Map Express is a free-to-use desktop GIS from the Cadcorp product suite. It reads more than 160 different spatial GIS, CAD, web and database formats such as ESRI Shape, MapInfo TAB, OGC GML/ WMS/ WMTS/ WFS, AutoCAD DXF/ DWG, PostGIS, Oracle or MS SQL Server and thus allows to combine several different sources.

Map Express offers the following functionality:

  • Spatial querying
  • Attribute querying
  • Tabular visualisation
  • 3D visualisation
  • Map publishing in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)
  • Map printing

The OGC-compliant stand-alone desktop GIS is built on the common Cadcorp SIS product suite core code. If you need more advanced functionality, you can review the products

  • Map Manager - a versatile and powerful base GIS
  • Map Editor - designed to meet the demanding requirements of the experienced GIS professional
  • Map Modeller - the most functionally rich desktop GIS in the Cadcorp SIS product family

For a web-based and mobile GIS solution see

We can offer customised solutions based on Cadcorp products.