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Location Map Software - Drawing Location Maps Easily

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Posted by James Freeman | 12/23/2019
Easy-to-use location map software helps create location maps and street maps with pre-made shapes, landmarks and vehicles. In just a few minutes you can, without any drawing ability, draw your own location maps for your website.

Easy Location Map Maker

Draw location maps to tell people where your business is located. Edraw location map software lets you create location maps that are straightforward and easy to follow. It doesn't just display an existing map from real places like Google map, but allows you to define your own map with visual quality. It contains libraries of built-in shapes which are commonly used in location maps. Simply drag and drop the shapes you need, and customize the shapes to your specific requirements.

Location Map Software

Download the Location Map Software:

System Requirements:

  • Works on Windows 7, 8, 10, XP, Vista and Citrix
  • Works on 32 and 64 bit Windows
  • Works on Mac OS X 10.2 or later
  • Compatible with Linux distributions such as Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora, etc.

Best Features for Drawing Location Maps

  • No complicated users interface and no learning curve. Everything is so easy with the drag-and-drop simplicity.
  • Includes a large range of vector location map elements.
  • Contains advanced functions such as snap and glue, group and ungroup, automatic spacing and alignment, etc.
  • Easy to draw and manage text boxes.
  • Easy to use themes, quick styles, quick color bar, fill and line setting buttons to customize shapes and the whole map.
  • Support lots of export options including PDF, PNG, SVG, Word, PPT, etc.
  • Provides tools for drawing custom shapes.

Built-in Elements for Location Map

Within the location map software, there are pre-defined symbols libraries for composing location maps. You will get vector symbols for road, bridge, region, landmarks and road signs. The symbols can be stretched without quality loss. Drag and drop needed symbols on the canvas to start your design quickly.

2d directional map symbols2d landmarks symbolsroad signs

Location Map Examples

1. Location Map

From this location map we can see the major streets and landmarks of an area. The location map helps people recognize where the target place is and what buildings are nearby.

Location Map

2. City Location Map

This city location map shows a blueprint of urban planning. It points out the commercial, residential and industry regions with circles, so that people will know how the city is planned.

City Location Map

3. Street Map

The street maps gives a vivid and intuitive impression of a region. It doesn't like google map which just display the real maps. This street map uses simple and identifiable symbols to give people a clearer view of this area.

Street Map

How to Create Location Map

Step 1: Start a Location Map Drawing Page

On the File menu, point to New.-> Click Map, and then double click the icon of Directional Map in templates window.

Street Map

A blank canvas and the necessary libraries open automatically. You can open more libraries by clicking the library button, and close the libraries you don't need.

Step 2: Add Shapes from the Pre-defined Libraries

Drag and drop required shapes and place them on anywhere of the canvas.

Add Location Map Shapes

Step 3: Draw Irregular Area Shapes with Pen Tool

Sometimes you might not find the shapes you need from the built-in libraries, don't worry, our drawing toolkit allows you to draw any shape you want. Go to "Symbol" tab, and use the symbol drawing tools to create custom shapes.

Add Location Map Shapes

Step 4: Customize Shapes

Open the Format Task pane on the right of the canvas, then you can change shape fill, line and shadow effect there.

Format Shapes

Step 5: Add Text Boxes

Under Home tab, click Text button. Your cursor will become the text mode, then you can draw text boxes anywhere on the canvas.

Add Text Boxes

Step 6: Save, Print and Export the Location Map

Click Save on File tab to save your file. You can choose to save in local files or save in your Cloud. Saving it in Team Cloud can share it with more people.

save Fault Tree diagram

Not everybody has a copy of Edraw so there are times when you need to export diagrams from Edraw into another format. Click Export & Send under File to export the location map as various formats including PNG, SVG, PS, PowerPoint, JPG, PDF and so on.

Export Fault Tree Diagram

Besides location map, Edraw is also capable at making 2D directional map, 3D directional map, world map with pointer, geo map, etc. Download one program and gain all the benefits for creating maps.

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