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DeLorme XMap 7 Feature Comparison Chart
There are three versions of XMap 7 software, the XMap 7 GIS Enterprise, XMap 7 GIS Editor, and the XMap 7 Professional. The following table illustrates the features of each version.
 
Feature Categories
XMap Professional
XMap GIS Editor
XMap GIS Enterprise
GIS Database Management
 
 
 
Create and delete databases
Yes
Yes
Yes
Includes Database Manager application
No
Yes
Yes
Database backup & restore
No
Yes
Yes
Add database users and assign permissions
No
Yes
Yes
GIS Data Importing
 
 
 
ESRI ArcSDE 9.2 database import
No
No
Yes
Extensive coordinate system & projection support
No
Yes
Yes
Append and replace when importing updated records
No
Yes
Yes
Read ESRI projection files during import
No
Yes
Yes
Import data in common GIS and CAD file format
No
Yes
Yes
Import data in DeLorme Openspace format
Yes
Yes
Yes
Drag-and-drop importing
Yes
Yes
Yes
Bulk importer-exporter utility
No
Yes
Yes
Geocoding tool for creating GIS point layers
Yes
Yes
Yes
GIS Editing
 
 
 
Create & edit points, lines, and polygons
No
Yes
Yes
Multi-select attribute editing
No
Yes
Yes
Embed files into attribute records (document linking)
No
Yes
Yes
Extensive attribute data types supported
No
Yes
Yes
Optional geometry snapping
No
Yes
Yes
Copy and paste between layers
No
Yes
Yes
Build topological line layers
No
Yes
Yes
Advanced topological editing
No
Yes
Yes
Coordinate geometry input for object creating & editing
No
Yes
Yes
Change data layering sequence
No
Yes
Yes
GIS Analysis
 
 
 
Attribute querying
View only*
Yes
Yes
Spatial querying
View only*
Yes
Yes
Buffering
No
Yes
Yes
Data layer classification
View only*
Yes
Yes
Save multiple classifications for each layer
View only*
Yes
Yes
Quick classification change tool
Yes
Yes
Yes
Create and share classification templates
No
Yes
Yes
Custom symbolization
View only*
Yes
Yes
Advanced fill symbology for polygons
View only*
Yes
Yes
Visualize data superimposed on a 3-D terrain model
Yes
Yes
Yes
Create attribute fields with the formula builder
No
Yes
Yes
Analyze topological connectivity of lines
Yes
Yes
Yes
Create multi-line object labels
View only*
Yes
Yes
GIS Exporting and Sharing
 
 
 
Export data layers in .shp, .gml and .openspace format
No
Yes
Yes
Export data layers in .txt format
No
No
Yes
Filter exported data by query results
No
Yes
Yes
Create a layer from query results or object selection
No
Yes
Yes
Create duplicate layers
No
Yes
Yes
Web publishing to an XMap Web site
No
Yes
Yes
Data layer downloading from an XMap Web site
Yes
Yes
Yes
Simultaneous data viewing with permissions control
Yes**
Yes
Yes
GIS Enterprise Data Management
 
 
 
Layer check-out/check-in tools
No
Yes**
Yes
Enterprise layer synchronization
Yes**
Yes**
Yes
Redline markups in the field
Yes**
Yes**
Yes
Synchronize redline changes
Yes**
Yes**
Yes
GPS Compatibility
Works with Earthmate GPS LT-40
Yes
Yes
Yes
Support for third party GPS devices
Yes
Yes
Yes
Exchange maps and data with Earthmate GPS PN-series devices
Yes
Yes
Yes
Additional Features
Low resolution world base map dataset
Yes
Yes
Yes
Full featured USA-Canada vector base map dataset
Optional
Optional
Yes
Full featured USA topographic base map dataset
Optional
Optional
Optional
Image registration tool
2-point
Multi-point
Multi-point
MrSID/GeoTIFF image viewing
Post and share static maps on the Web
Yes
Yes
Yes
Customizable toolbar for easy access to key functions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Customizable keyboard shortcuts
Yes
Yes
Yes
Fly-through 3-D terrain modeling and profiling
Yes
Yes
Yes
PDA map viewing and navigation software
Yes
Yes
Yes
Image Tagger for attaching photos to the map
Yes
Yes
Yes
Dual map screen interface
Yes
Yes
Yes
Advanced location-to-location routing
Yes
Yes
Yes
Route Avoid tool for automatic rerouting
Yes
Yes
Yes
In-vehicle voice-controlled GPS navigation
Yes
Yes
Yes
Support for .gpx and .loc (geocaching) files
Yes
Yes
Yes
Map annotation and drawing tools
Yes
Yes
Yes
Advanced waypoint and track management
Yes
Yes
Yes
Add routable roads to update maps
Yes
Yes
Yes
Advanced map printing
Yes
Yes
Yes
Address Book for contact management
Yes
Yes
Yes
Phone number searching
Optional
Optional
Optional
Automatic DeLorme data downloads using NetLink
Yes
Yes
Yes
Full-featured search capabilities for map datasets
Yes
Yes
Yes
Measure tool for quickly determining length and area
Yes
Yes
Yes
Notes:
*These data layer characteristics are saved with Openspace Transfer files that are created using XMap 7 GIS Editor and XMap 7 GIS Enterprise. They can be viewed but neither created nor edited using XMap 7 Professional.
**Enabled by Editor and/or Enterprise.