Avenza Systems Inc. Released MAPublisher 5.0

Avenza Systems Inc. released MAPublisher 5.0 for Adobe Illustrator, mapmaking software to produce quality maps from GIS data. Significant new functionality includes support for Adobe Illustrator 10, Apple Mac OS X and import of MicroStation Design (DGN) files. MAPublisher 5.0 allows the user to: plot points in decimal degrees or DMS onto any projected plane; convert between DMS and decimal degrees; create GeoTiffs and other geo-referenced raster images; store map projections in already projected files after import; copy and paste map data between layers; and create grids in differing page units. (Avenza Systems, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada)