Simple, versatile, and free course setting software for orienteering. Ocad is a software program for drawing maps of all types. Filter by license to discover only free or open source alternatives. Utilizing free and open source software tools like lastools, openstreetmap, openorienteering mapper and purple pen to produce iofcompliant, vectordrawn original works course setting and events. The course design workshop features both hands on work with. Mapping trails with runkeeper orienteering software.
International conference on orienteering mapping international orienteering federation the conference has become a traditional event where mapmakers, and those with an interest in orienteering maps, from around the world discuss and share information about the latest mapping standards, techniques and developments. You can import, plot and create tracks, routes and waypoints, show osm, bing aerial and other maps, geotag images, see realtime gps position not in windows, make maps using mapnik not in windows, control items, etc. Our software library provides a free download of purple pen 3. Create a usable orienteering map with just one click. Jul 27, 2010 being a niche market, orienteering mapping software such ocad can prove prohibitively pricy for individuals looking to get started in mapping, plus you are restricted to being a windows user. Drawing orienteering maps in ocad ocad software for.
Have descriptions automatically generated and place them onto your map. One of the great advantages of using the ocad software is that it is fairly easy to transform maps from one. Orienteering unlimited uses the ocad map drawing software for the production of most of its maps. For creating and editing interactive and printed maps such as topographic maps, city maps and orienteering maps.
Dxf file export is supported for import into ocad or other programs. Use of database allow for good collaborative mapmaking. It is very easy to use and accepts pdf, ocad, and oom map files. Purple pen is course setting software for orienteering. The search proved fruitful when i discovered inkscape. Unlike other software for sportident, or is designed to be used in entry on the day and colour coded events as well as championship type, class based events. Viking is a free open source program to manage gps data. Course design purple pen is a great orienteering course design software.
Openorienteering is a project developing a collection of tools which help with the creation of orienteering maps and the organization of orienteering events. Many great orienteering maps were developed in ocad6 and it still works well today. Gps orienteering is the app for all of you enjoying orienteering. The orienteering nz mapping committee welcomes any questions regarding new zealand mapping practices or any stage of the mapping process. And free software lets us redistribute copies, even our modified versions, to others. Orienteering is a sport where participants navigate with. Orienteering is a sport where participants navigate with map and compass along a predefined course and try to return to the finish in the shortest amount of time. Openorienteering mapper free download windows software. Condes course planning program and map overprinting software. Northline navigation custom orienteering maps and events.
Alternatives to open orientering mapper for windows, mac, software as a service saas, linux, web and more. An example for a proprietary mapping software sometimes used for orienteering maps is ocad. Use the app gps orienteering or the demo version to georeference the map. International specification for ski orienteering maps isskiom please note that ocd files of skio map symbols 2019 document are absolutely inappropriate for new mapping projects. Trusted windows pc download openorienteering mapper 0. An orienteering map is a map specially prepared for use in orienteering competitions. Utilizing free and open source software tools like lastools, openstreetmap, openorienteering mapper and purple pen to produce iofcompliant, vectordrawn original works course setting and events challenging and fun orienteering events catering to all skill levels, including installation of permanent orienteering courses. I did maps from school map to international world ranking events. Perform calculations to determine the length of each course. Open orienteering mapper open source cartographic software available for android, linux, macos and windows operating systems.
Comes with an easy to use interface and is translated into many different languages. Going down the vector graphics route using free plugins for mainstream drawing tools, such as mapstudio for adobe illustrator, opens up mapping to mac and. This is done by using the integrated gps in the smartphone to decide if you have reached a control point. This is a great piece of software to help clubs find more. Openorienteering mapper is a software for creating maps for the orienteering sport. Create and customize orienteering courses using ocad, openorienteering, pdf, or bitmap maps injpg, gif, png, tiff, or bmp formats. Now however weve learnt of a new option for making orienteering maps, using completely free software, available across mac, windows and. The program is completely free, every programmer can improve it.
Im a very recent convert to mapper, using both windows and linux versions. This document is guide for users to understand different scales and symbol sizes used in skio. May 10, 2020 the app map notes simplifies the work to revise orienteering maps by enabling you to make your revision notes directly in the smartphone. Free software let us change it to make it do what we wish. After being away from orienteering for nearly 25 years. Jul 28, 2010 many great orienteering maps were developed in ocad6 and it still works well today. We are proud to announce the release of openorienteering mapper 0. If you are searching for an orienteering mapper to create or revise orienteering map and have been unable to find a mapper locally, please begin by sending inquiry email to the canadian orienteering mapper. Introduce experienced orienteers to the task of designing appropriate courses for all levels of orienteering.
This series of articles probably isnt for you if you. Inkscape is a crossplatform open source vector graphics editor distributed under a free software licence and can be. Openorienteering mapper free download and software. It is a topographic map with extra details to help the competitor navigate through the competition area. By doing this, we can share our work with the whole orienteering commuity.
Have descriptions automatically generated and place them onto your. Digital mapping has been started since 20 and is a pioneer of this type of mapping in slovakia. The free software easygec is used to do the exercises with the esygo. Ocad the powerful swiss software application for cartography and orienteering. Oomap provides bespoke consultancy services, including data analysis, web development and digital cartography, as well as website hosting and management. Simple gis client is a feature rich microsoft windows based gis software application.
