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Software to display, search, or otherwise process geographical maps

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Where to get detailed 3D World Map?

We're looking for detailed, accurate 3D map such as the one pictured from the linked video. Screenshot for reference: We're looking for detailed, accurate 3D map such as the one pictured from the ...
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GIS 3D Visualisation options

Looking to specifically map new planting schemes for forestry and currently use QGIS (Qgis2threejs) for this, but finding it struggles with the larger scale planting schemes. Does anyone know of ...
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Seeking frameworks for creating Android application with custom map for offline GIS work

I need to create an Android application for offline work with a custom map that would be able to display raster and vector layers using data from local device storage. Also features to draw, edit, ...
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Residential topographic mapping with smartphone

I want to take measurements to create a topographic map of an acre of land for residential building design. This requires height measurements to be taken over a grid on the order of every two meters. ...
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Calculate distance to nearest train station

When researching property, I would like to know how far from a train station they are, as the distance could be a deal-breaker. The real estate websites I use only have a basic map, therefore I have ...
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Open source High Definition maps Software Recommendations

I donot seem to find a good open source software that I can use for High definition maps testing that can read raster, vector, sensor data. Is there any potential open source softwares or APIs for HD ...
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Offline Vector Map for Windows Mobile

I’d like to use an offline vector map (not bitmap) with more or less up-to-date map data on my Windows Mobile 6 Professional (Windows CE-based, not related to Windows Phone) device. (These devices ...
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Map of pictures on my computer, by EXIF geolocation

My camera has a GPS sensor, so most of my pictures have a latitude/longitude in their EXIF. I know I took pictures at a particular location, but I don't remember when and I have so many folders and ...
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Android- save my current location with voice command or max 3 clicks

In my spare time I look for the best car and motorcycle routes and share them with the community. I often test routes that look promising on the map, but in reality are terrible. I would like to be ...
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Share your own KML via web/mobile, usable with GPS navigation

I have a big KML file containing a list of places. I can convert it to other formats if needed. I want to put all of these places on a world map, and share the result. Requirements: Free Viewable ...
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Creating polygons over maps and extract the latitude/longitude?

I'm looking for software recommendations in order to do the following: Create a polygon (by clicking with a mouse) over an area on a map Extract an array of latitudes/longitudes from the polygon ...
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Seeking software to allow users to draw spatial polygons

I am looking for a free (or low-cost) GIS-based software that allows users to draw spatial polygons using Google Earth as a background so they can draw a feature that is as precise as possible. A ...
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Recording GPS coordinates in Windows using USB GPS antenna

I'm looking for a Free/Open-Source program for recording GPS coordinates from an external GPS antenna plugged into a laptop via USB and display them on a map in real-time. Must be able to work offline ...
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Bike navigation app with voice instructions

Because Google Maps often lags a lot and sometimes just hangs completely or crashes, I've been trying to get away from it (and over-reliance on Google isn't good anyway). But finding a good ...
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Software for map projection conversion

I have made some rectangle/cylindrical maps of globes and I am looking to find a software that will allow me to convert that rectangle to one of the major map projection types like the Robinson ...
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Take my Google Maps timeline data as input, and output a map showing where I've been + all the paths I've taken

I'm looking for a program or web service that can take my Google Maps timeline data as input, and output a map showing where I've been + all the paths I've taken. Any license, OS or price is fine. E.g....
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API/Service that finds an optimal route for a given list of coordinates and start/end point

There is a source US address/coordinates SOURCE and a bunch of US addresses/coords WAIPOINTS that need to be visited. I want to get a list of WAIPOINTS sorted in a way that it creates a shortest ...
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Field Service Management Solution (FSM) for very individual business requirements

For our customer service department, I'm looking for a field service management solution, which can be individually adapted to our dedicated business processes and requirements (and they are really ...
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create districts of employees by geographic location on map

We are trying to create districts or working areas for our employees so that they have roughly the same amount of employees in each I have all the addresses but i'm looking for something that will ...
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What is a good and free software for visualizing data points on a world map?

I want to visualize user data on a world map. It should have a time slider that controls what data is visualized as a function of time. What are some good and free software options to accomplish this?
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Real-time traffic information in OsmAnd+

I use OsmAnd+ on my Android device(s) and I'm quite happy with it - both maps (OpenStreetMap) and navigation are good enough. One of the main thing I feel is missing though is some sort of real-time ...
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Choosing WebGIS full stack architecture

I need to build a WebGIS service. I work in Linux platforms with open-source software. I have some experience of GIS now (PostGIS, QGIS), but GIS web publishing is new to me, although I have some ...
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Recommendation for real-time weather API that can display radar maps

My company has just installed 36 Samsung Digital Displays in our branches. I've been tasked with building out the content in Samsung's proprietary software MagicInfo - Server Edition. I've got traffic ...
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Route planners with route avoidance features (asked before on other Stack Exchange sites)

Already asked on https://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/141455/route-planners-with-route-avoidance-features but may be here is a most adequate place to make the question. And also on https://...
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Offline marine navigation software

Is there a good and affordable marine navigation software for OS X or Windows that includes charts? Offline usage is a must, as there's no reliable internet connection after leaving coast. Mandatory ...
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Looking for 3rd party vendors that allow monitoring of ArcGIS Pro and AGOL usage by user

I am looking for any recommendations for tools to monitor single and concurrent license use of ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS online. Internet research has turned up one possibility, Open LM and I am wondering ...
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Open-source city cartography tool (GIS software)

I am looking for a software product to run on a PC with either Windows or Linux and that is preferably free or open-source. I need to be able to draw roads, buildings, parks (and other green areas) ...
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Does exists a wordpress plugin that shows products stock by franchise in a map?

