Avenza Releases MAPublisher 9.1 for Adobe Illustrator

December 19, 2012  - By 0 Comments

New ability to export HTML5 web maps and enhanced MAPublisher LabelPro features.

Avenza Systems Inc., producers of the PDF Maps app for iOS and geospatial plugins for Adobe Creative Suite, including Geographic Imager for Adobe Photoshop, has released  MAPublisher 9.1 for Adobe Illustrator.  MAP Web Author now has the ability to export HTML5 web maps (in addition to the already available Flash output), which are suitable for mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones. In addition, the MAPublisher LabelPro extension has been updated to include the ability to use label filters and expressions for even more detailed labeling as well as a redesigned and more flexible user interface.

“MAPublisher 9.1  now supports the export of HTML5 web maps. We’ve seen a growth in online mapping and the upward trend of using HTML5 technology to make websites more interactive and interesting. More importantly, map makers and webdesigners alike can extend their HTML5 web maps to smartphone and tablet browsers without the need for additional plug-ins,” said Ted Florence, President of Avenza. “With this new version, we are seeing increased labeling performance, detail, and flexibility.”

Enhancements and new features of MAPublisher 9.1: MAP Web Author HTML5 export; MAPublisher LabelPro redesigned interface, new label filters feature, and improved performance; Various user interface and performance enhancements to improve usability

MAPublisher for Adobe Illustrator is powerful map production software for creating cartographic-quality maps from GIS data. MAPublisher tools leverage the superior graphics design capabilities of Adobe Illustrator to manipulate GIS data and to produce high-quality maps with accuracy and efficiency.

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Alan Cameron is editor-at-large of GPS World magazine, where he has worked since 2000.

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