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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:

  • macOS
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"/>

AIR 32 & 33

This ANE is built against AIR 33 SDK. If you wish to use with AIR 32 you will need to replace dx.jar in lib/android/bin/ with this one


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

AIR 32 & 33

You should use AIR 32 for iOS builds


You will need:

  • IntelliJ IDEA / Flash Builder
  • AIR 33 or greater
  • Xcode 10.1
  • Android Studio 3 if you wish to edit the Android source
  • wget on macOS
  • 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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2.5.0 - Aug 2, 2019

  • AND: Updated to FreKotlin 1.8.0
  • Updated to AIR 33 ARM 64bit

2.4.0 - May 31, 2019

  • Added mapView.buildingsEnabled setter replaces Settings.buildingsEnabled
  • Added mapView.trafficEnabled setter
  • Added mapView.minZoom setter
  • Added mapView.maxZoom setter
  • Added mapView.indoorEnabled setter
  • Added mapView.myLocationEnabled setter replaces Settings.myLocationEnabled
  • Added mapView.projection getter returning Projection class
  • Added Coordinate.toString() method
  • Added CoordinateBounds.toString() method
  • Added VisibleRegion class

2.3.0 - May 25, 2019

  • iOS: Updated to Google Maps SDK 3.1
  • add GroundOverlay support
  • add setBounds now takes CoordinateBounds as param

2.2.0 - Apr 19, 2019

  • Upgraded to AIR
  • AND: Updated to FreKotlin 1.7.0
  • iOS: Updated to FreSwift 3.1.0

2.1.0 - Mar 16, 2019

  • iOS: Refactor
  • AND: Updated to Android Play Services to 16.0.1