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PLEASE NOTE: The maps on this site will only work properly with PlanetGIS 5.1 or later. PlanetGIS Explorer 5.1 is free and can export to shapefiles, DXF or Google Earth, if that is what you are looking for.

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I have already downloaded some of the maps and have found the software remarkably easy to use. I love the functionality (like viewing the same in Google Earth) and think you have done a tremendous job. -- PB, Cape Town

Free downloads
All maps, except the first two, require that you login or create a user account.
The maps require PlanetGIS Explorer or better to be installed.

PlanetGIS Explorer 5.1 [7.9MB] - October 17th, 2017
South African data
World map

Educational / trial downloads
These trial versions are fully functional but usually expires 120 days after release. After the expiry date, you won't be able to save changes to your projects.
A license key will be emailed to you as soon as you start downloading a trial edition. Your license keys will also appear on your profile page.

PlanetGIS Professional 5.1 TRIAL [8.2MB] - October 17th, 2017
PlanetGIS Enterprise 5.1 TRIAL [8.2MB] - October 17th, 2017

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Your licensed downloads
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