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Adobe MAX 2021: Exciting Improvements for Avenza Mapping Plugins

Toronto, CA (October 26, 2021) – Avenza Systems Inc., producers of the Avenza Maps® app for mobile devices is pleased to announce the upcoming releases of MAPublisher® 10.9 for Adobe Illustrator® and Geographic Imager® 6.5 for Adobe Photoshop® 2022 These updates will provide a range of user interface improvements, feature enhancements, bug fixes, and performance upgrades, along with compatibility with the latest Adobe Creative Cloud applications.

Data-driven Map Design in Illustrator with MAPublisher

MAPublisher cartography software seamlessly integrates more than seventy GIS mapping tools into Adobe Illustrator to help you create beautiful maps from GIS data. Import industry-standard GIS data formats and make crisp, clean maps with all attributes and georeferencing intact using the Adobe Illustrator design environment.

Expected new features of the MAPublisher 10.9 extension for Adobe Illustrator include support for import and export of vector Geopackages, import of TopoJSON files, new “Geodesic” buffers, a default simplification setting, bug fixes, user interface enhancements, and much more.

Powerful Imagery Editing in Photoshop with Geographic Imager

Geographic Imager for Adobe Photoshop delivers an all-encompassing solution to import, edit, and export geospatial images such as aerial and satellite imagery. Work with digital elevation models, GeoTIFFs, and other popular GIS image formats while using Adobe Photoshop features such as transparencies, filters, cropping, and image adjustments; all while maintaining georeferencing and support for hundreds of coordinate systems and projections

Expected improvements of the Geographic Imager 6.5 extension for Adobe Photoshop include functionality enhancements for several tools, performance improvements, bug fixes, and more. Additional feature upgrades to be announced soon.

Upgrade or Purchase 

MAPublisher 10.9 will be available free of charge to all current MAPublisher users with active maintenance and as an upgrade for non-maintenance users starting at US$649. New licenses are available from US$1499. MAPublisher FME-Auto and MAPublisher LabelPro are also available as add-ons starting at US$499.

Geographic Imager 6.5 will be available and free of charge to all current Geographic Imager Maintenance Program members and starts at US$349 for non-maintenance upgrades. New fixed licenses start at US$749. Geographic Imager Basic Edition licenses start at US$99. 

Academic, floating, and volume license pricing is also available for both extension suites.

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. Avenza also offers the mobile Avenza Maps app to sell, purchase, distribute, and use maps on iOS and Android devices. For more information, visit
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