Universal Maps Downloader is a tool that help you to get small tile images from Google Maps, Yahoo maps, MicroSoft Virtual Earth maps, OpenStreet Maps. All downloaded small images are saved on the disk. You can view downloaded maps by Maps Viewer Or you can combine them into a big BMP map by Maps Combiner.
Note: The downloaded images are only for your personal purpose, non-commercial use.
How to use
1, Enter a task name, such like "Mytask.umd". All task files are saved as *.umd.
If you want to continue a old task, click button "Open task... ".
2, Select Maps type.
3, Drag the trackbar to define the zoom level. The zoom level defines the image precision. For trial version, you can not download high precision images. For trial version, the max zoom level is 12.
4, There are 4 parameters (Left Longitude, Right Longitude, Top Latitude, Bottom Latitude) to define the area scope of images that you want to download.
Left Longitude: -180Right Longitude:-180Top Latitude:-90Bottom Latitude:-90For longitude and latitude, the input measurement is degree. You can convert the measurement of "Degrees, Minutes,Seconds" to "Degrees" by click menu "Tools->Convert 'Degrees,Minutes,Seconds' to 'Degrees'...".
5, Select a path to save the project and downloaded images
6, Define how many threads you want to start to download at the same time. The max threads number is 8.
7, Then click button "Start", OK, start downloading now ... !
When downloading, the log window will display the downloading process. When finished, the log will be saved to a file.
After downloading, there will be a file named as *.ftl, if there are some files failed or missed, you can re-download them: menu "tools"->"re-download failed files".