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Space update: Freed up some space. Some maps might need to be re-warped - Tim Okay


Find maps and other imagery, upload, and rectify against a real map.

You can then download and use the rectified map in your mapping applications.

Just sign up and you can start uploading and get warping!

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What is it?

It's a free to use, open source map warper / map georectifier, and image georeferencer tool for individuals and small groups. Developed, hosted and maintained by Tim Waters. If you like this project, please consider donating to keep the project going.

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Internationalization (i18n) and Translations for Mapwarper. (English, Dutch, Japanese)
Many thanks to Ellen Gehring of Erfgoed Leiden en Omstreken for the Dutch translations. Ellen with the ELO wanted their own warper and because of this, support for locales, internationalisation and... read more

New shortcuts and add layer features in has been updated with several months of the latest code. Some of these features are directed towards the rectify map interface with the addition of keyboard shortcuts and the... read more

What’s coming to – new stuff! is getting an upgrade of code early this first week in April. New things: Keyboard shortcuts New JSON-API and docs Map caching for faster maps Bigger map windows Upgraded... read more

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Last Rectified Maps

Map Title Year Last Updated Status
Oldcastle 1917
2019 about 3 hours ago 1 control point
Berlin 1961
2019 about 14 hours ago 5 control points
Boston 117 119
1875 about 15 hours ago Unrectified
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Recent Mosaics

Mosaic Title Year Last Updated Number of Maps Percentage Complete
Getpreviewfile Hong Kong 60s
Collection of latest out-of-copyright topographic maps in Hong Kong Compiled by Download KML
1968 1 day ago 62 maps 100%
(62 maps)
Arlington 101 1875 Beers Middlesex
Compiled by Mapjunction. Download KML
1875 1 day ago 6 maps 100%
(6 maps)
3 sw 18d 201905 HKG
Compiled by Download KML
8 days ago 11 maps 100%
(11 maps)
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