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For most use cases, the Standard tiles are optimal. If you need to Render tiles for Google Earth or Garmin devices, or create zoomable images without any geographical location, choose other options

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Drag & Drop the source image inside, or click on Open File

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Every image needs to define a coordinate system. For most cases, use the suggested one. You can also choose specific coordinate sytem

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If the image contains geographical location, it is picked up automatically. Otherwise you can assign location visually, define the bounding box or load it from external file. This tutorial shows the Assign location visually option

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Find at least three of the same places on both maps. Be as precise as possible — use intersections, churches, bridges or other landmarks. When you are finished, just click save.

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In the right bottom corner is a preview of the Georeference. You can always change it by clicking on the Change button, same as the coordinate system. If you are satisfied with the result, click on Continue

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Choose either Folder of MBTiles

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Wait, until your map is rendered

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In case you rendered into MBTiles, you can view result, or upload your map directly to Amazon S3 or Google Cloud Storage

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In case you rendered into Folders, you can View the map directly within MapTiler

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Check your result. If you are satisfied, you can upload your map to the hosting. Use own server alone or with Tileserver or free hostings such as Google Drive or Dropbox.

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