Welcome to Mapping-Tools.com, your one-stop location for tools, applications, and add-ins for various GIS (geospatial information systems). We currently specialize in tools for Microsoft® MapPoint® and Caliper®'s Maptitude® GIS.
MPMileage for Maptitude v1.3 has been released! The point-to-point routes are read from a database table and the results are written back to the same table. The Maptitude version works as an add-in and supports most of the MapPoint version's capabilities. MPMileage for Maptitude also adds database support for Maptitude data views, and the Maptitude's sophisticated road speeds. v1.1 added the ability to defining costs on a road type basis, and to adjust Maptitude's road speeds with set percentages (e.g. "increase all motorway speeds by +5%").
See the MPMileage pages for further information, including a free 14 day trial.
The Buy MPMileage page has the full range of purchase options, including fast electronic delivery for only US$85. Discounts are available for existing users of MPMileage for MapPoint.
MPCluster for Maptitude v2 has been released! Use MPCluster to find clusters (natural groups) in point and area layers. The results can be drawn as new Maptitude layers, written to Microsoft Excel, or used to color your input data. The Maptitude version also adds Hierarchical Clustering in addition to the original MapPoint K-Means. The latest version of MPCluster for Maptitude adds the ability to use external distance tables (eg. driving distances or custom costs) when calculating the size and spacing of clusters.
Version 2 has a number of significant improvements, including proper concave support for hierarchical cluster shapes. The addition of a Professional License adds the ability to use pre-defined fixed cluster centers (e.g. existing depots when trying to find the optimum locations for new depots). The Professional license also adds the ability to calculate overlay data fields for each cluster, summing and/or counting data fields from a different layer.
Existing users of MPCluster for Maptitude v1.* can upgrade to MPCluster v2 Basic license for free.
See the MPCluster pages for further information, including a free 14 day trial.
The Buy MPCluster page has the full range of purchase options, including fast electronic delivery for only US$100 (Basic) or US$140 (Professional).
MileCharter for Maptitude v1.4 has been released! If you are already using Caliper Maptitude®, you know how much trouble it is to calculate multiple distances and travel times. Use MileCharter to take the pain out of these calculations. Process hundreds of source and destination locations accurately in minutes with only a few mouse clicks.
MileCharter is an add-in for Maptitude that calculates mileage tables and charts, and puts the results directly into a Microsoft Excel® spreadsheet. MileCharter will also compute travel times and estimate costs.
The Buy MileCharter for Maptitude page has the full range of purchase options, including fast electronic delivery for only US$75 (Basic) or US$120 (Professional) per license.
MileCharter for MapPoint continues to be available for download and purchase.
MPExporter is our new export tool that can export MapPoint data to KML, SVG, HTML, Microsoft Excel, or Caliper Maptitude. These options enable you to use your MapPoint map data as map annotation (e.g. in Google Earth), in interactive web maps (Google Maps or Bing Maps), in drawing applications (e.g. Inkscape or Adobe Illustrator), or for further GIS analysis (Maptitude).
v1.3 is a maintenance release that fixes some minor bugs and adds the ability to export pushpin names and notes for multiple symbol datasets.
See the MPExporter pages for further information, including a free 14 day trial.
The Buy MPExporter page has the full range of purchase options, including fast electronic delivery for only US$75 (Basic) or US$300 (Professional).
In partnership with Mattys Consulting, we are able to offer a range of printing options for Microsoft MapPoint maps. Mattys Consulting are able to produce maps which cover a wide geographic extent whilst preserving the fine detail of a zoomed-in map. Print-outs can be to laminated maps, Adobe PDF documents, TIFF bitmap images, or Microsoft MapCruncher tiles suitable for Microsoft Bing Maps. See the MapPoint Print Services page for more details and pricing.
Other New Products
MPSuperShape v3.4 has been released! MPSuperShape is a shape manipulation tool that also allows MapPoint shapes to be imported/exported from/to other file formats. v3 adds support for Windows 8, and updates support for Virtual Earth and Google Maps to their respective lastest versions.
See the MPSuperShape pages for further information, including a free 14 day trial.
The Buy MPSuperShape page has the full range of purchase options, including fast electronic delivery for only US$75. Existing v2.* license holders can upgrade for free.
MPRouteWriter v3.7 has been released! MPRouteWriter is a popular MapPoint add-in which allows route waypoints and pushpins to be exported whilst maintaining their route order.
MPRouteWriter also includes MPRouteReader. This allows a MapPoint route to be constructed from existing pushpins in a pre-determined order. The order is specified by a pushpin data field, typically a sequence number that has been imported using the MapPoint's Data Import Wizard.
v3 is a major new version that includes a complete rewrite for .NET 4 to allow for smoother running and support for future versions of Microsoft Windows. It also adds a number of sort options, the ability to add/create rest stops, the ability to export coordinates for non-pushpin waypoints, and start/end groups with multiple pushpins.
The Buy MPRouteWriter page has the full range of purchase options, including fast electronic delivery for only US$75.
Mapping-Tools.com sells a selection of quality tools and add-ins for the Caliper Maptitude® GIS system, and Microsoft's Mappoint® office mapping system. Most of these tools are trialware and can be used free-of-charge for a trial period before purchase.
Mapping-Tools.com is owned and operated by Winwaed Software Technology LLC, who are also available for custom Caliper Maptitude and Microsoft MapPoint projects and consulting.