Mapdiva is the proud recipient of the “Best Mac Application” for our Ortelius cartography software. The Swipe Awards are an opportunity to recognize some of the best apps being created in Australia. We are truly honored by the recognition! Read more »
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Mapdiva is pleased to present the “Geography on the Mac” session at the 2011 Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA on April 12-16.
Geography on the Mac is becoming an increasingly viable option in the geography curriculum as technologies continue to change and evolve. Read more »
10.07.10 Mapdiva co-founder Jill Saligoe-Simmel will join mapmakers, map users, map librarians, and map enthusiasts in St. Petersburg, Florida this October to talk about the thing we all love – maps! Jill will demonstrate Ortelius’ map symbol creation and sharing tools at Practical Cartography Day on October 13th. The North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS), founded in 1980, is Read more »
In her recently released cartography textbook, Principles of Map Design (2010), Dr. Judith A Tyner provides a balanced discussion of the considerations regarding cartography software selection. Given that the needs of every user are unique, this is a valuable contribution for those considering which tools to use. As relatively new cartography software, we’re also thrilled to see Ortelius included in the review. Here is an excerpt from the book: Read more »
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 »
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
08.25.09 In the wake of Ortelius’ recent release to the world, the software earns listing as an Apple Featured 3rd Party Download and Staff Pick. Ortelius is a vector-based drawing and cartographic design program made especially for map design and presentation. 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, Read more »