Global Mapper is more than just a utility; it has built in functionality for distance and area calculations, raster blending, feathering, spectral analysis and contrast adjustment, elevation querying, line of sight calculations, cut-and-fill volume calculations, as well as advanced capabilities like image rectification, contour generation from surface data, view shed analysis (including Fresnel) from surface data, and triangulation and gridding of 3D point data. Repetitive tasks can be accomplished using the built in scripting language or comprehensive batch conversion functionality.
Create Better Maps with Global Mapper
Experience the power of professional mapping
easy to use viewer/editor capable of displaying the most popular raster, elevation and vector datasets (now including GeoPDF®!)
convert, edit, mosaic, reproject, print, track GPS
utilize GIS functionality on your datasets
unsurpassed technical support with no extra support fees!
Global Mapper also includes the ability to directly access multiple online sources of imagery, topographic maps, and gridded terrain data. This includes access to worldwide high resolution color imagery from DigitalGlobe (watermarked access for free), detailed street maps from OpenStreetMap.org, and access to the entire TerraServer-USA/MSRMaps.com database of USGS satellite imagery and topographic maps free-of-charge. Global Mapper also has the ability to easily access WMS data sources, including built-in access to elevation data and color imagery for the entire world, and to view elevation and vector data in true 3D with any loaded data draped on top of it!