Top ten most useful scuba diving apps (part 2)

Top ten most useful scuba diving apps (part 2)

Scuba Exam

Best for: Refreshing knowledge

Platforms: iOS, Android

Price: $4.99

Scuba Exam allows users to brush up on dive theory indeed after a long break from diving or before the Open Water Diver theory exam. It features a selection of quizzes that test your knowledge of dive theory, definitions, dive tables, and many more.

DIVE Magazine

Best for: Diving news and features

Platforms: iOS, Android

Price: Free

Established more than 15 years ago, DIVE Magazine is one of the world’s leading magazines about scuba diving. It is most famous for engaging writing and first-class design, stunning photography. It is available for free via the app.

MarineDebrisTracker

Best for: The eco-conscious diver

Platforms: iOS, Android

Price: Free

MarineDebrisTrackerallows you to log the location of marine debris that is found in the water or on coastlines. The app is a product that is made by the NOAA Marine Debris Program cooperating with the Southeast Atlantic Marine Debris Initiative out of the Georgia College of Engineering.

Real Tides

Best for: Checking tides and currents

Platforms: iOS

Price: $4.99

Real Tides is an app that helps divers be able to calculate the tide at any date and time GPS location in the world without having to work out longitudes, latitudes, or zip codes.

TripWhistle Global SOS

Best for: Emergencies

Platforms: iOS

Price: Free

There are around 200 countries in the world with over 70 different emergency numbers between them. TripWhistle Global SOS gives users easy access to local emergency numbers, enables them to make calls from within the app, as well as displays their location on screen so they can relay it to first responders.

V-Planner

Best for: The hardcore technical diver

Platforms: iOS, Android

Price: $44.99

In some ways, V-Planner is the mother of all scuba diving apps since it is a dive decompression calculator for technical scuba divers. It includes both VPM-B and VPM-B/E model versions. Planning methods features both OC and Closed Circuit Rebreather.