Licences for our professional mapping program, Map Maker Pro, are now available for free to not-for-profit organizations, educational establishments, and students in Africa.
Free UK base map data. We have enhanced and resampled the Ordnance Survey OpenData to create 10km x 10km tiles each containing three different levels of detail plus altitude data. The detailed images include contours and slope shading. Over 50Gb of data covering England, Wales, and Scotland is available. Individual tiles can be downloaded from here
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Map Maker Pro 3.5 is for people who want to make maps rather than simply view them.
Download Map Maker Gratis and Map Maker Pro.
Two programs in one
The foundation of the system is the free GIS, Map Maker Gratis. If your mapping needs are basic simply use Map Maker Gratis for free. Map Maker Gratis and Map Maker Pro are in one program, so at any time you can unlock the power of Map Maker Pro by buying and entering a licence number.
Why use Map Maker Pro?
Map Maker is just one of several mapping and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) available for use with Microsoft Windows. So why should you use Map Maker?You can make maps. Other relatively low cost mapping programs, such as MapInfo and ArcView are, as their names suggest, good for viewing information on maps. Map Maker is for people who need a tool to make maps.
Ease of use. A novice can start creating maps straight away, you do not have to be a GIS expert. Within hours you can learn how to draw, edit and print basic maps, and link them to databases. Tasks that are complex in many other programs, such as dividing and joining polygons, have been made simple. Map Maker software is in use in 100 countries, mainly by farmers, ecologists, foresters, archaeologists and other professionals who have taught themselves how to use the software.Powerful features. Behind the simple, clean interface, experts and students of GIS will find a wealth of functions for manipulating vector, raster, 3D, and GPS data .
With 3D functions such as perspective views
High quality accurate printing. Map Maker Pro produces impressive print-outs displaying limitless user-definable fill, line, and symbol styles within professional looking map frames and grids.
Compatibility. Data can be imported and exported to all the common GIS, CAD, and database programs.
Low-cost. We keep our overheads are low by selling directly over the Internet and, because we write all our software ourselves, we do not have to pay licences fees for third party libraries. At GB £225 + vat (US$425) Map Maker Pro is a fraction of the cost of its rivals. Map Maker Gratis is free…
System requirements. Map Maker is designed for Windows XP and above. We recommend Windows 7 or 8 (32-bit or 64-bit, not 8-RT) with 3Gb of RAM.
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