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Overview

GMapCatcher is an offline maps viewer. It can display maps from many providers such as:

CloudMade, OpenStreetMap, Yahoo Maps, Bing Maps, Nokia Maps, SkyVector, Google Map.

It displays them using a custom GUI. User can view the maps while offline.

GMapCatcher is written in Python 2.7 & PyGTK, can run on Linux, Windows and Mac OSX.

https://raw.githubusercontent.com/heldersepu/gmapcatcher/wiki/snapshot.gif

You can find a list of improvements and latest features in the Changelog

Download

https://github.com/heldersepu/GMapCatcher/releases

or

$ git clone https://github.com/heldersepu/gmapcatcher

Usage

See the User Guide for more details.

maps.py is a gui program used to browse google map. With the offline toggle button unchecked, it can download google map tiles automatically. Once the file downloaded, it will reside on user's hard disk and needn't to be downloaded again any more, there is an optional "Force update" if the tile is older than 24 hours, it will be re-downloaded.

download.py is a downloader tool that can be used to download map tiles without gui. maps can use files it downloaded without configuration.

Below is an example using download.py:

$ download.py --location="Paris, France" --max-zoom=16 --min-zoom=0 --latrange=2.0 --lngrange=2.0

Files

Linux:

$HOME/.GMapCatcher/*

Windows:

%UserProfile%/.GMapCatcher/*

Dependencies

Windows users are highly recommended to download the latest Windows installer. This installer contains all required packages, works well on XP, Vista, Win 7, 8 & 10 . For a complete list of tested OS, see wiki Tested Operating Systems.

If you choose to run directly from sources you must have all dependencies, see wiki: https://github.com/heldersepu/GMapCatcher/blob/wiki/devEnv.md

Donate

This project is free and will always be.

If you like it, please support it by making a donation!

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