Barometer & Altimeter Pro

App Detail » Barometer & Altimeter Pro

Published by: Steffen Bauereiss

  • App Category: Weather
  • Release Date: 2014-11-11
  • Current Version: 2.6.1
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 34.29 MB
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
  • Price: Free

Barometer & Altimeter Pro
App Rating: 4/5
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Based on 181 Reviews
Buy now: Free

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App Description

This app uses the barometric pressure sensor found in the iPhone 6, 6s, 7, 8, X (including Plus models) and iPad Air 2, Mini 4 as well as iPad Pro (all sizes) and the newest iPad. You need one of these devices in order to use this app! It is not compatible with iPhone SE and older iPhone and iPad devices without this sensor! This App features a Barometer for weather, an Altimeter for outdoor activities, a barometric Trend and a Notification Center Widget. Even without the optional In-App-Purchase this is a fully functional Barometer with absolutely no draw-backs and all important features accessible. Always without ads! (See "Pro Features" at the end) Keep an eye on the barometric pressure and be your own weather forecast! This little app uses only GPS (optional) and the new barometric pressure sensor to calculate the barometric pressure used in weather forecasts. The new iPhones have a barometric pressure sensor built in so this app works completely without internet. The handy marker helps you keep track of changes in the barometric pressure and let's you predict weather changes! Please realize, that a single barometric pressure reading is not enough to tell the current weather situation but the barometric pressure and its change over time is a very good indicator for weather changes! Now you can also see the trend in barometric pressure with graph charts displaying the measurements taken during the last 30 days! (6h, 12h, 24h, 3d, 7d, 14d, 30d) The Altimeter helps you track your altitude changes based on the change of pressure. Just set your reference pressure and altitude in order to use the Altimeter for checking how high up the mountain you have climbed (works for other activities too). The App does not use GPS for the Altimeter. Please Note that on older devices such as the 4S, 5, 5S and 5C as well as on any iPod Touch and iPad Models older than iPad Air 2 or iPad Mini 4 this app will not be able to read barometric pressure values and not display any useful information. All basic features, the Barometer, the Altimeter, the Trend and the Widget are completely free to use for everyone and are fully functional at maximum accuracy available. No ads! The only features with restricted access via In-App-Purchase are listed at the end under "Pro Features". Those are nice to have features for power users or those that want to show their support for the App! Features (free for everyone) - Barometer for weather - Altimeter for outdoor activities - Today-View Widget (Barometer) - Up to 30d trend visualised with graphs - Interactive timeline on the trend graphs - No internet connection required since the sensor is built into the iPhone 6, 6 Plus and iPad Air 2 - Supports 6 different pressure units - Support for 2 different altitude units - Analog Barometer with support for all 6 units - Configurable "displayed accuracy" / number of decimals - Supports setting a custom marker so you can track changes in barometric pressure - Manual altitude setting or automatic altitude updates based on GPS for the Barometer. - GPS Correction. In case your GPS seems to always be 'off' a little you can now fix this easily. - Portrait and Landscape support Pro Features (In-App Purchase required) - Change the Barometer Face (with more styles in the pipeline) - Fishing Barometer - Two scales on the Barometer - Data export in CSV Format

App Reviews

  • Good utility but needs improvement

    3
    By Goobya
    It’s a great app I love the idea and interface of it, but there is a big glitch The app seems to be tracking the barometric pressure only when it is open, the graph is pretty inaccurate if you have not used the app for past 3 days or so.
  • Only updates graph when open

    3
    By Mciljohnwain
    I like the app but the graph only updates when I open it. This creates a very choppy and inaccurate graph of the barometric pressure history. If I don't open the app for a few days the graph just draws a straight line between what the pressure was the last time I opened it and the current value. All the data in between is missing. The graph needs to read and record the pressure at some fixed or user defined I web all. That would make it a 5 star app.
  • Brilliant

    5
    By Geojob
    Finally a recording barometer. I’ve had the app for a week. I’ve only used the barometer part, but I really like it. If you have a few aches and pains, you can quickly check to see if the barometric pressure is falling.
  • Accurate barometer

    5
    By hawkeflown
    I sail boats alone across oceans and pay close attention to barometers. I have two on my present boat, but neither is as accurate as the readings I am getting from this app on my iPhone 7+. Comparing those readings frequently with current readings online, I have never seen variation of more than .5 of a millibar. I would very much like the app to work on my Apple Watch, too.
  • Help for those at altitude

    3
    By Bhull007
    I am also at altitude (like other reviewers) - I have no idea how to set this so it’s accurate for this altitude and the app offers no help. Great app for tracking but a few easy how-tos would give it a 5 star for me. Hope to see an update soon! :) if it helps I’m out of Denver, CO
  • Works Fine in iOS 11.0.x

    5
    By Ol_Vinyl
    Just a brief update. I apologize for not revising sooner. Works fine in iOS 11.0.1 From iOS 10.x.x - Love how it's a widget! 👍 --------- Previous: --------- If safety or health an issue, consider downloading iOS 9.3.5 IPSW file, or restore from your backup. iOS 10 is ok, but still pretty new & can be problematic. -------- From previous versions: Straight out, this app was only off by 2 millibars from an aneroid barometer, calibrated at local NWS station. Tweak difference in elevation and app is right on the money every time! Will be very useful (and safe) for outings to gulf coast during tropical storm / hurricane season. I also like how it matches Apple's clock & 'pro' version has > 1 scale.
  • Good App + recommendation

    4
    By The Heaberlins
    Functions as advertised, nothing to complain about. One suggestion tho -make basic weather prediction based off of barometric erasure trends. This would be good to have as a widget...
  • Altimeter is broken with negative readings

    4
    By pandamonster_
    As titled.
  • Need help !

    3
    By noadvertisingplease
    So far this APP works great, has never crashed, and give me what I THINK I need. I say, "what I think", because I am a novice. I really don't understand "Station Pressure/Altitude", nor how to set it and why. I know that this is just my ignorance, but it sure would be nice to get some help/essay explanation, etc. so that not only could I set it properly, but more importantly understand what I am looking at! Call me ignorant ... thats ok ... I am! 😆. But, the way you get more, NEW users of an APP, is to help those of us that have an interest in understanding pressure and altitude ... what their interrelationship is and how to get accurate readings ! All I know right now, is that my joints start hurting when the pressure drops! It's "accurate" for me to take one more ibuprofen when that is about to (or even already) has dropped. Please help educate me to set this properly for my statistic elevation here in Rio Rancho, NM (5282')
  • Trend is not working in this version

    3
    By Eye4Detail
    This is a great Barometer/Altimeter, but as others have mentioned the Trend function is completely broken in this version. The line graph is extremely jagged and jumps wildly up and down; and the value at the end of the line does not even correspond to the currently displayed value. Other than that, the app has a clean, appealing design, and it is easy to read and use.

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