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Google Maps Adobe Air Native Extension for iOS 9.0+ and Android 19+. Also includes option to use Apple Maps on iOS.

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The ANE + Dependencies

From the command line cd into /example and run:

  • OSX
bash get_android_dependencies.sh
  • Windows Powershell
PS get_android_dependencies.ps1

The dependencies can be downloaded directly from this repo: [https://github.com/tuarua/Android-ANE-Dependancies/tree/master/anes]


You will need a Google API key

You will also need to include the following in your app manifest. Update accordingly.

<manifest android:installLocation="auto">
    <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.INTERNET"/>
    <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION"/>
    <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION"/>
    <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.WAKE_LOCK"/>
    <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE"/>
    <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.ACCESS_WIFI_STATE"/>
    <uses-permission android:name="com.google.android.providers.gsf.permission.READ_GSERVICES"/>
    <uses-feature android:glEsVersion="0x00020000" android:required="true"/>
    <application android:enabled="true">
        <meta-data android:name="com.google.android.geo.API_KEY" android:value="[Your API_KEY]"/>
        <meta-data android:name="com.google.android.gms.version" android:value="@integer/google_play_services_version" />
        <activity android:name="com.tuarua.googlemapsane.PermissionActivity" android:theme="@android:style/Theme.Translucent.NoTitleBar.Fullscreen" />
        <activity android:excludeFromRecents="false" android:hardwareAccelerated="true">
                <action android:name="android.intent.action.MAIN"/>
                <category android:name="android.intent.category.LAUNCHER"/>


The ANE + Dependencies

N.B. You must use a Mac to build an iOS app using this ANE. Windows is NOT supported.

From the command line cd into /example and run:

bash get_ios_dependencies.sh

The folder, ios_dependencies/device/Frameworks, must be packaged as part of your app when creating the ipa. How this is done will depend on the IDE you are using.
After the ipa is created unzip it and confirm there is a "Frameworks" folder in the root of the .app package.

You will also need to include the following in your app manifest. Update accordingly.

    <string>Your message</string>

You will need a Google API key


You will need:

  • IntelliJ IDEA / Flash Builder
  • AIR or greater
  • Xcode 10.1
  • Android Studio 3 if you wish to edit the Android source
  • wget on OSX
  • Powershell on Windows


  • [https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/android-api/]
  • [https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/ios-sdk/]
  • [https://kotlinlang.org/docs/reference/android-overview.html]


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