TrailRunner mini for Mac
With all the devices on the market that have a GPS receiver incorporated you can easily view your current location on a map and then monitor your course when moving. This is useful if you want to reach certain goals or you simply want to record your activity.
TrailRunner mini is very useful in these types of situations because it allows you to plan certain routes which you can then export as GPX files and use your phone, for example, to track the course. At the same time, you can use it to evaluate your current capabilities or to establish certain goals.
The TrailRunner mini interface is quite intuitive which makes the application fairly easy to use. The main window is separated in three areas: the left size panel contains the routes list, the center displays the map and the assigned route (also includes elevation details), while the right side panel includes the route details.
In addition, the top toolbar includes search tools for the routes and locations list, but also provides quick access to the bookmarks or flags panels. Moreover, you can use the easy route planner to set up new paths, not only adjust already defined journeys.
Usually, each route contains details about the location, distance, duration, ascent and descent portions, the burned calories and allows you to change its color representation on the map. The user can easily record its own observations and even give a rating.
TrailRunner mini is able to import GPX, KML or Garmin TCX files o you will not have to start from scratch on every occasion. When you are done adjusting the routes to your own needs, simply export them to a GPX file and use it on your GPS enables device.
To conclude, TrailRunner mini is a great utility if you are looking to create new training routes or simply make adjustments to match your training routine.