PRODUCT FEATURES AND SPECIFICATIONS Editor Viewer
Licensing: Per user. + Free license
 
Operating Systems:
Windows (XP, Vista, 7, 8, Windows 10 and Server 2003, 2008, 2012 & 2016). System requirements same as for the Windows operating system.
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Platform    
32-bit (runs also on 64-bit versions of Windows) + +
64-bit + +
     
Viewing:    
Zooming in/out, panning on the map + +
Multiple vector file formats (layer types) in the same project + +
Legend control (panel) to organize layers and layer priority + +
Extended Legend for hierarchical layers, layer grouping, sub-projects + +
MiniMap window with World or continent map tab options + +
Visual layer property control for all aspects of the map appearance (colors, styles, polygon fills, outlines, symbols, labels, transparency, etc.) + +
Create or edit TatukGIS project files + +
Open ArcView 3, ArcExplorer, MapInfo Professional project files; open projects exported from ArcGIS/ArcMap 9/10 using free Arc2TatukGIS extension + +
Scale bar + +
Custom render map geometry, styles, labels, symbols, etc. based on scale + +
Manipulate pixel layers (brightness, transparency, histograms, etc.) + +
Thematic mapping based on attribute values, colored-gradient value themes, color render grid layers + +
CGM and TrueType symbols for points and lines; CGM, TrueType, and WMF symbols for fills + +
Advanced attribute data presentation table with filtering and SQL Query Builder + +
Spatial querying/selection (by point, line, circle, rectangle, polygon, buffer, custom clipboard layer, SQL query) based on the DE-9IM model (Dimensionally Extended 9 Intersection Model). + +
Topological operations, e.g., buffers, intersections, unions, etc. + +
Advanced labeling (Dynamic label placement, overlap avoidance, multi-field, formatted) + +
HTML style rendering of labels +
Pie and bar charts + +
Map hints to automatically display information about any feature under the cursor + +
URL Hotlink feature to link map shapes via a URL to any web site, document, or mailto + +
Multiple hotlinks to a single shape + +
OpenGIS WMS/WFS/WMTS layers (such as MapQuest OpenStreetMaps) from the web + +
ECWP map layer from a remote server + +
R-tree spatial indexing for best performance with very large vector files + +
Measurement tools for distance, area, and perimeter + +
View data collected with a GPS device as a GPX layer + +
PDF file generation for high resolution local printing of any map view + +
Standard printing from the HTML image with limited resolution + +
Template based printing with ability to add new print layouts +  
16 language options for program user interface + +
Antialiased output for enhanced map rendering quality + +
Unicode support (for all foreign language characters) + +
     
3D Viewing    
3D vectors +  
3D vector adjustment (False or Scale setting for Z & M values) +  
3D objects texturing +  
MultiPatch 3D Geometry Type +  
Digital Terrain Model (DTM) presentation +  
Draping vector/raster layers over DTM +  
Flood simulation +  
Light & shadow control +  
Camera/Scene control (zooming, rotation) +  
Volumetric line and points rendering +  
     
Coordinate Systems:    
4,800 pre-defined geographic & projected coordinate systems (including all U.S. State Planes) + +
Custom (user-defined) coordinate systems using 150+ projections & 900+ datums + +
EPSG codes and OpenGIS WKT definitions + +
Layer coordinate system recognition (with PRJ file support) + +
Reprojection vector/raster layers, on-the-fly + +
Rotation vector/raster layers, on-the-fly + +
Projection across International Data Line + +
Layer export to new coordinate system (with PRJ file) +  
Live GPS on projected map, with automatic map rotation +  
 
Layer rectification:    
Rectify & georeference vector/image layers to a coordinate system +  
Rectified output generated on-the-fly and instantaneously visible +  
1st, 2nd, and 3rd order polynomial transformation methods based on GCP points +  
Reference layer support with second map window +  
Rectification process can be driven with scripts +  
 
Editing:    
Edit/create/export layer or map view to image file (TIFF/GeoTIFF, JPEG, PNG, BMP, PixelStore) with PRJ file, World File, and TAB reference file generation +  
Mosaic multiple aerial images into one image file +  
Edit/create/export vector layer geometry and attributes and save to supported formats, with PRJ file generation +  
Translate layers between supported file types +  
Merge vector layers into one layer +  
User-defined layers to read/write data from almost any source +  
Export layer geometry based on extent, spatial selection or buffer, attribute query, shape type +  
Export/import attribute data to/from spread sheet, database, or text file based on spatial or attribute query +  
Create/edit/export points data in GPX format to/from GPS device +  
Real-time GPS device & emulator connectivity using NMEA standard +  
Special shape drawing tools: rectangle, rotated rectangle, quadrilateral, circle, right angle, freehand drawing +  
Create/update vector shapes by importing x,y coordinates from text file, spreadsheet, or WKT representation +  
Import x,y points data from CSV file as a vector points layer, with attributes +  
Edit vector geometry using COGO distance/bearing measurements +  
Unions and splitting polygon, line, and multi-point shapes +  
Contour line generation (& saving) from grid layer (using Contour script) +  
Topology builder/corrector to systematically clear geometry errors from vector map layers, e.g. overlapping polygons, holes between polygons, missed line intersections, dangling nodes +  
Edit 3D shapes (Z and M coordinate values) +  
 
