10.09.03 Mapdiva presents Ortelius 1.0.7, the latest update of their cartographic design software for Mac OS X. Ortelius is a vector-based cartography application that helps you create high-quality custom map graphics, plans, and scaled drawings. Ortelius offers a creative solution with superior quality graphics – perfect for reports, presentations, and publications. Ortelius helps you do more than just make maps – it help you communicate visually. Read more »
News from Our Blog
About This Particular Macintosh awards Ortelius map illustration software a rating of “Excellent” in their recent review. About This Particular Macintosh (ATPM) is a monthly Internet magazine created to celebrate the personal computing experience on the Apple Macintosh. The ATPM review included testing a wide assortment of Ortelius features, particularly the versatility of pre-packaged map templates. Ortelius receives the highest rating based on the overall usage, purpose, and documentation of the vector-based cartography software for Mac OS X. Read more »
Softpedia awards Ortelius map illustration software 4-stars, with its highest ratings for user interface and features. Softpedia reviewers thoroughly test software products following a series of characteristics and parameters, starting from the installation of the product and to the help system, with ratings based on aspects such as how well organized and intuitive is the products user interface and how useful and well implemented is the product’s feature set. Read more »
In hopes of preventing the next global pandemic and a possible death toll into the millions, University of California -Davis is leading an unprecedented international effort to find and control diseases that move between wildlife and people. The global early warning system, named PREDICT, will be developed with funding of up to $75 million over five years. Read more »
10.04.09 A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 220 interview with Mapdiva co-founder, Jill Saligoe-Simmel. In the interview Jill talks about the creation of Mapdiva, and the development of Ortelius, their newly-released map illustration program for the Mac platform.
09.29.09 Mapdiva co-founder Jill Saligoe-Simmel will join mapmakers, map users, map librarians, and map enthusiasts in Sacramento, California this October to talk about the thing we all love – maps! Jill will demonstrate Ortelius map illustration software at Practical Cartography Day on October 7th. The North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS), founded in 1980, is an organization Read more »
09.29.09 On October 6th, Mapdiva co-founder Jill Saligoe-Simmel will present at the WebMapSocial monthly meeting in Mountain View, California. Mapdiva is excited to be joining the WebMapSocial friends for a talk about the role of Ortelius in the map production workflow and a look toward the future. The
Ortelius is a vector-based drawing and cartography program made especially for map design and presentation. Ortelius is offered at an introductory discount price of $79 through September 30, 2009 (regularly $99). Through its drag-and-drop interface, Ortelius offers a creative solution for floor plans, landscape plans, scaled drawings, and a wide variety of high quality custom maps. Ortelius serves to address a relative lack of mapmaking software for the Mac OS X platform. Check out Ortelius today www.mapdiva.com.
09.17.09 Ortelius map illustration software for Mac OS X makes map design easier with special cartography tools, high-quality graphics, and hundreds of vector-based styles and symbols. One of the most powerful features of Ortelius is its innovative what-you-see-is-what-you-get (WYSIWYG) labeling system. Read more »