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5th August 2019: Ultra Mileage v1.5 has been released!
Ultra Mileage

A new version of Ultra Mileage has been released. This includes a new database library for Ultra One2OneMileage and Ultra Geocoder. As well as improved efficiency, this new library adds native support for SQL Server and 32 bit Excel. Significant changes to Ultra Download Manager have greatly reduced the number of reported download errors.
Existing licensed users of Ultra MileCharter can upgrade their existing Ultra Mileage for free.
Download your free 14 day trial now!
See the Ultra Mileage website for further information and purchase options.

8th July 2019: New discounted pricing for MPSuperShape and MPExporter

We have significantly reduced the pricing of our MapPoint products, MPExporter and the popular MPSuperShape. Both now have starting prices of US$40. The Professional license of MPExporter is now a particularly good deal, priced at US$100 compared to the old price of US$300 per license.

For further details, see the MPSuperShape and MPExporter pages.

18th June 2019: Ultra Mileage v1.4 has been released!
Ultra Mileage

Ultra Mileage is our new super-fast batch mileage computation system. With a modern PC this is capable of calculating ~1000 routes per second. A new version of Ultra Mileage has been released. This adds a new geocoding tool, Ultra Geocoder, which can be used to quickly geocode your Excel or database data ready for use by the other Ultra tools. Actual geocoding is provided by Caliper Maptitude (installed locally) or using an external service (LocationIQ, HERE, or OpenCageData). All of these services will need a valid license, although all of the online services have a free tier.
v1.4 also adds a number of other improvements including ~30% speedup for Ultr Pre-Processor, and support for Caliper Maptitude Workspace (wrkz) files.
Existing licensed users of Ultra MileCharter can upgrade their existing Ultra Mileage for free.
Download your free 14 day trial now!
See the Ultra Mileage website for further information and purchase options.

2nd April 2019: SaveMap Macro published for Maptitude 2019.

Maptitude 2019 replaces .MAP files with compressed workspaces or .WRKZ files. This macro can be used to save a map window as a .MAP file for use with older scripts and utilities.

25th March 2019: MileCharter for Maptitude v1.9 released.
MileCharter for Maptitude

MileCharter is a mileage computation tool that can batch calculate mileages (and travel times and cost estimates) for all routes between two groups of pushpins. The Maptitude version includes support for all of Maptitude's road types, and supports the "Find Closest" functionality of the original MapPoint version.
v1.9 adds support for multiple data field output. The Professional license also gains the ability to apply conditional logic to the output routes. This can be used to select only the required routes to be calculated.
Existing users of MPMileCharter for MapPoint can upgrade to the new Maptitude version at a discount.
Download your free 14 day trial, now!
See the MileCharter pages for further information and purchase options.

15th February 2019: MileCharter for Mobile: Public Beta Available
MileCharter for Mobile

We currently have a mobile version of MileCharter under development for the Android platform. This is intended for use whilst you are visiting customers or other destinations. It can find the closest customers (i.e. shortest driving time) to your current location; or it can find an optimum route that visits all of your day's customers, starting at your current location. Both route types use the current traffic conditions.
Further information can be found on the MileCharter for Mobile website. This site is under development and new information will be added at regular intervals.
You are invited to install the beta version and give us your feedback.

16th January 2019: MPMileage for Maptitude v1.9 released.
MPMileage for Maptitude

A new version of our point-to-point batch computation tool, MPMileage for Maptitude, has been released.
v1.9 fixes some issues with road speed determination. It is now more accurate and handles UK road speeds correctly.
Discounts continue to be available for existing users of MPMileage for MapPoint.
Download your free 14 day trial, now!
See the MPMileage pages for further information and purchase options.

24th September 2018: New versions of MileCharter and MPMileage for Maptitude v1.8 released.
MPMileage for MapPoint MileCharter for Maptitude

New versions of both our MileCharter and MPMileage add-ins for Caliper Maptitude have been released. Both updates add support for the new Western Europe country pack, and default road speeds for the France country pack. Both updates are free for existing licensed users.
Download your free 14 day trial of MileCharter for Maptitude
Download your free 14 day trial of MPMileage for Maptitude
See the MileCharter pages and MPMileage pages for further information and purchase options.

