Columbus complements TimeAlbum in various functions, but it is not yet a replacement for it.
The following table summarizes the main differences between the two applications
|Input Types||Simple and Complex CVS2, GPX3||Simple and Complex CVS|
|View track info||yes||yes|
|Generate Config. File||yes|
|View tracks on a map||yes|
|Reverse Geocoding of Tracks||yes|
|Lookup of tracks||yes|
|Export to KML/KMZ||yes||yes|
|Export to GPX||yes||yes|
|Export to NMEA||yes|
|Convert GPX to V900||yes|
1 Columbus is written in Java, but the current version uses some functions (for the menubar and the inspector window) which makes it OSX specific. If enough interest is raised by the application, I will consider porting to Linux and Windows.
2 Starting from version 1.1.0
3 Starting from version 1.2.0