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Easy mapping tool for Newsrooms

The perfect mapping tool for journalists and newsrooms

Mapcreator is an easy-to-use online map service developed with the needs of the entire newsroom in mind.

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Location: It matters

Mapcreator’s ultra-precise street-level accuracy brings home your hyper-local reporting or gives important perspective on world events.
Mapcreator’s easy usability empowers reporters, bloggers or anyone regardless of skill level to make a consistently styled map for news with less time.

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Publish anywhere

Publish anywhere

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Visualize your data

Visualize your data

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Dynamic election visuals

Dynamic election visuals

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Anotate your maps

Annotate your maps

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Broadcast maps

Broadcast your maps

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Case studies

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One tool for publishing anywhere

Save and export your maps in the format you need, whether it’s raster, web embed code or Illustrator-optimized vector formats. Share your maps for news in a secure team environment for updates and time-saving archives.

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Map of Ukraine shows tensions at borders with Russia

Visualize your data with maps for news

Import your data for multiple locations with simple drag-and-drop. Use Mapcreator’s growing library of live data for breaking news stories like earthquakes and wildfires. Or integrate your own data feeds and layers for exclusive one-click access.

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Add live data on your maps

Dynamic election visuals

Connect your data or national live data with Mapcreator for immediate and constantly updating election results. And Mapcreator experts can work with you for distinctive, exclusive designs for our super-accurate maps for desktop, mobile and live presentations.

Talk to one of our experts to find out how you can win in your election coverage.

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Map of the US election with a popup that shows results of Colorado

Annotate your maps, your way

Start with a custom basemap created with you by our experts.

Then…

Add markers, labels, icons, text. Draw routes, curve lines, polygons. Highlight areas or points of interest. With online interactive maps for news, add text boxes and enrich them with video, images or links.

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South part of Manhattan on a map

Broadcast your maps

Go online or on-air with Mapcreator – whether for breaking news, important story context or live presentations. Mapcreator is your starting point for static maps, interactive maps and even motion graphics.

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choropleth map of corona cases

See our case studies

Download “Case studies for the newsroom industry” and learn how your team can effectively self-produce maps for your media with Mapcreator.
You’ll find ideas, tips and examples in the whitepaper here.

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Mapping tool for Newsrooms

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I confirm my account?

After you sign up for our online mapping tool on Mapcreator.io, you will receive an email with a link to confirm your account. If you did not receive it, please check your email provider’s spam folder.

How do I customize my maps with Mapcreator?

Mapcreator comes with a wide range of carefully designed default map styles, fonts, and features. In addition to the standard style elements that come with Mapcreator, map colors, features, and fonts can easily be customized for you. Do you want us to custom build your own complete map design? Please contact us, and we’ll discuss your specific needs.

Do I need a technical/graphical or cartographical background to create maps?

Mapcreator has a user-friendly interface that does not require in-depth technical and graphical skills. To make sure that you get the most out of the mapping tool, we offer full training with all our subscriptions.

Can I try Mapcreator for free?

Seeing is believing. We offer you 14 days of free access to our online mapping tool so that you can get to know the basic mapping functionalities you can expect. Register here to get started! Want to try out Mapcreator to its full extend? Contact us and take advantage of a free ‘guided demo’ where we’ll show you the full potential and features of Mapcreator  mapping software.

How can I delete my account?

We’re sad to see you go, but understand if you are no longer interested in using Mapcreator. Please follow this link to delete your account.

Can I get a custom map style with the service?

The customization included in the service are the following: either you send us your own custom icons and route line options (color/transparency) or you pick our standard map settings and icons.

However, full customization of your map is possible as well as having a complete map style range based on your own brand identity with extra costs.

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