Bing Maps Preview Now Available on the Windows StoreDecember 5, 2013 No Comments
Bing Maps Preview is now available on the Windows Store!
- Explore a beautiful new world of 3D maps with interactive labels and high-resolution aerial imagery with terrain mapping.
- Experience select cities in stunning and interactive high-resolution 3D.
- Use touch gestures to travel the world and see it from any viewpoint. New touch gestures let you change the angle of view and rotate the map by using two fingers.
- Step into Streetside to see what a location really looks like with 360 degree panoramas.
- Search for businesses, get directions, and browse local businesses with new on-screen controls designed to make it easy to quickly find what you need.
- Get personalized recommendations for restaurants and businesses by signing in with your Facebook credentials and Microsoft account to see what friends like and what’s popular in your area.
- Get detailed information about businesses including phone numbers, addresses and business hours, and call directly from the app.
- Check traffic conditions, estimated travel times and see traffic incidents on your favorite routes.
- Stay ahead of traffic with active traffic notifications and live tile updates that alert you to traffic conditions, incidents, and road closures.
- Get and print step-by-step driving, walking and transit directions to the places you want to go.
- Tap on landmarks to learn more about local sights and attractions.
- Save your favorite places and add pins to customize your map.
Free to Download
Experience the next generation of the Bing Maps app. Featuring stunning 3D world and city views, the Bing Maps Preview app puts you at the center of a smart, personalized experience that saves you time and helps you get things done. It’s Personal. Make your Windows 8.1 device smarter with personal information and insights where and when you need them. Need to get there on time? Personalized traffic alerts keep an eye on the traffic for your favorite routes and alert you when there are delays. Looking for something local that you’ll love? Tap into your social network by adding your Facebook account to get local business and restaurant picks recommended by your friends. It’s Helpful. Find your way there and know your way around, whether it’s a local lunch or a vacation in Verona or Valencia. Real-world imagery and an intuitive interface make it easy to find what you’re looking for. Take a closer look with Streetside panoramas and get details and directions for places and points of interest. It’s Beautiful. Immerse yourself in amazing imagery and explore cities and features across the world in a 3D experience that makes you feel like you’re really there. Use touch gestures to intuitively move through the map and watch as labels smartly adjust to keep you oriented. *Not available in all markets Note: The Bing Maps Preview app installs as a separate app and will not replace the Bing Maps app on your device.