The databases are updated according to the latest data published by NGA and BGN. There's no change in program functionality. Details are on the program web site: http://desktopatlas.sourceforge.net/
Welcome to map browsing. Desktop Atlas now uses the Google Maps web service.
Databases updated, in particular the toponymy containing ` (0x60) character.
The set of available Desktop Atlas databases extended.
SQLite library updated. A bug was fixed by SQLite team that led to Desktop Atlas incorrect search result when the search string started with ` (0x60) character.
Filter by URI (Unique Region Identifier) implemented. URI consists of up to 6 characters. The first 4 characters represent the standard FIPS 10-4 region code. The last two characters, if present, are specific to Desktop Atlas and may change in future versions.... read more
The upcoming Desktop Atlas release is integrated with Google Maps. You will be able to open Google Maps in your web browser right from Desktop Atlas program window. The date of the new release is still uncertain, probably in will be available in two weeks.
Release Name: 0.2.2a.28
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Current program version 0.2.2a.28
Current database version 0.2.0a
Based on NGA's & BGN's openly published data Desktop Atlas can show you geographical coordinates for any populated place in the world. The data are stored in SQLite database.