours, like for example hiking in the summer, jogging during the whole year, or snowshoeing in the winter. And the reason I mentioned the pc software. It is important for my that the App allows sycing the tours somehow with the PC, otherwise I can't really analyze my tours. –  RoflcoptrException Jan 15 '11 at 21:34

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Per your last comment, you seek Runkeeper Pro (appbrain link) also check out runkeeper.com. I highly recommend it although I'm most likely underestimating it since I just use it for running. It keeps track of your route, time, distance, elevation, calorie burn, etc.

Your hiking, jogging and snowshoeing tours will each be saved to your (shareable) activity list on runkeeper.com.

RunKeeper uses GPS to track your fitness activities, including distance, time, pace, calories, heart rate, and path traveled on a map.

Pro version also provides audio cues, customized interval workouts, manual entry for treadmill and other cardio equipment, integrated RunKeeper FitnessClasses and no advertising.

EDIT: After re-reading the question, I wanted to add that once you have a track saved using runkeeper, you can export it as a GPX or a Google Earth file. MyTourbook's site says that you can import a GPX although "not all features are currently supported."

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Also it seems the Pro version is free right now... –  gary Jan 15 '11 at 22:12

You can save imported tours in MyTourbook (they are kept in an SQL database) so that you don't have to reimport them again and again.

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Thanks, do I have to do something special or is this done automatically? –  RoflcoptrException Jan 18 '11 at 10:07

I use endomondo for sports tracking (mountain biking mostly). It came out the best from my tests some time ago. It has quite friendly app, nice website and shows track history nicely. Beside it I tested Sports Tracker, Runtastic and RunKeeper - I evaluated GPS tracking accuracy and website user interface friendliness and my priority was to be able to post links to Facebook easily and at that time only Endomondo could do that.

Sports Tracker and Runtastic (and maybee Runtastic too - can not remember any more) seemed to have quite some GPS "noise" in the tracks - when going straight these showed very much a zig-zag path and bumps in elevation - Endomondo seemed to "smooth out" both a bit which might give you a little worse accuracy for the tracking itself when you run a difficult path with a lot of curves, but the overall tracking performance seemed better to me.

Some of the nice Endomondo track data include (my favourites in bold): distance, duration, average speed, max. speed, calories (energy burned), hydration (how much should you drink), min. and max. altitude, total ascent (altitude), total descent (altitude), weather.

As for managing the tracks alone only (without tracking), I think the Garmin Connect could be a good choice, since it has a nice website interface and can correct the elevation/altitude data from its real-world database. But you have to upload tracks manually since Garmin has no Android device.

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