The Open Data Companion (ODC) app for Android provides a unified access point to over 170 open data portals and thousands of datasets from around the world; right from your mobile device. Crafted with mobile-optimized features and design, it is is an easy and convenient way to find, access and share open data.
Open Data Companion provides a framework for all Private Sector, State, Regional, National and Worldwide open data portals to deliver open data to all mobile users.
Browse datasets from over 170 data portals around the world by categories
Download and view data records (resources) on your mobile device
Preview dataset records and create data visualisations in app before download (as supported by the portal)
Translate dataset details from various languages to your preferred language (as determined by user’s Google Account settings)
Bookmark/save datasets for later viewing
"Favorite" your data portals for future easy access
Sync your app data (bookmarks, Favorite & settings) securely to your Google Drive and restore it to any device at anytime
Share links to datasets on social media, email, sms, etc. right from the app
In-app tutorial videos designed to help you quickly get productive with the app. Tutorial videos are available offline once downloaded
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