MapTiler - Map Tile Cutter
Map Overlay Generator for Google Maps and Google Earth
Simple way how to publish your maps...
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MapTiler is graphical application for online map publishing. Your map can create overlay of standard maps like Google Maps, Yahoo Maps, Microsoft VirtualEarth or OpenStreetMap and can be also visualized in 3D form by Google Earth. Only thing you have to do for publishing the map is to upload the automatically generated directory with tiles into your webserver.
Supported files for conversion: TIFF/GeoTIFF,
MrSID, ECW, JPEG2000, Erdas HFA, NOAA BSB, JPEG and
MapTiler is graphical interface for GDAL2Tiles utility, which is part of GDAL.
Map processing evolution from the creators of GDAL2Tiles/MapTiler: MapTiler Cluster
An example to demonstrate it’s power: Rendering of map (51025x73135 pixels) with raster reprojection on a standard computer with 16 cores against GDAL2Tiles:
Learn more about the MapTiler Cluster.
Examples of generated viewers and tiles (click and try):
All those presentations were automatically generated by MapTiler/GDAL2Tiles application. MapTiler generates from your map a directory with tiles, you just have to copy it to your webserver.
More info about included functionality:
Description of Google Maps Projection and Coordinate system |
Google Maps Opacity Control
In case you need to generate tile overlay from vectors/shape files you can also use projects like CASA GMapCreator or Mapnik. Useful can be also GHeat
WMS server can also provide a data for tile overlay for Google Maps/Earth check projects TileCache.org or GeoWebCache.org.
Copyright © 2008 Klokan Petr Přidal
Based on GDAL and GDAL2Tiles utility, which was supported by Google Summer of Code.