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List of new versions and latest updates of MapTiler Engine.

Version 13.2

Released 2024-02-27

  • Command line upload to MapTiler Cloud - Upload tilesets directly to MapTiler Cloud from both the GUI and command line (CLI).
  • Free Online Hosting and Styling in MapTiler Cloud - Use your MapTiler Cloud account to host your tiles and create beautifully styled maps.
  • New Feedback Form - We've made it easier to get in touch with us through product feedback or technical support.
  • Various minor enhancements to improve the overall user experience.

Version 13.1

Released 2023-11-28

  • This release fixes a bug related to the rendering of vector tiles.

Version 13.0

Released 2023-11-22

  • Faster tile rendering - The new algorithm processes your data in less time.
  • New rendering types - Each plan now has a tailored rendering type.
  • Filter the files you process - Easily filter files by filename or attribute such as their coordinate system.
  • Improved responsiveness - Engine will never freeze when opening a large number of files.
  • Effortless updates - One click to install new versions.
  • Enhanced dialog text - It is now possible to copy text from all dialogs.
  • Various minor enhancements to improve the overall user experience.

Version 12.2

Released 2023-08-18

  • Custom preactivated binary - New option for MapTiler Engine distribution.
  • Various enhancements to the user interface.
  • Single-band image scale settings in the desktop app - The desktop app allows to adjust the band scale for single-band images with non-8-bit data types.
  • Custom basemap improvement - Adding a new custom basemap is now more convenient.

Version 12.1

Released 2023-05-11

  • Custom watermark image and text
  • Support for on-premise floating licenses
  • License Server for on-prem floating licenses
  • Estimated remaining time and elapsed time during rendering
  • Other small user experience improvements and bug fixes

Version 12.0

Released 2022-10-24

  • MapTiler Desktop becomes MapTiler Engine, with flexible plans and more affordable prices
  • MapTiler Engine PRO plan available directly from the web
  • Add custom watermarks to your output
  • Optimized PNG tiles are the new default output format
  • Updated sample HTML viewers with MapTiler basemaps generated with your output
  • Pick a color from the input file for transparency
  • Other small user experience improvements

Version 11.3

Released 2021-12-21

  • Change basemap for live input preview or final map
  • Improved vector map inspect mode
  • New Global settings with advanced rendering options - Resampling, Folder Tiling Scheme, Sparse output, Retina scale, Directories, …
  • Improved file-based zooms settings, drag&drop, multiple file edits
  • Other small user experience improvements
  • Fixed AutoUpdate links for PRO binaries

Version 11.2.1

Released 2021-09-21

  • Fixed activation issue with license keys on Linux

Version 11.2

Released 2021-06-17

  • Estimates for output before rendering
  • Generate Google Earth KML, or Garmin-like GPS maps
  • Nice and same visual of finished uploaded map to Cloud (MapTiler, S3, Google, Azure, etc)
  • Drag&Drop for GeoPackage or MBTiles to preview the map directly
  • More customized icons for supported files by MapTiler Desktop on each OS
  • Upload to Amazon S3, Google Cloud Storage, Microsoft Azure [PLUS]
  • Fixed tiling vector geometries outside bounds for Mercator coordinates
  • Fixed visual georeferencer tool for GeoPDF
  • Other small fixes and improvements

Version 11

Released 2021-02-22

  • New User Interface for vector tiles generator
  • Live preview of input raster sources
  • Export in other output coordinates - Geodetic, National, Pixels-raster, Custom
  • Upload to MapTiler Cloud
  • Signed and notarized binary on macOS
  • AppImage container for Linux (DEB / RPM)
  • Better work with multiple files [Pro]
  • Set manual scales for non-8bit images, render Float images [Plus/Pro]
  • New GUI with updated visual design
  • Improved UX for Output Settings - change output tiles format, zoom levels, file-based zooms
  • Changed default tile size for Pixels profile (Raster) to 512 x 512
  • Improved generated GeoPackage for vectors and rasters, supported in MapTiler Cloud
  • Fixed Google Maps in Visual georeferencing tool
  • Fixed generated tiles from vectors covering the whole world (Natural Earth Data)
  • Fixed opening GeoPDF

Version 10.3

Released 2019-11-21

  • GDAL with improved PDF library on Windows / macOS
  • New custom Tiling preset - Netherlands/New RD, EPSG:28992
  • Updated custom Tiling preset S-JTSK for Czechia EPSG:5514
  • Changed arguments for custom Tiling presets [Pro]
  • Fixed issues with licensing library
  • Small improvements in the graphic interface

Version 10.1

Released 2019-05-10

  • MapTiler Cloud integration - upload directly MBTiles from the application after rendering
  • Updated GDAL to 2.4.1 on macOS, Windows
  • Updated OpenLayers to v5.3.0 in generated HTML sample viewers
  • Switch to a darker background for File preview
  • Graphical interface improved for dark system themes
  • Fixed generated HTML viewers for TMS tiling scheme and Raster non-georeferenced images
  • Several other small improvements and bug fixes

Version 10

Released 2018-12-05

  • Vector tiles rendering (in PBF format)
  • Fast upload of tiles to Azure Blob storage, next to Amazon S3 and Google Cloud Storage
  • New Amazon S3 regions with Version4 authorization (US East Ohio, Canada, Asia Pacific, China, EU)
  • Updated PROJ.4 and GDAL library (macOS, Windows)
  • New Linux distribution versions - Ubuntu 18.10, Fedora 29
  • Fixed issues with license activation on Linux and newer Windows
  • Dropped support of Windows XP
  • Several other small improvements and bug fixes

Version 9.1

Released 2018-05-21

  • MapTiler Desktop with a new logo and color scheme, see https://www.maptiler.com/desktop/

Version 9

Released 2018-04-19

  • 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

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

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