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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.

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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
Butler 051039 apr 60 58 detghvfa
1939 20 minutes ago 10 control points
China soil map   fao
1990 28 minutes ago 6 control points
Butler 082938 apr 5 63 rxktjdoq
1938 about 1 hour ago 12 control points
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Recent Mosaics

Mosaic Title Year Last Updated Number of Maps Percentage Complete
Wyafntkfttgfbnazsydqkak kifcelnx Land Book of the Borough of Manhattan, City of New York. Desk and Library ed. 1930
Compiled by Julian Boilen. Download KML
2 days ago 198 maps 94%
(186 maps)
Missing Flood in South East Iran
Compiled by Sosha.
2020 8 days ago 0 maps 0%
(0 maps)
1891 ma mrsid west   david rumsey 1891 MA Walker Atlas - David Rumsey
Mosiac of East and West portions Compiled by Mapjunction. Download KML
1891 11 days ago 4 maps 100%
(4 maps)
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