what3words for Pc

  • Category: Navigation
  • Last Updated: 2018-10-18
  • Current version: 3.2.5
  • File size: 109.86 MB
  • Developer: what3words Ltd.
  • Compatibility: Requires Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10

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Downloading and installing what3words on your Windows PC

Download what3words for Windows: what3words is an Navigation App, developed by what3words Ltd.. The Navigation App was officially released 2013-07-01. Today, it has gone through many interations by the developers - what3words Ltd., with the latest current version being 3.2.5 which was officially released on 2018-10-18. As a testament to the app's popularity or lack thereof, it has gathered a total of 2,103 Reviews on the App Store alone, with an average user rating of 4.5 out of a possible 5.

Using what3words on your Windows computer is actually very easy but if you are new to this process, you will definitely need to pay attention to the steps listed below. This is because you will need to download and install a Desktop App emulator for your computer. We will help you download and install what3words on your computer in 4 simple steps below:

1: Download an Andriod Software emulator for Windows

The importance of the emulator is that it emulates or immitates an android environment on your computer, making it super easy to install and run android apps from the comfort of your PC without buying a phone that runs android. Who says you cannot enjoy both worlds? To begin, you can download such an emulator app made by too top dogs in the space.
A. Nox App . OR
B. Bluestacks App .
Personally, I recommend the "B" option as Bluestacks is very popular so if you run into any trobles using it, you can find good solutions on Google or Bing (lol). 

2: Now Install the Software Emulator on your Windows PC

If you successfully downloaded the Bluestacks.exe or Nox.exe, go to your Downloads folder on your computer or anywhere you ususally store downloaded files.
Once you have find it, click it to install the application. It should start the installation process on your PC.
Click Next to accept the EULA License agreement.
Follow the on screen directives in order to install the application.
If you do the above correctly, the Software will be successfully installed.

3: How to Use what3words for Windows PC - Windows 7/8 / 8.1 / 10

Now, open the Emulator application you have installed and locate the search bar. Now type what3words in the search bar and hit Search. You will easily see the app. Click on what3words application icon. A window of what3words will open and it will display the app in your Emulator Software. Hit the Install button and your application will start downloading. Now we are all done.
Next, you will see the "All Apps" icon.
Click on it and it will take you to a page containing all your installed applications.
You should see the what3words icon. Click on it and start using the application.

Hope it was not too difficult? If you have any further inquiries, contact me through the "Contact" link at the bottom of this page so I could help You. Have a nice day!

About what3words

Developer Description

The what3words app helps you find, share and navigate to any precise location. We’ve given every 3m x 3m in the world a unique 3 word address. This simple and accurate way to talk about location makes it easier to meet up with friends, discover and tell others about amazing places, and explore the world without getting lost. You’ll see 3 word addresses displayed by hotels, restaurants, travel guides and websites. They can be used in 20+ languages and are much simpler to remember, use and communicate than regular addresses. They’re also far more accurate and reliable. Use the app to: - Find your way to anywhere in the world, even where street addresses don’t exist - Tell your friends precisely where your picnic is - Always find your tent at festivals - Tell your taxi exactly where you want to go - Plan and share your off-roading or hiking waypoints - Know exactly where you parked your car - Get deliveries to a specific entrance Key App Features: - Compatible with navigation and messaging apps including Google Maps and Apple Maps - Search for 3 word addresses or street addresses - Save your favourite locations - AutoSuggest feature prevents mistakes - Available in 20+ languages - Offline navigation with compass mode If you experience any problems or have any questions, please get in touch with support@what3words.com

App Reviews

  • Feels so good to join the x% that don’t have an address

    By chafifas
    Having a domicile -an address, was part of the establishment, but honestly...how could we feel good about that when 60%* of the world don’t have a domicile. Is it just poverty that groups us, couldn’t be education -as I am bilingual, healthy -thanks God, at 70 and wanting to be useful to the world. Wa have left, shaken off the communications grid as even the internet is wireless (celular) now. Pretty soon electricity via super capacitors, solar and wind sourcing it will voids of all those wires, but where are we..... enter what3words! Hip, hip, hurray!!
  • Great app. Suggestions for the future

    By Lemon AIDs
    There are so many possibilities for what could be done with this app. What if you could connect it to social media and publicly share locations. Or you could look at the map and turn a filter on to view popular saved locations that are represented by different colors based on how many people have saved them. You could learn the popular places at a state park and go there without having to do tons of research! Keep adding on to this, you’ve got something good here.
  • Fun toy, mostly worthless

    By 805756
    Requires robust internet connection. No pattern to the words - is ‘robust,internet, connection’ nearby, or far away? Is it even valid? If you receive a 3 word location, and it isn’t valid, what’s the problem - spelling or a misunderstood word, or even 2 misunderstood words? Requires secondary app to get directions - not a show stopper, but a pain to switch. A solution in search of a problem already solved better by LAT/LONG. Sure, you could say nobody knows their LAT/LONG off the top of their head, but you can find it on a paper map. 3 words needs an electronic device and a connection.
  • Dictated by a Likable User

    By Monty5280
    I have always loved the idea of 3words, and I have used it with glee sometimes. However, I have been quite saddened with the inability to save locations. Well, hot-freaking-dog! Wait no longer, because my wish has become reality! Thank you for making this app immensely easier to use on a day to day basis.
  • Creative, Innovative, & Amazing

    By ScottpinkFloyd
    This app is amazing! I can find any 3x3 Meyer square in the world and allow others to find it as well. It's easy to use and is even fun to see the addresses of places you frequent. Overall, I love it so much.
  • Awesome update... Need a new feature

    By Abode v2
    When I travel, I want to save multiple trip locations in a list called “Paris” or “Awesome New York Trip”... then i want to be able to a) export that list into a word or excel file for printing or sharing physically... b) share the complete list (or part of it) easily with a friend or social media “Hey, you should visit THESE places when you travel using w3w!” Then everyone will use What3Words... Make the whole thing easy to export and share! Good luck with app!
  • Amazing but suggestion

    By toofy16
    Hope you as soon as possible connect this great app in most of the famous websites and delivery companies around the whole word. This will give a great success for this creative app. Thanks!
  • Good, but don’t like the idea of someone decide 3Words for my address

    By dnans
    I match this with Internet DNS , Great easy to remember. But I want to decide my address 3Words. Some auto assign words like danger not ok to me. Next, other language support is crucial though. Take this review in good way , no hot feeling
  • What3Words review

    By Robertmyersjd
    This little app and its cousin 3WordPhoto are tremendous time savers. They are pretty intuitive and I have decided to keep them on my mobile HOME screen since I use them so frequently.
  • Truly amazing

    By unhappy paid user 2016
    This app will definitely be revolutionary in providing GPS locations down to the exact location with something as easy to remember as a 3 word phrase.