List of new versions and latest updates of MapTiler Desktop

Version 9.1

Released: 2018-05-21

  • MapTiler Desktop with a new logo and color scheme, see

Version 9.0

  • Color corrections with automatic correction based on the reference image
  • Updated HTML viewers for new OpenLayers 4 and Leaflet 1.0
  • ZYX tiling scheme output in the folder (used mostly by Japanese map providers)
  • RPM/DEB packages for new Linux distribution releases, for example: Debian 9 and Testing, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Fedora 28
  • New custom tile grids for Advanced tiles
    • S-JTSK/Krovak, used in Czechia, Slovakia
    • Yandex maps, used in Russia
    • NZGD2000, used in New Zealand
    • OSGB 1936 (Ordnance Survey) used in the United Kingdom
    • CH1903 used in Switzerland and Liechtenstein
    • Standard global tilegrid with a selected Coordinate system.
  • Multiple MapTiler application can be used to preview different MBTiles
  • Several other small improvements and bug fixes

Version 8.0

Released: 2017-07-05

  • Export tiles in OGC GeoPackage
  • Autoscale 16 or 32 bit integer input bands into 8bit
  • Global projected cutline for more input files [Pro]
  • Pick a color from the source file for transparency
  • QuadKey tiling scheme output in the folder (known from Microsoft Bing maps)
  • Online preview of bounding box for the input file
  • Updated library for coordinate systems and projections (PROJ 4.9.2)
  • Remember Amazon S3 / Google Cloud Storage credentials in GUI

Version 7.2

Released: 2016-10-24

  • New GeoEditor mobile and tablet app
  • Offline tiles on mobile devices via Google Drive instead of Dropbox
  • Corners location for easier indoor / floor maps
  • Geodetic tiles preset under Custom tiles
  • Simple resume mode (continue rendering of stopped process) [Pro]
  • Baidu maps native tiles on the output supported
  • Selectable bands (reorder or ignore bands) and graphically CLI
  • Packages for new version of Linux distributions Fedora and Ubuntu

Version 7.1

Released: 2016-09-06

  • Vector tile upload from MBTiles to S3 / Google Cloud Storage directly from MapTiler or cloudpush command-line utility
  • Preview MBTiles with vector or raster maps with a double-click on your desktop, even offline
  • Help menu contains now online tutorials, manual and link to support channels
  • Prevent deleting of unfinished tilesets (GUI dialog or -keep_unfinished argument) [Pro]
  • Several other small improvements and bug fixes

Version 7.0

Released: 2016-07-05

  • Auto-save of the georeference. When a file is reopened, previous georeference is loaded
  • Visual preview of overlay in the Georeferencer - before tile rendering!
  • Transformations available (scaled, similarity, affine, polynomial, TPS)
  • Map portal for your customers with one click, hosted on Amazon or Google cloud
  • Retina/HighDPI with variable scale on all profiles including raster
  • Background map added to MBTiles preview
  • Icons for easy upload to mobile and cloud hosting
  • Legend, including image, stored in metadata of generated MBTiles maps
  • HTTPS hosting on Amazon S3 and Google Cloud Storage
  • Now unavailable MapQuest maps were replaced with our own base maps

Version 0.6.4

Released: 2016-03-03

  • Merge 2 maps into 1 or update existing maps in MBTiles format [Pro]
  • Open maps in any coordinate system in GIS software thanks to WMTS (via metadata.json and
  • Upload to Amazon S3 / Google Cloud Storage with progress bar
  • Support of transparency in input files with color palette
  • Deep zoom in Google Maps without automatic tilt
  • Improved accuracy of location in GeoPDF
  • Option to ignore alpha channel in input files
  • Newly rendered MBTiles prepared for faster merging
  • Automatic deactivation on virtual machines with system variable
  • Bug fixes and GUI improvements


Released: 2016-01-04

  • Uploading map tiles to new Amazon S3 buckets fixed (cloudpush utility)
  • Correct signature of application on Mac OS X

Version 0.6.3

Released: 2015-12-09

  • Viewers for Hybrid tile format generated
  • Improved Georeferencer: visual assigning of geolocation
  • WebP as new tile format
  • Keyboard shortcuts in GUI
  • Fixed generating KML on Windows
  • Utility nearblack-vrt on command line [Pro]
  • Rewritten CloudPush CLI [Pro]
  • Reset default values buttons in dialogs
  • Compression level settings for Tile Formats (JPEG, PNG)
  • New overviews resampling method: Nearest neighbor [Start]
  • Added -tiling_centered option for Advanced tiles
  • Bug fixes and GUI improvements