How to download

How to view downloaded maps

How to combine small images into one big map

How to download?

See the screenshot. It is very easy to use.

1, Enter a task name, such like "Mytask.gbmd". All task files are saved as *.gbmd.
If you want to continue a old task, click button "Open task... ".

2, Select a city from the list. Google only provided 45° Imagery for cities that in the list. Now it can download more than 500 cities.

3, Define the zoom level. The zoom level defines the image precision. For 45° Imagery, the zoom level should be between 18 and 21.


4, Select a path to save the project and downloaded images


6, Then click button "Start", OK, start downloading now ... !

When downloading, the log window will display the downloading process. When finished, the log will be saved to a file.

After downloading, there will be a file named as *.ftl, if there are some files failed or missed, you can re-download them: menu "tools"->"re-download failed files".


 How to view downloaded maps?

You can view downloaded maps without combining them into one big BMP.
We provide a tool to view the images, you can run it from menu "Tools"->"Map Viewer".

Then open a task from menu "File"->"Open task..." to view the map.

click to see large image


 

How to combine small images into one big map?


After downloading, all small images are saved on your disk. Then you can combine them into one big image map.

We provide a tool : Combiner.exe. You can run it from menu "Tools"->"Map Combiner".


The output big image is in BMP format. You can convert it to other format by yourself using some image tools such like PhotoShop.