October 26, 2010 in Illustration (E)
[prMac.com] Indianapolis, Indiana - Mapdiva, makers of Ortelius map design software, today announced the availability of its free download of military map symbols for graphic designers and mapmakers of all experience to create custom maps for websites, magazines, books, and brochures.
The NATO Equipment Map Symbol Collection is comprised of 93 different scaleable vector graphics, including silhouette icons of artillery, explosive devices, helicopters, equipment, personal weapons. soldiers, tanks and vehicles. It has NATO equipment, as well as some non-NATO items. This symbol collection is ideal for military history mapping projects and wargaming maps.
The NATO Equipment Map Symbol Collection for Ortelius map illustration software is created with MilPics pictorial fonts series developed by Tom Mouat (copyright 1988) MapSymbs and distributed with permission. A registered True Type Fonts version is available from Wargame Downloads.
Symbols are customizable thanks to Ortelius' Style Inspector and integrated Apple(R) Mac OS(R) color picker. Download the NATO Equipment Map Symbol Collection from the Mapdiva website for import into Ortelius' professional-level Library Manager.
About Ortelius - Mac OS Map Design Software:
Ortelius is a vector map illustration and editing application which focuses on cartography and graphics for publication and presentation. It is used by graphic designers, authors, researchers, and educators around the world for creating scaled drawings, plans, and custom maps. Ortelius is made exclusively for Mac OS X (available for $99 USD). A free trial is available from the Mapdiva website.
Mapdiva makes mapping easier. Founded in 2008, Mapdiva, LLC offers creative mapping software for Mac OS. Mapdiva, LLC has offices in Indianapolis, IN USA and Armidale, NSW Australia. Ortelius is a Registered Trademark of Mapdiva, LLC. Apple and Mac OS are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.