toggle

AAPL Stock: 117.16 ( -1.74 )

Printed from http://www.macnn.com

MacGPS Pro 7.4, MacTopos Canada released

updated 09:00 am EST, Thu November 29, 2007

Mac GPS Pro, MacTopos CAN

James Associates has released MacTopos Canada 1.0, a collection of topographical maps for Canadian provinces, and has updated its GPS Software, MacGPS Pro 7.4. MacTopos Canada uses auto-georeferenced, compressed maps to use in conjunction with MacGPS Pro. The maps, which come on several DVDs, are from the National Resources Canada digital topography maps, allowing users to view them in 1:50K and 1:250K scale ratios, and include georeferenced index maps as well. Pricing for the maps vary between $20 and $50, depending on which province is purchased, and James Associates is currently offering them at an introductory discount.

As previously noted, MacTopos Canada requires MacGPS Pro, which can interface with a number of popular GPS units to provide geographical positioning information on a Mac computer. Version 7.4 introduces support for map stitching, allowing users to stitch together several adjacent Canadian Digital Raster Topo Maps together, and can locate Canadian topo maps by Quad Name. MacGPS Pro requires Mac OS X 10.2 or later, and is available for $50.




by MacNN Staff

POST TOOLS:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

MacNN Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3500 projector

Trying to find the perfect projector for a home theater can be tricky, as there are bountiful options on the market from a large numbe ...

Thecus N2310 NAS

For every computer user, there comes a point of critical mass in data storage. When it hits, external hard drives, USB sticks and DVD ...

iRig Pads

When it comes to mobile music products, IK Multimedia has positioned itself as one of the top suppliers. Right from the early days of ...

toggle

Most Commented