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MapInfo Professional

Product Name:MapInfo Professional
Year of introduction :1989
Year of last update:2016
Supported hardware :Should work on any reasonable PC. As of MapInfo 12.5 there is also a new 64 bit version in addition to the traditional 32 bit. Licensed users may run both vesions.
Supported operation system:Windows
Main GIS category:Enterprise GIS, Desktop GIS
Type of data storage:File, Database
Native storage format:Tab
Input Formats:Dwg, Dxf, Dgn, Shape, GML, KML, GeoTiff, ECW, Jpg
Export formats:Dwg, Dxf, Dgn, Shape, KML, GeoTiff, Jpg
GML version:
Web standards:WMS, WFS
Spatial database management systems:Oracle, PostGIS
Messaging protocols:
Publish standards:
Available API’s:MapBasic
Data management 
Security options for access:N
Search on file content:
Version management:
Spatial reference system:From data source, Selectable, Manual georeferencing
Geometry types 
Points:Point, Multipoint, Symbol, Text
Lines:Line segment, Polyline, Multiline
Surfaces:Polygon, Circle, Multipolygon
2D Construction 
Positioning by coördinates:Y
Positioning by snapping:Y
Positioning in relation to other element:Parallel, Extend
2D Editing 
Select:Select by administrative attributes, Within buffer, Spatial selection, Multiple select
Graphic transformations:Scale, Copy, Move, Rotate, Mirror, Stretch, Drag and drop
Coordinate transformations:Full reprojection system. Custom co-ordinate systems may be added.
Mosaicing:Vector data sets may be combined. Image tiles can be treated as a seamless table without affecting the original tiles.
Generalization:Douglas-Peucker generalisation may be applied to lines and polygons. Node snapping can be enabled.
Data analysis 
Merge:Map layers
Buffer:Point buffer, Line buffer, Polygon buffer, Multiple buffers, Dissolve buffers
Overlay operations:Intersection, Spatial join
Thematic mapping:Choropleth, Dot distribution map, Proportional symbol map
Types :Color, Pattern, Hatch, Gradient color
Change view:Multiple map windows can be used to view the same map layers which remain linked, i.e. a change in the base data made in one window will update all other windows, for example adding a new line or editing a sales figure in an attribute table. Layers may be switched from one map window to another by dragging in the Layers panel.
License or freeware:License
Main users:Central Government, Local Government, Small, Medium and Large businesses, special discounts for educational and charitable users.
Main applications:
Extensions:MapInfo Raster for 3D and raster modelling. MapBasic for scripting, adding extra tools, custom interfaces, etc. RouteFinder for network analysis.
Related products:
Distinguishable features:A very cost effective solution that does not require either lengthy training or additional modules. If you want to e.g. map client locations, create sales territories, and do thematic maps of your sales and marketing performance then all the tools necessary are included. You do not need anything extra to be able to access Excel, MS Access, etc data.

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Supplier Information
  • XYZ Maps

  • 32/9 Hardengreen Business Park - Dalhousie Road
  • EH22 3NX Midlothian
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland



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