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Mapsoft Overview

What Does Mapsoft Do? Customised Software Solutions Mapsoft is renowned for providing software development services in the PDF and Acrobat arena. We offer a full development service ranging from initial consultations through to developing and delivering your customised software solution. Whatever your business problem, Mapsoft can design and build a software solution to help. And, all our customised solutions come with a year's free technical support as standard. Product Sales Top products available from the Mapsoft portfolio. We have a proven history of providing robust retail software to the global business community.Free tryout versions of all our products are available. And as all our products come with one year’s free technical support as standard you can buy from Mapsoft secure in the knowledge that help is always available should you need it. Consultancy Mapsoft has a wealth of technical experience that can be made available to your business. If you need advice

Helping Keep British Trains on Track

Adobe® Acrobat® and Mapsoft Help Keep British Trains on Track Software developer and Adobe Business partner, Mapsoft Computer Services, Limited, has created a unique Adobe Acrobat-based solution for Network Rail   in the United Kingdom. “When you’re driving a train at 125 miles per hour, the last thing you want to do is hunt through a big thick book covering the whole country searching for information about track conditions on your specific route. You need to be able to quickly access the latest updates on what’s happening on your particular piece of line,” says Michael Peters, technical director of Mapsoft Computer Services, Limited. That was the challenge behind Mapsoft’s creation of WONView, a customized software solution for Network Rail (formerly Railtrack) in the United Kingdom. Before Mapsoft’s involvement four years ago, each train operating company (TOC) was issued a complete set of Weekly Operating Notices (WONs) detailing conditions of every mile of track in the count

Bringing Proofreading Into The 21st Century

Case study: Bringing proofreading into the 21st century. Mapsoft enhanced solution for the publishers. Business challenge It is undeniable that during the last century there have been many technological breakthroughs, and millions of people worldwide now use Microsoft Windows and exchange documents using the Portable Document Format (PDF) developed by Adobe Systems, Inc. Whilst these technologies provide solutions for many business challenges, many still remain. For the publishing industry, although the majority of pre-press work has been converted to digital processes over the last decade or so, a major gap in this pre-press digital chain remains: a method of marking and communicating proof corrections electronically. Thus there was a distinct need in the publishing industry, which has not yet been addressed: to improve the proofreading process by providing a user-friendly but comprehensive method of electronic proof mark-up. In the UK, publishing contributes over £2