For example, we can easily create trail and facility maps from an orienteering map. List of software for orienteering international orienteering federation. Create a new revision project with this app and select your map file. Orienteering mapping and permanent course installation we specialise in orienteering mapping for schools, parks, outdoor centres and forests. Reviews downloading maps, importing into openorienteering mapper, and drawing symbols for an orienteering map. One of the great advantages of using the ocad software is that it is fairly easy to transform maps from one style to another. Adobe illustrator software that is commercially used for cartography and mapping. The main purpose of the app is that you shall be able practice orienteering in an efficient way without having to set out control points. Last christmas i spent a while searching the internet for free software that could provide a platform for the production of orienteering maps. These maps are much more detailed than generalpurpose topographic maps, and incorporate a standard symbology that is designed to be useful to anyone. The software that weve found most useful and recommend for working with lidar. After being away from orienteering for nearly 25 years, i found the software to be a major timesaver compared with how i remember producing maps in ancient times.
Another one is opensource openorienteering mapper application. Mapper is open sourcefree restraint in scope on mapping for orienteering no restraints inside the scope perfect tool for beginners and coremappers the android version is optimized for field work. Online registration orienteering usas event register is a great solution for preregistration. The course design workshop features both hands on work with maps old school handy for when beginning to think about an event, and instruction on the purple pen software a freely available course design program. Being a niche market, orienteering mapping software such ocad can prove prohibitively pricy for individuals looking to get started in mapping, plus you are restricted to being a windows user. Openorienteering open source orienteering software. The ocad software has been the standard for the last 20. What prompted your development of the oscape extensions. We also design and install permanent orienteering courses for public use. The main purpose of the app is that you shall be able practice orienteering in an efficient way without having to.
Orienteering maine ome is a club designed to promote and organize orienteering events. You can run openorienteering mapper on windows xpvista78 operating systems. International conference on orienteering mapping international orienteering federation the conference has become a traditional event where mapmakers, and those with an interest in orienteering maps. The new version has many new features and several new editions. Considerations for mapping software for orienteering ocad licensing and the free oom. Openorienteering mapper is a free software product listed under the gnu general public license gnu gpl or gpl license which means that it is fully functional for an unlimited time and that you have freedom to run, study, share copy, and modify the software. It fixes issues relating to loading certain openorienteering mapper files. After posting orienteering maps made from openstreetmap data on his doma archive, people asked kastensson how it was done. Simple gis client is great for producing and publishing professional looking maps. He therefore came up with a stepbystep instruction which is posted below. Openorienteering mapper is an orienteering mapmaking program and.
The junior mappers guide recommends free software and free data sources for the beginning map maker. The software is extremely easy to use, and to adapt for special requirements. This list contains a total of apps similar to open orientering mapper. After being away from orienteering for nearly 25 years, i found the software to be a major timesaver. The bike share map collects and maps data from docking stations around the world in real time. Open orientering mapper alternatives and similar software. Or orienteering in ireland official website of the.
Pdf and raster image export for getting the map into course setting programs. The app map notes simplifies the work to revise orienteering maps by enabling you to make your revision notes directly in the smartphone. This official release includes bug fixes and updates. To create an orienteering map, you use ocad to trace the features on the background map. Successfully used in the cartography, city and surveying offices, universities and orienteering clubs. Another one is opensource openorienteering mapper application, created by community as free alternative to ocad. This work is very entertaining for me and is also my hobby.
Simple gis mapping software easy, affordable mapping software. View the course and the control descriptions at the same time, and simply click on the control descriptions to set the correct description for each control. This is a great piece of software to help clubs find more course designers. Easy to use gis mapping software for creating professional looking maps. The program works on android, windows, macos and linux. Openorienteering mapper is an orienteering mapmaking program and provides a free alternative to the existing proprietary solution.
Orienteering mapping with lidar, smartphones and free tools. British orienteering public liability insurance cover applies to the mapping activities of all mappers, provided they are a member of british orienteering and earn less than. May be used together with purple pen to make maps for orienteering events with completely free. Openorienteering mapper is an orienteering mapping program as an alternative to the existing proprietary solution. He therefore came up with a stepbystep instruction which is posted. Design your courses visually directly on any ocad map, openorienteering map, or pdf map. Ocad popular cartographic software, developed by hans stienegger, for producing orienteering and other kinds of maps. Ocad orienteering and ocad mapping solution are available as 64bit version and 32bit version. Create a georeferenced trail map in open orienteering mapper using runkeeper to collect path data. The latest release of ocad is available from the ocad website.
Due to the regular and free updates of the subscription model, you will immediately benefit from ocads. Mapper openorienteering open source orienteering software. Openorienteering mapper is a free software product listed under the gnu general public license gnu gpl or gpl license which means that it is fully functional for an unlimited time and that. Quikgrid this is a free windows program that can quickly turn millions of x,y,z points into a grid and contour plot. Some of oomaps recent publicfacing projects include.443 128 742 652 865 707 258 1054 839 163 955 1077 1345 1068 129 1509 178 196 999 1138 1268 75 339 1471 1266 77 506 475 437 91 186 1040 786 169 1488 247 495 44 399