Blue Marble Geographics recently announced the release of their new Geographic Map File Translator Version 3.0. After a successful beta period, the full major update to their vector map file translation software is now available for purchase and download. Blue Marble, known for their coordinate conversion technology, is also the creator of industry leading map display, image reprojection, georeferencing, GPS tracking, and Internet mapping technology. Their technology is used worldwide by thousands of GIS analysts at software companies, universities, oil and gas companies, civil engineering, surveying, technology, enterprise GIS groups, and military organizations.
The Translator has the latest support for ESRI Shape, MapInfo Tab and MIF, AutoDesk DWG and DXF up to and including 2006, Bentley DGN, and read of ESRI e00 format. The Translator also supports all of the latest updates included in the newest GeoCalc libraries featuring Well Known Text support, .PRJ file support, full EPSG database support, and creation of custom coordinate systems. If a map file has a custom coordinate system with it, the Translator can handle it. The coordinate system data source is also organized into a new geography-based order that makes it easier to work with for novice users. Blue Marble Geographics of Gardiner, Maine is a developer and provider of geographic software products that provide sensible solutions for users and developers of geographic data.