[prMac.com] Indianapolis, Indiana – Mapdiva is pleased to announce today the immediate release and availability of Ortelius 1.0.9, the latest update to its map design software for Mac OS X. Mac users can now Easily create personalized tourist and recreation maps with the full set of United States National Park Service (NPS) Recreation Map Symbols included with Ortelius mapping software.
Ortelius is a vector drawing program designed especially for designing and presenting cards. Ortelius offers a creative solution for floor plans, landscape plans, scale drawings and a wide variety of high quality custom map graphics. Ortelius is designed exclusively for Mac OS X.
Ortelius 1.0.9 software comes with 376 free NPS recreation card symbols. Each symbol is unique, and with Ortelius’ advanced styling system, symbols are easily customizable. Drag and drop to recolor symbol graphics and create your own collection of symbols. NPS map symbols are fully scalable vector graphics. Designed for tourism, parks and recreation, they include symbols for accessibility, pedestrians, transportation, fishing, boating, hiking, sightseeing, food, accommodation, recreation winter, water recreation, etc. Symbols are free, in the public domain and fully customizable in the Ortelius software.
In addition to NPS map symbols, Ortelius 1.0.9 comes with over 1700 built-in styles and symbols, including architecture, boundaries, land cover, transport, trees and plants, water, and weather. Users can create any maps they want using Ortelius’ built-in library, as well as create their own symbol collections.
Features of Ortelius Standard Edition:
* Drag and drop interface
* Dozens of fully editable vector map templates
* Automatic junctions and style transitions
* Direct smart labeling
* Drawing and editing WYSIWYG
* Layers and layer groups
* 20 special drawing tools
Learn more about Ortelius cartographic illustration software:
Ortelius software is a dedicated graphics card program for Mac OS X. Ortelius Standard Edition is available for $ 99 (USD). A free trial download is available.
Mapdiva makes mapping easier. Founded in 2008, Mapdiva, LLC offers creative mapping software for Mac OS. Mapdiva, LLC has offices in Indianapolis, IN USA and Armidale, NSW Australia. Ortelius is a registered trademark of Mapdiva, LLC.
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