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Avenza Releases MAPublisher 10.2 For Adobe Illustrator

Improved layer, attribute, and feature filtering and simplification capabilities

Toronto, ON, July 10, 2018 – Avenza Systems Inc., producers of the Avenza Maps® app for mobile devices and geospatial plug-ins for Adobe Creative Cloud, including Geographic Imager® for Adobe Photoshop®, is pleased to announce the release of MAPublisher® 10.2 for Adobe Illustrator.

This MAPublisher release improves on streamlining data import, specifically the ability to target specific layers, attributes, and features using filtering options and tools. In addition, requested features such as new format support and GeoJSON export are also included in this release.

“Over the past several quarters, we have reached out to numerous cartographers and GIS professionals to gain insight on map production workflows and best practices,” said Ted Florence, President of Avenza. “We’re learning a lot and excited to continuously work with the mapping community to support their efforts and projects to map this world using the MAPublisher tools they love.”

Enhancements and new features of MAPublisher 10.2

  • Filter layers and attributes with expressions on import
  • Simplify complex art on import
  • Import support for WFS 2.0 and AutoCAD 2018
  • Export support for GeoJSON and AutoCAD 2018
  • User interface and usability enhancements

 

More about MAPublisher for Adobe Illustrator

MAPublisher for Adobe Illustrator is powerful map production software for creating high-quality maps from GIS data. MAPublisher cartographic tools leverage the superior graphic design environment of Adobe Illustrator to manipulate features and produce print-ready, mobile, and online maps with accuracy and efficiency.

MAPublisher 10.2 is available free of charge to all MAPublisher users with currently active maintenance subscription and as an upgrade for non-maintenance users starting at US$599. New commercial licenses are available from US$1399. MAPublisher FME Auto and MAPublisher LabelPro are also available as add-ons starting at US$399 per license. Floating, volume and academic pricing are also available. Prices include one year of full maintenance. Visit www.avenza.com/mapublisher for more details.

More about Avenza Systems Inc.

Avenza Systems Inc. is an award-winning, privately held corporation that provides cartographers and GIS professionals with powerful software tools to make better maps. In addition to desktop software offerings for Mac and Windows users, Avenza offers product training, as well as the Avenza Maps app for selling, purchasing, distributing and using maps on iOS and Android mobile device in an iTune-like environment. Visit www.avenza.com for more details.

For further information contact Avenza Systems | 416-487-5116 | info@avenza.com | www.avenza.com

Avenza Releases MAPublisher 10.1 For Adobe Illustrator

Automatic MAP Theme legend updates and more new exciting features

Toronto, ON, March 5, 2018 – Avenza Systems Inc., producers of the Avenza Maps® app for mobile devices and geospatial plug-ins for Adobe Creative Cloud, including Geographic Imager® for Adobe Photoshop®, is pleased to announce the release of MAPublisher® 10.1 for Adobe Illustrator.

This MAPublisher release improves on MAP Themes by adding the ability to automatically update existing legends when a theme is modified. In addition, requested features such as a new page indexing feature and GPX export are now supported. “Listening to our users drives how we improve MAPublisher and these time-saving features will help them become more efficient,” said Ted Florence, President of Avenza. “We’re continuously focusing on understanding how our users map the world and it’s an exciting time to be a part of the process.”

Enhancements and new features of MAPublisher 10.1

  • MAP Theme Legends automatically update existing legends when modified
  • A new Text Utility tool to create lines from text on a path
  • A new Make Index feature to include page numbers when creating indexes
  • Export to GPS Exchange format (GPX) now supported
  • A new MAP Theme setting to scale charts by radius
  • A number of additional user interface and usability enhancements.

 

More about MAPublisher for Adobe Illustrator

MAPublisher for Adobe Illustrator is powerful map production software for creating high-quality maps from GIS data. MAPublisher cartographic tools leverage the superior graphic design environment of Adobe Illustrator to manipulate features and produce print-ready, mobile, and online maps with accuracy and efficiency.

MAPublisher 10.1 is available free of charge to all MAPublisher users with currently active maintenance subscription and as an upgrade for non-maintenance users starting at US$599. New commercial licenses are available from US$1399. MAPublisher FME Auto and MAPublisher LabelPro are also available as add-ons starting at US$399 per license. Floating, volume and academic pricing are also available. Prices include one year of full maintenance. Visit www.avenza.com/mapublisher for more details.

More about Avenza Systems Inc.

Avenza Systems Inc. is an award-winning, privately held corporation that provides cartographers and GIS professionals with powerful software tools to make better maps. In addition to desktop software offerings for Mac and Windows users, Avenza offers product training, as well as the Avenza Maps app for selling, purchasing, distributing and using maps on iOS and Android mobile device in an iTune-like environment. Visit www.avenza.com for more details.

For further information contact:
Avenza Systems | 416-487-5116 | info@avenza.com | www.avenza.com

Avenza Map Store Now Offers More Than 36,000 Maps by LAND INFO Worldwide Mapping

More than 10,000 maps for public consumers and 26,000 maps for intelligence community

Toronto, ON, January 10, 2018Avenza Systems Inc., producers of MAPublisher® cartographic software for Adobe® Illustrator® and Geographic Imager® geospatial tools for Adobe Photoshop®, announces the official release of more than 36,000 maps by LAND INFO Worldwide Mapping, LLC on the Avenza Map Store, exclusively for use in Avenza Maps®, its market-leading, award-winning mobile mapping app.

