Tuesday, March 03, 2009

Geographic Imager 2.1 for Adobe Photoshop

Avenza Systems Inc., producers of MAPublisher cartographic software for Adobe Illustrator and Macromedia FreeHand, Geographic Imager spatial imaging tools for Adobe Photoshop as well as MAPdataUSA, MAPdataCanada and MAPdataWorld royalty-free GIS data sets, has announced the release of Geographic Imager 2.1 for Adobe Photoshop CS3 and CS4. Geographic Imager 2.1 is the latest version of this software that adds geospatial functionality to Adobe Photoshop.

Geographic Imager enhances Adobe Photoshop imaging environment by adding all the tools and technology necessary to support the import, edit, manipulation and export of geospatial images such as aerial and satellite imagery. In addition to allowing the use of Photoshop and its powerful native imaging functions such as cropping, transparencies, individual pixel editing and brightness/contrast control, Geographic Imager adds the ability to import and recognize GeoTIFFs and other referenced raster formats, automatically mosaic and tile images spatially, reproject and transform images, geo-reference images based on ground control points and re-export images with all spatial information intact.

Features of the Geographic Imager 2.1 Update

• Adds support for Adobe Photoshop CS4
• Quick georeference allowing referencing using fewer than 3 tie-points and/or using a second referenced image
• Reference points can now be exported as a csv or log file
• Reference points can now be entered using DMS and decimal degrees

General features and benefits of Geographic Imager

• Allows the use of Adobe Photoshop native functionality without destroying the spatial properties of the image
• Import and export GeoTIFFs and other spatial raster formats along with all georeferencing
• Georeference non-referenced imagery with Ground Control Point (GCP) transformation
• Reprojection of spatial imagery
• Automatic mosaicking and tiling of spatial imagery
• Automated scripting allows for use of Geographic Imager tasks in conjunction with Photoshop’s automation tools
• Mac, Windows and floating licenses available

Download free Geographic Imager 2.1 trial software.


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