23rd August 2018: MileCharter for Mobile: Available for testing!
MileCharter for Mobile

We currently have a mobile version of MileCharter under development for the Android platform. This is intended for use whilst you are visiting customers or other destinations. It can find the closest customers (i.e. shortest driving time) to your current location; or it can find an optimum route that visits all of your day's customers, starting at your current location. Both route types use the current traffic conditions.
Further information can be found on the MileCharter for Mobile website. This site is under development and new information will be added at regular intervals.
At the moment we are particularly interested in usability testing. Which features are too clumsy? Which are unnecessary? Which new features would be important to you? Please let us know if you are interested in helping us with the testing.

4th June 2018: Ultra Mileage v1.2 has been released!
Ultra Mileage

Ultra Mileage is our new super-fast batch mileage computation system. With a modern PC this is capable of calculating ~1000 routes per second. This new version now includes Ultra One2OneMileage, the port of our older MPMileage products. This calculates arbitrary point-to-point routes listed in a database. Ultra One2OneMileage is licensed separately to the existing UltraMileCharter, but a discounted combined license is available.
This version of Ultra Mileage includes a number of usability improvements and bug fixes. Road packs now require approximately half their previous size. A full list of new features and abilities are listed on the Revision History page of the documentation.
Existing licensed users of Ultra MileCharter can upgrade their existing Ultra Mileage for free. Note: Due to the road pack format changes, all future road pack updates will require Ultra Mileage 1.2 or later.
Download your free 14 day trial now!
See the Ultra Mileage website for further information and purchase options.

19th March 2018: Ultra Mileage v1.1 has been released!
Ultra Mileage

Ultra Mileage is our new super-fast batch mileage computation system. With a modern PC this is capable of calculating ~1000 routes per second. This new version now includes Ultra One2OneMileage, the port of our older MPMileage products. This calculates arbitrary point-to-point routes listed in a database. Ultra One2OneMileage is licensed separately to the existing UltraMileCharter, but a discounted combined license is available.
This version of Ultra Mileage includes a number of other improvements, in particular relating to how 'orphan' (disconnected short sections) road segments are handled. A full list of new features and abilities are listed on the Revision History page of the documentation.
Existing licensed users of Ultra MileCharter can upgrade their existing Ultra Mileage for free.
Download your free 14 day trial now!
See the Ultra Mileage website for further information and purchase options.

12th March 2018: MPCluster for Maptitude 2.4 released.
MPCluster for MapPoint

Version 2.4 of our cluster analysis product, MPCluster for Maptitude has been released. This adds a number of new options to the Maptitude output. Cluster boundary layers can now be labelled. A new circle layer can also be drawn at the requested maximum cluster diameter or radius. Finally, the same name can be automatically used for the Run Name, Data Layers, and Data Views. All of these options are available at the Basic License level, and v2.4 is a free upgrade for existing users.
Basic Licenses remain at US$100 each. Professional Licenses cost US$140 each, but upgrades are available for US$50 each. Volume discounts for all of these licenses start at the 5+ level.
Existing licensed users of MPCluster for Maptitude v2.* can upgrade to v2.4 for free. Existing licensed users of MPCluster for Maptitude v1.* can upgrade to the v2.4 Basic License for free, or purchase an upgrade license if they wish to use the Professional features.
Download your free 14 day trial, now!
See the MPCluster pages for further information and purchase options.

6th December 2017: MPMileage for Maptitude v1.7 released.
MPMileage for MapPoint

A new version of our point-to-point batch computation tool, MPMileage for Maptitude, has been released.
v1.7 fixes an issue with one of the rate table options, and also fixes a problem with v1.6 when used with Maptitude 2016 and earlier.
Discounts continue to be available for existing users of MPMileage for MapPoint.
Download your free 14 day trial, now!
See the MPMileage pages for further information and purchase options.

4th December 2017: MileCharter for Maptitude v1.7 released.
MileCharter for Maptitude

MileCharter is a mileage computation tool that can batch calculate mileages (and travel times and cost estimates) for all routes between two groups of pushpins. The Maptitude version includes support for all of Maptitude's road types, and supports the "Find Closest" functionality of the original MapPoint version.
v1.7 fixes an issue with one of the rate table options, and also fixes a problem with v1.6 when used with Maptitude 2016 and earlier.
Existing users of MPMileCharter for MapPoint can upgrade to the new Maptitude version at a discount.
Download your free 14 day trial, now!
See the MileCharter pages for further information and purchase options.