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Update July 2020: Ran out of disk space. Maps older than 2 years will need re-warping to work. Downtime will happen again.


Find maps and other imagery, upload, and rectify against a real map.

You can then download and use the rectified map in your mapping applications.

Just sign up and you can start uploading and get warping!

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What is it?

It's a free to use, open source map warper / map georectifier, and image georeferencer tool for individuals and small groups. Developed, hosted and maintained by Tim Waters. If you like this project, please consider donating to keep the project going.

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Internationalization (i18n) and Translations for Mapwarper. (English, Dutch, Japanese)
Many thanks to Ellen Gehring of Erfgoed Leiden en Omstreken for the Dutch translations. Ellen with the ELO wanted their own warper and because of this, support for locales, internationalisation and... read more

New shortcuts and add layer features in has been updated with several months of the latest code. Some of these features are directed towards the rectify map interface with the addition of keyboard shortcuts and the... read more

What’s coming to – new stuff! is getting an upgrade of code early this first week in April. New things: Keyboard shortcuts New JSON-API and docs Map caching for faster maps Bigger map windows Upgraded... read more

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Last Rectified Maps

Map Title Year Last Updated Status
Map 11 page 001 1 1024x791
2020 43 minutes ago 1 control point
Tate industry map 1891  1
Published by George W. Tate, Bingham School N.C., Copyright 1891 by George W. Tate. Drawn by George W. Tate from actual surveys.
1891 about 1 hour ago 37 control points
2020 about 1 hour ago 5 control points
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Recent Mosaics

Mosaic Title Year Last Updated Number of Maps Percentage Complete
41e26f27 c249 4cd5 b211 c30205421e66 Peters Mosaic
Collection of maps I’ve added. Compiled by Peter Edstrom. Download KML
about 5 hours ago 5 maps 100%
(5 maps)
37 fatih
Compiled by Kayhan. Download KML
1930 about 5 hours ago 8 maps 100%
(8 maps)
Brenna 1837 orig barlassina Mappa del Brenna
Mappa del tenente Brenna - 1837-1850 Compiled by maurizioa. Download KML
1 day ago 6 maps 100%
(6 maps)
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