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Comparison of online map services

It’s not easy to choose the right online map service from the wide sortiment available. Either you’re interested in routing for private purposes or in finding a base map for your fleet management operations, you might easily find yourself lost…

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Introducing a simple map editor tool

When you want to add only a few details to a POI or address, you don’t need to open the IdEditor any more, as MAPCAT offers you a new simple solution. You will only need your OSM account at hand.…

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MAPCAT – the alternative to Mapzen

As you already know, Mapzen ceased its operation as of 1st of February, 2018.  All respect to their team that did a great job for the benefits of the whole OpenSource community. However, their users are probably facing a hard…

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Terra Nullius – blank spots on the world map

Have you ever dreamt of being a ruler of your own territory? Our history contains lots of conquests, but the Earth is so huge. So does it surprise you if I say that we missed some “spots”? There are unoccupied…

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Points of interest

POI management on MAPCAT

Many of you have made comments about missing POI types, etc. on MAPCAT, therefore we’d  like to draw your attention on how we handle POIs on our site. POI visualization As our portal uses exclusively the OpenStreetMap database, we take every…

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Feedback summary

Launch week review

Woooow, what a week! While many of you are enjoying the summer holidays, we have never been as busy as last week. But finally, we have launched our world map portal in beta!!! 🙂 🙂 🙂 Thanks for the early…

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MAPCAT beta is available

Feedback on MAPCAT Beta

The moment we all have been waiting for has arrived, and we have published our test site on maps.mapcat.com !!!!!   With this site, we offer you an exclusive opportunity to have a sneak-view to test our new, OpenStreetMap-based worldwide map portal…

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MAPCAT company

About us – who’s behind MAPCAT?

We are a small team of highly dedicated GIS professionals. Offices: 2 in Hungary (Budapest, Veszprém) Employees: 20 and growing GIS experience: 150 years altogether Age diversity: all between 24 and 57 Gender balance: 25% women and growing Navigation gadgets: 3.6…

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MAPCATs are good at hunting

MAPCATs are good at hunting

There’s no prey that could hide from them, not even on the map. Save time for yourself and use our advanced search function, that will help you find instanty the place you’re looking for.  With mapcat.com you will be able to use…

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