Links to Related Applications and Tools

Links to commercial and open source applications and tools designed to work MapGuide Open Source.

MapGuide Maestro is a free application that can ease the management of spatial data in MapGuide Open Source. It is an open source GUI tool and client.

Note that MapGuide Maestro used to be hosted at Google code and called MapStudio Open Source. It is now a part of the MapGuide Open Source project.

OpenLayers makes it easy to put a dynamic map in any web page. It can display map tiles and markers loaded from any source. OpenLayers has been developed to further the use of geographic information of all kinds

MapGuide is a supported layer type in OpenLayers

mg-desktop is a desktop implementation of the MapGuide Platform API, it contains:

  1. A desktop-based implementation of the MapGuide API without requiring any dependencies on the MapGuide Server or Web Tier, including all the necessary components and services for building desktop-based geospatial applications such as feature data access and map rendering/stylization
  2. A WinForms-based map viewer component that can be embedded in your own .net applications

GeoREST is a web-centric framework for distributing geospatial data. It allows RESTful feature-based access to spatial data sources, including full editing capabilities, through a MapGuide server or directly via FDO.

Microsoft Windows based application for loading and connecting to data sources, and defining layer, map, and web layout resources.

Autodesk MapGuide Studio 2009

Autodesk MapGuide Studio 2009 is designed to work with MapGuide Open Source 2.0.x has new features to allow you to work with Fusion.

Autodesk MapGuide Studio 2008

Note: The released Autodesk MapGuide Studio 2008 will disallow connecting to the MapGuide Open Source 2.0 server with a "The Studio version is incompatible with the site version" error dialog. To resolve this issue do the following:

  1. Download the new Autodesk.MapGuide.Studio.Site.dll from here (md5: 57bdb0d76a0510db0cef4e6bd7047d95).
  2. Unzip the file to the Studio install location.

Once the patch is installed, Autodesk MapGuide Studio 2008 will be able to communicate with both 1.x (Autodesk MapGuide Enterprise or MapGuide Open Source) and 2.x sites.

Autodesk MapGuide Studio 2007

Note: The released Autodesk MapGuide Studio 2007 will disallow connecting to the MapGuide Open Source 1.1 server with a "The Studio version is incompatible with the site version" error dialog. To resolve this issue use one of the following methods:

If you have a licensed version of Autodesk MapGuide Studio 2007 download and install the patch (md5: cde783d5207ec22d11fcc185825fde72). The patch will work on both the released and SP1 versions of Autodesk MapGuide Studio 2007. (If you overwrote the Autodesk.MapGuide.Studio.Site.dll file for RC1 and need to get the original file back, it is available here md5: 92839a0fc3b87541f23adaf4d836f2ed.)

If you have an evaluation version of Autodesk MapGuide Studio, you will need to do the following:

  1. Download the new Autodesk.MapGuide.Studio.Site.dll from here (md5: 58aa5c890ad91e7df34801e54abf25d8).
  2. Unzip the file to the Studio install location.

Once the patch is installed, Autodesk MapGuide Studio 2007 will be able to communicate with both 1.0 (Autodesk MapGuide Enterprise or MapGuide Open Source) and 1.1 servers.

MapGuide Open Source LiveCD

Autodesk and Camptocamp have created this LiveCD to ease your first steps with MapGuide Open Source. When you boot your computer with this CD you get a working MapGuide Open Source server, complete with the MapGuide Maestro authoring tool, code samples, and demo datasets.

Vector based viewer that can be used as a client or for printing and plotting maps.