Avenza ships MAPublisher 5.0 for Illustrator
Powerful mapmaking software supports Illustrator 10 and Mac OS X
Mississauga, ON, June 17, 2002 - Avenza Systems Inc. announces the
release of MAPublisher 5.0 for Adobe Illustrator, mapmaking software to
produce quality maps from GIS data. Significant new functionality
includes support for Adobe Illustrator 10, Apple Mac OS X and import of
MicroStation Design (DGN) files.
The new features in MAPublisher 5.0 are impressive time savers, said
Steve Spindler, owner of BikeMap.com. Keeping all my workflow in OS X
alone made it a worthwhile purchase, he added.
New features in MAPublisher 5.0 for Illustrator
§ Adobe Illustrator 10 compatible
§ Mac OS X compatible
§ MicroStation DGN file import
§ Douglas-Peucker Line Simplification
§ Plot points in decimal degrees or DMS onto any projected plane
§ Convert between DMS and decimal degrees
§ Create GeoTiffs and other geo-referenced raster images
§ Store map projections in already projected files after import
§ 'Sticky' selection menus remember last menu selection
§ Automatic Scale bar creation
§ Automatic Grid generation in page units
§ Simplify Arcs
§ Bezier curve creation from GIS data segments
§ Bezier curve support during scale transformation, projecting, area and
§ Area drawing tools in map units
§ Copy and paste map data between layers
§ Automatic grain calculation on data import
§ Updated e00 import, now imports all components (anno, pnt, arc, poly)
§ Create grids in differing page units
§ DGN data automatically attributed level # during import
§ Project data to different output map units
More about MAPublisher 5.0 for Illustrator
MAPublisher 5.0 for Illustrator is powerful map production software for
creating cartographic-quality maps from GIS data. Developed as a suite
of plug-ins for Adobe Illustrator, MAPublisher leverages the superior
graphics capabilities of this graphics design software. Avenza also
offers MAPublisher for FreeHand a suite of Xtras for Macromedia
Freehand that add mapmaking functionality. MAPublisher 5.0 for
Illustrator is available as an upgrade for US$349. New licenses are
US$849. Prices include 1 year of maintenance.
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 for making better maps. In addition to software offerings for Mac
and Windows users, the Company offers value-added data sets, product
training and consulting services.
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