MapTiler Blog

The beauty of our planet from space

Published Jun 27, 2018

Planet Earth is our cradle and one day will be our grave. All our life we spend here and still know just a small piece...

Customize your map in MapTiler Cloud

Published May 31, 2018

Since the launch, MapTiler Cloud featured seven beautiful base maps for various occasions like background map for presenting own data, car navigation or outdoor activities....

MapTiler: the new mapping platform

Published May 31, 2018

With MapTiler Cloud announced recently, MapTiler Desktop software becomes part of an integrated family of products, where each tool can run independently, but together they...

MapTiler Cloud: map hosting for your apps

Published May 23, 2018

Some time ago, we started a project with the aim to simplify creating and using maps based on open-data and running on open-source software. After...

Google Maps API alternative

Published May 21, 2018

Google Maps API announced a change in their pricing. While it still starts with a free plan (reduced from 775.000 to 28.000 map views a...

Streets: new OpenMapTiles map style

Published May 15, 2018

OpenMapTiles has always encouraged the development of map services by giving an option to build a self-hosted map with open-source tools and by providing free...

OpenMapTiles gives you freedom of SDKs

Published May 09, 2018

The possibility to select your favorite mobile map SDK, JavaScript library for your web and server for raster tiles increase your freedom of choice with...

Color corrections in MapTiler 9

Published May 08, 2018

Let’s say you have a collection of images you want to turn into a zoomable map. This also means you want to give them a...

OpenMapTiles 3.8

Published Apr 30, 2018

The new release of open-source project OpenMapTiles 3.8, which offers world maps based on OpenStreetMap, brings evolutionary steps rather than revolution. However, a significant number...

Maps with Docker

Published Apr 18, 2018

Working with a huge amount of geographic data is not an easy task. We decided to split the job with cluster technology. By using Docker,...

Swiss Society of Cartography and the Prix Carto award

Published Apr 13, 2018

Swiss cartography has a long tradition which was formalized by founding the Swiss Society of Cartography five decades ago. Klokan Technologies, a small company with...

Maps and GDPR: privacy for your visitors

Published Apr 05, 2018

As of 25th May 2018, new EU regulation harmonizing data protection across the member states will come into force. The General Data Protection Regulation, commonly...

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