any map on almost any device or App
for hiking, sailing, flying, hunting, surveying, rescue services, ...
is a Windows program (with 3500+ users in 60+ countries)
to manipulate digital maps and convert them between different
platforms and software. Output
formats include maps for the major mobile systems and devices -
Android, iPhone, Garmin, Magellan, Symbian, Windows phone ...
If you are processing digital maps, this program can make your task much quicker and simpler.
Not sure? - ask!
|Beginner? - click here for a simple tutorial and sample files.|
"Now I'm getting better maps than I ever dreamed of for my trip!" Per - Norway
|May 2021 edition now available .....
UK walking maps for Garmin mapping units and Smartphones - more detail than Open Street Map, a fraction of the price of OS mapping. Including most Rights of Way.
Now includes Core Paths for some areas of Scotland and Elevation Data.
Click here for Garmin and here for Smartphones
|Here are some of the things it can do:|
PNG,JPG,TIF,GIF,BMP images with
the following calibration files:
MAP from OZI Explorer (not MapsForge)
JPR from Fugawi
GUX from GPS Utility
OXFX3 (not RC4)*
TAB from Mapinfo and Anquet
or make your own calibration from
KML/KMZ from Google
Earth image overlays
BSB/KAP marine charts
Some RMAP (Twonav style) formats
Some RMP (Magellan style) formats
Trekbuddy TAR map sets
Some Fugawi FX4 files
Seaclear Charts (WCI)
Build maps from Online tile stores such
as Open Street Map
GEOTIFF files*, ECW files*
MRSID files (SID,JP2)*
GEOPDF (USGS TOPO ,MVUM, Canmatrix , Mapconnect Australia etc)
Kystinfo (Norway Charts) Zip archives (JGP+JGW)
* Uses helper programs such as GDAL - see the readme for more details
Crop Map and retain calibration
Rescale Map and retain calibration
Load SRTM Contours
Load track overlays
Load and edit waypoints (map pins)
Save waypoints as GPX
Print map onto A4 pages
Orthorectify Rubber Sheet maps
Load, draw and edit tracks and routes
Built-in Utility Functions...
Convert JNX to Mobile Atlas ("Slippy
Convert KMZ Overlay to Mobile Atlas
Convert Huge file (too large for normal
processing) to Mobile Atlas
Convert Seaclear Calibrations
Convert ESRI Cache (additional licence)
View SQLITEDB maps, load edit and save tracks for them
Convert/merge tile stores : sqlitedb, mgmaps, mbtiles
Need something else? I will quote for bespoke additions.
PNG or JPG images with
the following calibration files
MAP for OZI Explorer
JPR for Fugawi/Memory-map
KML for Google Earth
Map sets for Trekbuddy and Trekbuddy
Garmin Custom Maps (KMZ)
Garmin Birdseye Maps (JNX)
Maps for systems that read Marine
GEOTIFF files (Avenza)
Maps-n-Trax for iPhone/iPad
Androzic (MAP+OZF2) maps
Track@way (MAP+OZF2) maps
PRC files for Pathaway
RMAP files for TwoNav & CompeGPS
Maps for Smartphones and Mobile
OSMTracker / MapTool Pro(WebOS)
GAIA GPS (Android)(.mbtiles), EasyTrails iPad/iPhone (.mbtiles)
Orux Maps (XML+JPG)
Orux sqlite (XML+DB)
SAS Planet (Zz/y/x.png)
GEMF/Locus/Maaloo /MxMariner (GEMF)
Magellan Triton (RMP)
DIY MAP GPS for iPhone/iPad, Nutiteq SDK apps (.mbtiles)
Navicomputer (Windows phone) NMAP
Map Plus for iPhone/iPad (sqlitedb)
OSMDroid sqlite for Android
Naviator .charts for Android
Georeferenced charts for Portable Navigator
|See here for some on-line Map Resource sites.|
and Merge Calibrated Maps using the calibrations, convert JNX and KMZ
to Mobile Atlas, georeference pictures from a GPX track.
Extensive Help files
A wide range of projections and datums supported (thanks to GPSU, www.gpsu.co.uk)
Many processes possible in batch mode
One-level undo for most processes.
Create and edit text overlays on maps.
32-bit and 64-bit versions (same functionality by 64-bit will handle larger maps)
Ongoing development driven by user requests : for latest changes see the Download page
I am happy to answer queries before you buy and will try to help with any digital mapping problems.
Please Email : calfiles (at) the-thorns.org.uk
Free download - an unregistered version is fully functional but embeds red Xs on all maps so try before you buy!
As a special service to purchasers of Discovery Walking Guides' digital maps, the first conversion of each of these maps does not require registration.
Registration is 15 British Pounds. Registration is valid for both 32-bit and 64-bit versions. The price includes Email support and all future versions. Registration is personal : you can use it on any machine. Please email if you need licences for multiple use.
In Britain and countries outside the European Union you should receive a key immediately. Issue of keys for EU customers is a manual process and may take up to 24 hours - but is usually much quicker.
My liability is limited to the price paid.
Click here to buy.
If you have problems with this program - or are wondering 'how do I...?' - then email : calfiles (at) the-thorns.org.uk
Some illicit registration codes are being circulated. Do not use them as the effect on your system is unpredictable!
This from another user : By the way, the local team decided that your software was so useful that they managed to find a cracked version somehow - naturally they managed to infect their computers with a ransomware virus while doing so. Perhaps this will convince them that they'd be better off just paying a reasonable price rather than having to spend weeks sorting out their infected computers and trying to recover their work? e
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