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Avenza Releases MAPublisher 9.1 for Adobe Illustrator
Toronto, ON, November 19, 2012 - Avenza Systems Inc., producers of the PDF Maps app for iOS and geospatial plugins for Adobe Creative Suite, including Geographic Imager for Adobe Photoshop, is pleased to announce the release of MAPublisher 9.1 for Adobe Illustrator which includes a number of new and exciting product enhancements. 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.
"We're excited to release MAPublisher 9.1 that 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. “Our MAPublisher LabelPro add-on has proven to be invaluable to cartographers all over the world. With this new version, we are seeing increased labeling performance, detail, and flexibility. We are focused on delivering geospatial tools as Adobe Illustrator continues to evolve as a high-quality graphics application. We have also included several new features and enhancements which our users will definitely find very useful,” he added.
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
More about MAPublisher for Adobe Illustrator
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.
MAPublisher 9.1 for Adobe Illustrator is available free of charge to all MAPublisher users with an active maintenance subscription and as an upgrade for non-maintenance users at US$599. New licenses are US$1399. MAPublisher FME Auto and MAPublisher LabelPro are also available as add-ons to MAPublisher 9.1 at prices starting at US$399 per license. Academic, floating and volume pricing are also available. Prices include one year of full maintenance. Visit www.avenza.com/mapublisher for more details.
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 to make better maps. In addition to software offerings for Mac and Windows users, Avenza offers value-added data sets, product training and consulting services, as well as the PDF Maps app for purchasing and using maps on iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch devices. Visit www.avenza.com for more details.