7 Best Distance Measurement Apps for Android and iOS

We live in a world where millions of smartphones are around us. We use them for our daily work and other stuff, they are great inventions by human beings. Many applications are built for smartphones one of them is distance measuring apps which helps us to calculate or measure distance. These distance measurement apps are very helpful for people who have to measure the area and distances in their daily job.

These measure distance apps are accurate and easy to use no need for any technical knowledge. In this article, we have listed some best distance measurement applications which are tried and tested by our app testing team. And these measurement apps work fine and accurately. We measured some fields and heights of our team members with these measurement applications on our Android devices and on iPhones as well and we got interesting results.

So, today in this article we are going to discuss some of the best measure distance apps you must try.

Best Distance Measurement Apps for Android and iPhones in 2021

1 - Distance Meter

Distance meter is a distance measurement application for android devices that helps you to measure the approximate height and distance of an object by using your smartphone camera. To measure the distance of the object, simply stand up and target at the bottom and move towards the top of the object.

distance meter app

How to use the Distance meter app?

First, press the H button and then input the height of the camera from the ground.
Target your camera at the Bottom of the object then press the D button to measure the distance.

Target the phone camera at the top of the object then press the T button in the app. The height of the object will be measured.

Available for - Android

2 - GPS Fields Area Measure

It is another best easy-to-use distance measurement app to measure distance and perimeter management. This tool is so helpful to measure the fields and plots. The application is specially developed to measure the fields and plots and is helpful for modern farmers, engineers, etc.

GPS fields area measure

Some features of this app are:
GPS tracking, auto measure for walking/ driving around the specific boundaries
Undo button for all the actions
Smart marker made for more accuracy
Save, name, group, and edit your measurements
Fast distance marking

Available for - Android

3 - Distance Measurement

Distance measurement app developed by Mileson to measure the distance of the fields, height, and other measurements of any object with a smartphone. The size of the application is only 2.4MB(may vary with the updates).

distance measurement app

The installations of this application are more than 1 Lack and the requirements to run the app are android 5.0 or more. Use it to plan the distances of my running routes & I am very happy with it. You must try this application once if you have to measure the routes and distances regularly in your daily life.

Standard and satellite maps are provided inside it and you can switch between them very easily.

Available for - Android

4 - Smart Measure

The smart measure is a distance measurement tool for android and iOS. Using this application is so simple to use nothing technical. Only you have to stand up and press the shutter button in the app. But make sure to properly point your camera aim towards the ground, not to the object(i.e. - you want to measure the height of a person so point the camera to his shoes and them move to his/her head).

smart measure distance measurement app

Measuring someone's height is so simple, easy, and accurate with this smart measure application.

Some awesome features of this application are:

Measure in meter/ feet

Virtual horizon

Screen capture

Sound effects on or off

The pro version of the application is also available with some extra features like

No advertisements

Measure width and area

Zoom camera

In case you want more tools then there is an option for downloading Smart measure pro and smart tools packages.

Available for - Android

5 - Distance meter (GPS)

Distance meter GPS as the name suggests many things that it works with the GPS system for more accuracy. The main use of this app is to measure the real distance between two locations. The application uses your phone's GPS sensor to look the geopoints and it works without the internet. The application can be used for distances that are more than 8 meters. Suppose that you are going from one location to another then you can use this distance meter app to measure the distance.

distance meter gps

How to use this application:

Simply go to your start point A and press the lock point A then walk/ ride/ drive to your destination location and press the Lock point B.

Available for - Android

6 - Distance Calculator Map Land Measurement

Another distance measurement app to calculate the distance between two locations. Measuring the place or location with this app is simple - select the area which you want to measure and set the coordinates on the map and calculate the area in meters, yards, feet etc.

distance calculator map land measurement

It is basically a land measurement, route area, and distance measurement app with accurate results. The application uses your phone GPS system to calculate the area, distance, etc for more accuracy. You must try this distance calculator app once.

Available for - Android

7 - Distance - Find My Distance

Distance is a distance measurement app for iPhones and iPads developed by Mapnitude Company Limited. Simply draw to measure the distance between the points, the new update of this app comes with area measurement and custom coefficients.

distance - find my distance app for iphone and ipad

How to use Distance app on iPhone or iPad:

Simply touch and draw a route on the map in the app to find its distance or area. The app comes with an inbuilt magnifier that will help you with precise measurement and drawing. Switch between different areas and calculate the distance. Press the unit button to change the display units. You can share the data and calculations with others via Twitter, email, etc. Searching location is so easy simply type the location name in the search bar in the app and many other functions are there.

Applications of Distance app:

Measure the gasoline or fuel usage for a given distance

Expected calories used during running

Time required to cover a specific distance

Estimate the number of cars that can be parked in a given area by calculating the area of parking with this app

Available for - iOS


This was the complete list of the best measure distance measurement apps you can download and use on your smartphone and start measuring small and mid-level distances at your home or garden quickly.

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