Ortelius isn’t your ordinary graphics design application – it is specially designed to make creating custom map graphics easier. One way in which Ortelius does this is through its special cartography tools, particularly connectable tracks. This guide is our best resource yet to help you the designer find making maps with Ortelius even more productive and rewarding.
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Mapdiva today announces the release of Artboard 1.8.1, , the simple, powerful, fun vector drawing software for Mac OS X. Artboard 1.8.1 is a general update recommended for all users.
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The update to Ortelius 1.8 requires downloading the software from our website. Before you do, we recommend quitting the current version of the Ortelius.app on your computer and renaming it (for example, “Ortelius (old).app”). This will allow you to keep the previous version until you are ready to delete it. A major update recommended for all Ortelius users. Release date: 7 August, 2013
Mapdiva LLC today is pleased to announce an important update to Artboard, the simple, powerful, fun vector drawing software for Mac OS X. Artboard 1.8 is enhanced for the MacBook Pro with Retina-display. The update introduces social sharing of drawings, new power-features, and enhanced performance. Artboard 1.8 is a general update recommended for all users. Read more »
We were quite surprised (and thrilled!) to learn Artboard drawing software was selected as this year’s TopTenREVIEWS Gold Award recipient. TopTenREVIEWS provides in-depth review of software features, tools, usability, and help & support, as well as side-by-side comparisons. According to TopTenREVIEWS, “Artboard is the best Mac drawing software on our lineup.” Read more »
Artboard 1.7 introduces a redesigned workflow for drawing. Simply pick a tool, choose a style from the Styles & Clip Art palette or create your own, and draw. Artboard 1.7 makes it even easier to effortlessly change a style’s properties and continue drawing. Read more »
Mapdiva LLC today is pleased to announce a major update to Artboard, the simple, powerful, fun vector drawing software for Mac OS X. Artboard 1.7 is enhanced for the MacBook Pro with Retina-display. The update introduces a redesigned workflow for drawing. Read more »
Mapdiva today announces Artboard 1.6, a major update to their powerful vector drawing software for Mac OS X. Artboard makes it easy to design logos, posters, technical drawings and more. Artboard includes over 1700 awesome styles and fully editable clip art, including shapes, shiny buttons, maps, people factory, and home planning; plus a Library to store your own. Version 1.6, optimized for OS Mountain Lion, adds Retina-display support, many new features, and important usability enhancements. Read more »
We’ve been quite busy lately.
Version 1.5 is now available as an update on the Mac App Store. It is a free update for existing Mac App Store users. The big news here is SVG support (read more about SVG support ); an enhancement to closed paths that treat the coincident end points and curve handles as a single point; and greatly improved performance on Pan and Zoom with shadows. Read more »