Avenza Systems and LAND INFO, a leading provider of global digital topographic map data, satellite imagery and value-added remote sensing solutions including advanced Object Based Image Analysis, have partnered to bring more than 10,000 maps to public consumers and 26,000 additional maps exclusively to Avenza Maps for GEOINT users. The GEOINT App Store, developed by the United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), makes the Avenza Maps app available to Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community (IC) personnel.

Avenza Systems President, Ted Florence, comments, “With this release of LAND INFO maps for our users, Avenza confirms its position as a global leader in supporting those who use offline maps for everything from outdoor recreation to tactical military operations.” Nick Hubing, President of LAND INFO, adds, “Our map datasets have traditionally only been available to professional GIS users. As the industry-leading app, Avenza Maps was by far the best path to make our content available to both consumers and professional users needing fast and easy access to mapping in mobile devices.”

Public consumers have access to maps from more than 25 countries, some with 50k, 100k, 200k, and 250k map scales. GEOINT users will have access to maps from more than 100 countries, some with map scales as detailed as 10k and 25k, including several city level maps.

LAND INFO maps are each priced at $3.99 USD and are now available on the Avenza Map Store. GEOINT users have unlimited access to the Avenza Maps Store and downloads without any cost to the user. Additional bundled map sets will be available shortly. The partnership with LAND INFO adds another high-level procurement resource to Avenza Maps. Inquire about additional available data for areas of interest not yet covered.

More about Avenza Maps and Avenza Systems Inc.

The Avenza Maps app is an all-inclusive mapping platform for mobile devices. Users can import and use maps offline in addition to getting maps from the Avenza Map Store. Map publishers can become Avenza Map Store vendors and make their maps available for purchase. Businesses and organizations can upgrade to an Avenza Maps Pro subscription which allows for commercial use, includes enhanced tools and features, and enhanced support. For more information, visit www.avenzamaps.com.

Avenza Systems Inc. is an award-winning, privately held corporation that provides cartographers and GIS professionals with powerful software tools to make better maps. In addition to software offerings for Mac and Windows desktop users and iOS and Android mobile users, Avenza offers value-added data sets, product training and consulting services. Visit www.avenza.com for more details.

For further information, contact:
416-487-5116
info@avenza.com
www.avenza.com

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Avenza Releases Geographic Imager 5.3 for Adobe Photoshop

Includes Adobe Photoshop CC 2018 support

Toronto, ON, January 4, 2018 – Avenza Systems Inc., producers of the Avenza Maps® app for mobile devices and geospatial plug-ins for Adobe Creative Cloud, including MAPublisher® for Adobe Illustrator®, is pleased to announce the release of Geographic Imager® 5.3 for Adobe Photoshop®. This latest update includes many new features including full compatibility with the latest Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud 2018 release.

Geographic Imager 5.3 also introduces Adobe Photoshop resampling methods in several Geographic Imager tools that include a resampling option for improved image results. Input and display precision controls can now be easily customized to reveal much higher precision values.

“Geographic Imager and MAPublisher are now both fully compatible with Adobe CC 2018,” said Ted Florence, President of Avenza. “We love the feedback from our users about the ability to work with both products in an ideal map production environment,” he added.

Enhancements and new features of Geographic Imager 5.3

  • Fully compatible with Adobe Photoshop CC 2018 on both Windows and Mac
  • Fully compatible with macOS 10.13
  • Adobe Photoshop resampling methods now available for tools that include a resampling option
  • Input and display precision controls are now separately controlled in Preferences
  • Advanced export options for specifying BigTIFF or DEM TIFF block size

 

More about Geographic Imager for Adobe Photoshop

Geographic Imager for Adobe Photoshop leverages the superior image editing capabilities of the world’s premier raster-based image editing software and transforms it into a powerful geospatial production tool. Work with satellite imagery, aerial photos, and DEMs in GeoTIFF and other popular GIS image formats using Adobe Photoshop features such as transparencies, filters, and image adjustments while maintaining georeferencing and support for hundreds of coordinate systems and projections.

Geographic Imager 5.3 is immediately available and free of charge to all current Geographic Imager Maintenance Program members and starting at US$319 for non-maintenance upgrades. New fixed licenses start at US$699. Geographic Imager Basic licenses start at US$99. Academic, floating and volume license pricing is also available. Visit www.avenza.com/geographic-imager for more details.

More about Avenza Systems Inc.

Avenza Systems Inc. is an award-winning, privately held corporation that provides cartographers and GIS professionals with powerful software tools to make better maps. In addition to desktop software offerings for Mac and Windows users, Avenza offers product training, as well as the Avenza Maps app for selling, purchasing, distributing and using maps on iOS and Android mobile devices. Visit www.avenza.com for more details.

For further information contact:
416-487-5116
info@avenza.com
www.avenza.com

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