I have a client that have multiple franchises distributed throughout the country. It wants to build a map showing where a user can buy a product and also if a specific product exists in stock in each ...
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Library for displaying a territory/servicing area on a map

I manage a website for a client whose area of business covers a section of the Midwest US. I created a "territory map" (not sure if there's a better term for it) as a PNG image several years ...
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Tool to create an interactive fantasy map

I have an image, which is a custom map for a fantasy world, and would like to be able to create a zoomable, interactive map with that image as the base, and the ability to add markers on the map. ...
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Free software for creating maps

I am planning a book, or series of books, on best places to retire. A key portion of this/these book[s] would be maps of the areas I'll be discussing. I want to be able to show an area at any scale, ...
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Convert a huge PNG picture to an interactive, zoomable map?

I generated a 65k x 65k (4 gigapixels) image that is basically a visualisation of the entire IPv4 address space from one perspective: No browser is willing to load an image that big, claiming it ...
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Sygic SDK or HERE SDK for Navigation App

Sygic Maps SDK vs HERE SDK for Mobile Development We are interested in developing a highly functional navigation app for Android and iOS. While looking into SDKs, we came across Sygic and HERE. Both ...
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Alternative to Plotly and Google Maps for Angular app

I need to draw several arrows on a satellite view map in a Angular application I'm developing. We use plotly throughout the app however I have the issue that the traces rendering becomes unacceptably ...
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Is there a software to make old style maps for books?

I'm looking for a software which can help me create similar maps as shown in the picture below. I want to make similar maps for a book. I want to know how maps in this layout/style are created?
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Custom Map making tools (Mapbox vs Scribblemaps or alternatives)

I noticed there is one similar questions to this (I provided an answer based upon what I know already). I am looking for recommendations for web map customization software, specifically comparing ...
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Software for creating custom maps

I would like to build a custom map for a fictional city. I am searching for a software, to build the map with. I know that vectors software can do that, but I am wondering if something more WYSIWYG ...
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What service/software should I use for creating personal maps (for sharing) online?

I am looking for a software/service that would allow me to use a base map (either from Google or OSM), and to append my own layers on top of this. I know of the following options: Google My Maps: ...
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Any free distance APIs out there?

I am looking for an alternative to the Google Maps Distance calculator API. I have seen a number of options, and all seem to require payment. I am not even sure I would be running this API very ...
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Creating a single large bitmap from OpenStreetMap

I need a high resolution image of a map from OpenStreetMap. The resolution has to be much higher than the one of my monitor, so I can't simply take a screenshot. A similar functionality already ...
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Looking for a geospatial mapping package in R

I'm doing some hydrology research and looking for a geospatial mapping package to visualize some of my results. I currently have data at 41 different locations in Wisconsin, locations for which I have ...
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Map of Wikimedia Commons pictures

Context While doing tourism, I use the Wikimedia Commons app to send pictures of monuments to Commons (a repository of free media). Most minor monuments are not on Commons, but the Eiffel Tower has ...
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Mapping/trip planning software

I'm looking for software that would allow me to plan my trips. It should allow me to: add list of points I want to visit and allow: adding notes to the points putting them in folder structure color ...
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Recommended web UI component for geoplotting in browser?

I am looking for a backend-independent UI component which allows drawing and plotting simple maps and some overlay information like dots. It should up-to-date (= work with recent major browsers, ...
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Map program, google earth plugin so

i will display my data on a Map and color specific some countries (own filter, and i will show my own flight data and route data like: https://www.checkfelix.com/explore/VIE-anywhere I found ...
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Is there an API or software that can provide historic traffic data?

I am looking for a API or software that can provide historical traffic data for a given location. I am open to something that doesn't quite meet my needs but the important thing is that it is historic ...
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API for driving directions given two coordinates

I'm looking to simply find driving time (and distance) between two sets of coordinates. I don't know much about openmaps, but was wondering if I can host a server that allows me to quickly get driving ...
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App/Website to make maps

I want to take a map of the earth, and put three overlays on top: ie an overlay of all forests in green, an overlay of all waterfalls in blue, and an overlay of all deserts in yellow. So, in the end, ...
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Seeking software similar to Google Earth Pro?

Are there other software products similar to Google Earth Pro? I am looking for a recommendation that: Can import an image to the software to overlay an exist imagery. Must have historical imagery ...
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Collaboratively annotate an image

I'm looking for a service that would allow me to upload a large map and allow several people to mark certain locations on it. Would be nice if I could categorize the markers and only view certain ...