DeLorme Debuts XMap®5.0 Professional Mapping and GIS Database Management Software, With Extensive New Enterprise-Level Tools
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DeLorme Debuts XMap®5.0 Professional Mapping and GIS Database Management Software, With Extensive New Enterprise-Level Tools

YARMOUTH, Maine, October 31, 2006—DeLorme today introduced its new XMap 5.0 GIS Enterprise suite of products, further solidifying the company’s position as a leading source for high-end GIS applications at exceptionally affordable prices.

The XMap 5.0 GIS Enterprise suite includes a wide range of advanced mapping, routing, navigation, GPS, and GIS file management features. A three-tiered solution, it delivers the appropriate measure of capabilities to users at different operational levels—GIS administrators, field technicians, and now, for the first time, top echelon enterprise GIS managers as well.

As with previous releases, XMap 5.0 GIS supports the most common GIS data formats, including AutoCAD (.dxf, .dwg), ESRI (.eoo, .shp, .prj), .gml, .gpx, MapInfo (.mif, .tab), MrSid files, and GeoTIFF .tfw.

At its various levels, XMap 5.0 GIS offers a variety of indispensable features including geospatial querying, buffering tools, bulk geo-data import, coordinate geometry support, and command line bulk import tools for advanced GIS users.

All XMap 5.0 GIS solutions include DeLorme’s core mapping and GPS features. The three levels include:
  1. XMAP 5.0 GIS ENTERPRISE (new): Advanced GIS database management designed to meet the needs of enterprise GIS administrators; $1,499.95 per seat:
    • Easily deploy your GIS data to the field – now with ArcSDE support and check out/in database controls
    • Create raster layers using multi-point image registration
    • Apply database integrity tools – check out/in, field redlining, and database synchronization
    • Includes all of the XMap 5.0 GIS Editor features (see below)
  2. XMAP 5.0 GIS EDITOR (upgrade from XMap/GIS Editor): Full-featured for administrative users, easy enough to use for entry level. Ideal as a stand-alone GIS, or as a cost-efficient supplement to existing GIS infrastructures; $749.95 per seat:
    • Import or create vector GIS layers with easy–to-use CAD, attribution, COGO, and topological editing tools
    • Build buffer zones and perform geo-spatial query analysis of critical GIS data
    • Share your data through advanced print, file exporting, and Web publishing tools
    • Includes all of the XMap 5.0 Professional features (see below)
  3. XMAP 5.0 PROFESSIONAL (upgrade from XMap 4.5): Advanced GIS viewer for mobile professionals and field crews; $199.95 per seat:
    • Import your data with the new bulk geodata import (includes command line support)
    • View GIS data layers enabled through XMap 5.0 GIS Editor and Enterprise administrators
    • Redline field data corrections using easy-to-use draw tools enabled through XMap 5.0 GIS Enterprise
    • Easily navigate to your destination with voice-guided GPS routing
Detailed base map and aerial imagery datasets are available separately from DeLorme including updated versions of USA/Canadian Street level Data, USA Topographic Data and Phone Data 2007.

With its affordability, versatility, and interoperability, XMap continues to grow in popularity across a spectrum of GIS user markets, including:
To learn more, request a risk-free trial, or upgrade immediately, call DeLorme Professional Sales at 800-293-2389 or visit


Located in Yarmouth, Maine, DeLorme has a 30-year tradition of cartographic excellence, with a product offering that includes GIS applications, GPS solutions, data, consumer mapping software, and paper maps and atlases. DeLorme digital products are rooted in the XMap development platform, which is scalable for future growth and endorsed by millions of dedicated digital mapping software users worldwide. The DeLorme business model transforms innovative technologies into affordable and easy-to-use navigation and mapping products.

Geoffrey Ives
207-846-7000, ext. 2329
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