[prMac.com] Indianapolis, Indiana – Mapdiva, maker of Ortelius map design software, today announced the availability of its free download of military map symbols for graphic designers and cartographers of any experience to create custom maps for websites, magazines, books and brochures.
The NATO Equipment Map Symbol Collection is made up of 93 different scalable vector graphics, including silhouette icons of artillery, explosive devices, helicopters, equipment, and personal weapons. soldiers, tanks and vehicles. It has NATO equipment, as well as some non-NATO items. This collection of symbols is ideal for military history mapping projects and wargaming maps.
The NATO equipment map symbol collection for Ortelius map illustration software is created with the MilPics pictorial font series developed by Tom Mouat (copyright 1988) MapSymbs and distributed with permission. A registered version of True Type fonts is available at Wargame Downloads.
Symbols are customizable using Ortelius’ Style Inspector and built-in Apple (R) Mac OS (R) color picker. Download the NATO Equipment Map Symbol Collection from the Mapdiva website for import into Ortelius Professional Level Library Manager.
About Ortelius – Mac OS Card Design Software:
Ortelius is a vector map illustration and editing application that focuses on cartography and graphics for publication and presentation. It is used by graphic designers, authors, researchers and educators around the world to create scale drawings, plans and custom maps. Ortelius is designed exclusively for Mac OS X (available for $ 99 USD). A free trial is available on the Mapdiva website.
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. Apple and Mac OS are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
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