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Importing Shapefiles into Mappt

There are several options for importing Shapefiles into Mappt.  This post will cover the two most common ways: importing from your tablet’s local filesystem and importing from Google Drive. We will also briefly touch on the Coordinate Systems supported by Mappt. Importing from Local Filesystem Mappt supports both internal and external (e.g. flash card) storage options, which can provide a convenient […]

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Mappt v2.1 Now Available

Version 2.1 has finally found it’s way to the Google Play store!  This version contains range of improvements and bug fixes. As always, you can download the latest version of Mappt from the Google Play store:   We’ve been busy!  Read on to find out what we done did. Marker Icons Can Now Be Customised You can now […]

Using Mappt to Collect Data in the Field, Part 3 of 3

This is the final installment in our 3-part series, which has been offering a simple user story that could form a workflow basis to be adopted by new or existing Mappt users. If you haven’t read them, take a look at part 1, “Preparation,” here and part 2, “In the Field,” here.  Part 1 dealt with preparing your tablets and datasets, […]

Using Mappt to Collect Data in the Field, Part 2 of 3

This is part 2 in a 3-part series that offers a simple User Story that could form the basis of a workflow to be adopted by new or existing Mappt users. If you haven’t already, we suggest reading part 1, “Preparation” here, which discussed preparing your tablets and datasets for work in the field. In the Field […]

Using Mappt to Collect Data in the Field, Part 1 of 3

In the Mappt cave we are always interested in the workflows and procedures our customers employ when using Mappt in the field. We find that most of these workflows consist of the same base necessities, regardless of the industry-specific nature of the work. Over the next couple of posts, we will outline a simple 3-phase User Story that could form […]

Giving Your Shapefile Features Friendlier Titles

If you load a Shapefile into Mappt that has a “Name”, “Title”, “Label” or “ID” attribute, Mappt will take a best guess at using one of those as each feature’s title in the layer list. This allows you to assign meaningful titles to your features, rather than the standard Polygon 0, Polygon 1, etc. As an example, let’s […]

Mappt v2.0.0.9 Now Available

Version 2.0.0.9 has been released!  This version contains a few bug fixes and improvements and brings with a it new licensing model. You can download the latest version of Mappt from the Google Play store: Read on to find out more about this version! Features Now Display Their Styling The layer list now shows the styling […]

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Our Sony Xperia Z2 Tablets

Our first batch of the new SONY Xperia Z2 Tablets have arrived! These brilliant tablets were ordered for our friends at Raindance, who will be pairing up the Z2 with Mappt to help them plan and deploy their aerial incendiary devices. Stay tuned as we’ll be taking a closer look at how Raindance is incorporating Mappt into their pipeline […]

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Mappt and YES Network Join Forces

Mappt is pleased to announce that we have joined forces with YES Network members to innovate how geomapping information (geodata) can be better used and managed while in the field. YES Network is an international association of early-career geoscientists. Most are primarily under the age of 35, and are from universities, geoscience organizations and companies […]