Best Apps for Scuba Diving that you can Download for Free

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If you are a scuba diver, you know how amazing it is to explore the underwater world and see the beauty and diversity of marine life. But you also know that diving requires proper planning, training, and equipment to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. That's why having some apps on your phone or tablet can be very helpful for divers of all levels. There are apps for everything, whether you want to find new dive sites, log your dives, learn more about diving, or edit your underwater photos. In this blog post, we will review some of the best apps for scuba diving that you can download for free on Android or iOS devices.


DiveMate is a famous dive logbook app that lets you quickly document your diving experiences via pictures, videos, and notes. You can connect your dive computer and transfer your dive data to your smartphone or tablet. DiveMate displays your depth, pressure, temperature profile, RMV/SAC, weight, bottle, and gas parameters. The app works even with no internet connection, and you can save many online maps for offline use. DiveMate is available in six languages: English, German, Italian, French, Spanish, Dutch, and Russian.


Deepblu is an intuitive dive log app that lets you discover dive sites and plan dive travel based on user reviews. You can also book dives directly by communicating with local dive shops via Deepblu. Deepblu creates dive logs automatically by syncing with your dive computer via Bluetooth. You can also edit your dive logs with photos, videos, and stories. Deepblu has a social media platform where you can share your dives with other divers and join groups based on your interests. Deepblu also has a digital certification system that verifies your diving level and skills.


Diveboard is another dive log app that allows you to record your dives with photos, videos, notes, and maps. You can also access detailed information about more than 65,000 dive sites worldwide and see the marine species you can encounter there. Diveboard has a community of divers who share their experiences and tips. You can also sync or manually enter your dive data with your computer. Diveboard works offline and online and backs up your data on the cloud.

IDeco Pro

IDeco Pro is a decompression app that helps you plan your dives safely and efficiently. It uses the Buhlmann ZHL-16C algorithm with gradient factors to calculate the optimal decompression schedule for your dive profile. You can customize the app with your settings, such as depth units, gas mixtures, conservatism level, ascent rate, etc. iDeco Pro also shows you the gas consumption, CNS toxicity, OTU exposure, surface interval, and no-fly time for each dive. IDeco Pro is compatible with recreational and technical diving.

Diving Log

Diving Log is a scuba dive log app that lets you keep track of your dives, download them from supported dive computers, sync them with your PC or Mac, and share them with your buddies. You can also view statistics and charts of your dives, manage your equipment and certifications, and access online dive site searches. Diving Log is available on Google Play for Android devices. You can try it for free for ten dives and unlock unlimited editing and downloading with an in-app purchase.

Find the Best App For You 

As you prepare for your dive, remember that not all apps are equal. Make sure you have a phone on hand that meets your diving needs before you embark on your adventure, and ask your instructor/dive leader what apps they recommend for your class and particular excursion. For divers located in North Carolina, check out By the Shore SCUBA Instruction for your next dive. Kevin Alexander is an experienced PADI master who has experience charting dive excursions throughout the East Coast, Gulf, and Caribbean. 


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