Database Support:    
MSSQL Server, Oracle, DB2, Informix, PostgreSQL, Interbase, Firebird, MySQL, Sybase, Advantage, SAP DB, SQLite, MSJET/MDB (x32 only) +  
Vector layer storage in database +  
Raster layer storage in database +  
Joining vector map layer to database (ADO/ODBX/dbExpress) +  
SQL database layer Connection Wizard +  
 
Programming Support:    
Fully scriptable (Pascal & Basic) IDE (exposing the TatukGIS Developer Kernel object API) to modify or extend default functionality, including full menu redesign, custom dialog boxes, specialized features, custom routines, command line interface... for custom end-user applications. +  
Load and run deployed scripts +  
No third-party development environment required +  
Dozens of tutorial Pascal & Basic source code scripts included, some providing useful custom functionality, such as: GPS interface, shape rotation, contour line generation, batch x,y point coordinates converstion between coordinate systems, database querying, map tiles generator for Google Maps and Bing Maps, Bing Maps/Google Maps/Google Earth integration, "cruise points" grid generator, extent based OpenStreetMaps.com downloader...
 
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Supported Vector File Types Editor Viewer
read write read write
CSV (Comma separated values text file) + + +  
DGN (Microstation) +   +  
DLG (Digital Line Graphs) + + +  
DWG (AutoCad) +   +  
DXF – ASCII (AutoCad export format) + + +  
DXF – BINARY (AutoCad export format) + + +  
E00 - ASCII (ESRI ArcInfo export format) +   +  
E00 – Binary (ERSI ArcInfo export format) +   +  
FME +      
GDF 3.0 +   +  
GDAL/OGR +      
GML (OpenGIS Geography Markup Language) + + +  
GPX (GPS Exchange format) + + +  
GSHHS (Global Self-consistent Hierarchical High-resolution Shorelines) +   +  
JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) + + +  
KML (OpenGIS/Google Earth Keyhole Markup Language) + + +  
LandXML +   +  
Lidar XYZ +   +  
MID/MIF (MapInfo import format) + + +  
OSM (OpenStreetMap) +   +  
S-57 (Marine charting format) +   +  
SDTS (TVP - Topological Vector Profile) + + +  
SHP (ESRI ArcView Shape format) + + +  
TAB/MAP (MapInfo format) + + +  
TIGER 2000 (line) +   +  
UDF (User Defined Format) + +    
VPF 3.0 (Vector Product Format) +   +  
WFS (OpenGIS Web Feature Service) +   +  

SQL/Spatial Database Vector Layer Formats:
ESRI ArcSDE (spatial) +  +  +  
ESRI Personal Geodatabase + + +  
ESRI File Geodatabase +   +  
Geomedia Access Warehouse + + +  
Geomedia Oracle Object Model + + +  
Geomedia SQL Server Warehouse + + +  
Geomedia SQL Server Spatial + + +  
IBM DB2 Spatial Extender + + +  
IBM Informix Spatial DataBlade + + +  
MapInfo SpatialWare + + +  
Microsoft SQL Spatial Server (Katmai) + + +  
OpenGIS SQL Layer (BLOB) + + +  
OpenGIS SQL Layer (Normalized) + + +  
Oracle Spatial/Locator + + +  
Oracle Spatial Point Cloud and TIN + + +  
PostGIS (OpenGIS spatial) + + +  
Sybase SQL Anywhere Spatial + + +  
TatukGIS SQL Layer (native) + + +  
 
 
Supported Raster File Types Editor Viewer
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ADF (ESRI ArcInfo Integer Grid) +   +  
BIL/SPOT +   +  
BMP + + +  
BT (Binary Terrain Grid) +   +  
CADRG (Compressed ARC Digitized Raster Graphics) +   +  
DT0 (Digital Terrain Elevation Data level 0) +   +  
DT1 (Digital Terrain Elevation Data level 1) +   +  
DT2 (Digital Terrain Elevation Data level 2) +   +  
ECW (file based) +   +  
ECWP (server based) +   +  
FLT (ESRI ArcInfo Float Binary Grid) + + +  
GIF (Graphics Interchange Format) +   +  
GRD (ERSI ASCII GRID) + + +  
GRD (Surfer ASCII Grid - DSAA) +   +  
GRD (Surfer Binary grid) +   +  
IMG (ERDAS IMAGINE) +   +  
JPEG + + +  
JPEG2000 +   +  
MrSID (Multiresolution seamless image database) +   +  
PNG + + +  
SDTS-RPE (Raster Profile & Extensions) +   +  
SRTM HGT (grid) +   +  
TIFF/GeoTIFF (packbits, group4, etc. compression) +   +  
TIFF/GeoTIFF (uncompressed, LZW) + + +  
UDF (User Defined Format) + +    
WMS (OpenGIS Web Map Service) +   +  
WMTS (OpenGIS Web Map Tile Service) +   +  

SQL Database Raster Layer Formats:
ERSI ArcSDE Raster +   +  
Oracle GeoRaster +   +  
TTKLS - TatukGIS PixelStore (Image) + + +  
TTKLS - TatukGIS PixelStore (Grid) + +  +   
         
 
Project Files Editor Viewer
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ESRI ArcExplorer +   +  
ESRI ArcGIS/ArcMap 9 & 10 (exported with free Arc2TatukGIS) +   +  
ESRI ArcView 3 +   +  
MapInfo Professional +   +  
QGIS +   +  
TTKGP - TatukGIS + + + +
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