MAPublisher is a powerful suite of mapping tools for Adobe Illustrator CS6 / CC 2014 / CC 2015 that bridges the gap between geographic information systems (GIS) and high-end graphic design software in order to facilitate the map creation process. MAPublisher offers additional panels, functions, and tools to the powerful Adobe Illustrator design environment that enable GIS data files to be used as a base for cartographic production destined for print, web or mobile content.


MAPublisher 9.8 is a full release that includes support for Adobe Illustrator CC 2015.3, enhanced functionality, stability improvements, and additional format support.


The following summarizes new features and enhancements in MAPublisher 9.8:

Adobe Illustrator Creative Cloud 2015.3 support

Fully compatible with the latest Adobe Illustrator CC 2015.3 on both Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) and Mac.

PostGIS spatial database support

Connect to and import data from PostGIS spatial databases.

Export to Web tiles improvements

Maximum zoom levels are organized into categories based on map scale in Export to Web Tiles.

Preview and apply encoding on import

Ability to preview how encoding affects data being imported before selecting the appropriate encoding for import.

Export selected art only

An option to only export selected art on the artboard when exporting MAP Layers.

And more...

A number of user interface and usability enhancements.