Location Browser for your iPhone

Localscope is a window to your world that lets you explore your surroundings like never before. Discover and find places, people and information around you using geo-tagged data from multiple local search engines, social networks, media sharing services and other apps.

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  • Explore geo-tagged information and media around you aggregated from diverse services
  • Intuitive dashboard view lets you see everything thats immediately around you from all of Localscope’s sources
  • Search for anything around you and view results simultaneously from all sources
  • Browse your search results in an amazingly intuitive list view with realtime direction pointers and distance meters
  • Lay the results out on the map or look through the state of the art augmented reality view to spot the results in the real world
  • Flick through results from different services and experience them side-by-side using the intuitive source slider
  • Get rich information about places including informative badges for ratings, checkins, likes and more
  • Navigate and get directions to your results, call them directly or store them to your address book in a tap
  • Add geo-tagged reminders for any location and choose to get push notifications on arrival or departure from the proximity of the location
  • Share your findings with your friends using Messages, Email, Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter or Sina Weibo
  • Explore detailed information about a result using the in-app browser or open it into a linked native app
  • Explore any part of the world by setting it as your virtual location
  • See POIs laid out on a map on connected car receiver HUDs or other supported secondary displays. Even works with the AppleTV over Airplay Mirroring
  • Works worldwide – Explore your location wherever you are
  • Supports 21 languages


Localscope currently aggregates information from the following services: Google, Facebook, Foursquare, Twitter, iOS Reminders, Instagram, Panoramio, Flickr, Wikimapia, Wikipedia, Factual, Citysearch, Yelp, 2GIS, Zomato, Baidu, Dianping, Yellow Pages Australia.


Localscope integrates with over 60 navigation apps for one touch turn-by-turn directions to discovered locations.

Localscope News

Browse Instagram photos around you with Localscope v4.5, again

We’re happy to announce the availability of the latest version of Localscope – 4.5 with fixes for the Instagram and CitySearch service integrations and more. Localscope integrates with Instagram to fetch geo-tagged photo content from around your location...

An inspiring afternoon with Tim Cook

18th May 2016 was an exhilarating day for me as I had the opportunity to meet with Apple CEO – Tim Cook, Apple COO – Jeff Williams and key members of the Apple Team. It was a privilege like no other. I am humbled that Tim Cook took some quality time out...

Localscope updated for iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus, adds Uber integration

Today we are happy to release Localscope v4.3 optimized for the new larger screen devices; iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Since 2010, we have focussed on enabling the most intuitive local search and discovery experience for our users with Localscope. Our large loyal fan...

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