Desktop Atlas / News: Recent posts

Desktop Atlas 0.2.6b Released

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:

Posted by areadom 2008-03-30

Vesion 0.2.4a released

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

Posted by areadom 2007-07-21

Announce: integration with Google Maps

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.

Posted by areadom 2007-07-18

Download Instructions

Release Name: 0.2.2a.28

Please check the download instructions at

or/and the documentation on the program web-site

Current program version 0.2.2a.28
Current database version 0.2.0a

Posted by areadom 2007-06-07

Desktop Atlas 0.2.2a.28 Released

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.

Posted by areadom 2007-06-04

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