MapBasic


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MapBasic is a robust, complete, BASIC-like programming language which is used to create customised mapping applications or integrate mapping functionality into existing applications.

Platforms

  • Windows Yes
  • Macintosh  No
  • Linux No

Does NUI, Galway have a site licence for MapBasic software?

Yes. NUI, Galway has signed up with Eduserv/CHESTfor a site licence agreement. Details of the agreement are available online

How can I get MapBasic software for my computer?

  • Students 
    MapBasic is not available in PC Suites. Under the Chest General Licence Conditions, staff/students are entitled to run a copy of their Institution's licensed software on their home machine for the normal business of the Institution. The MapBasic installation CD is available to borrow, please email servicedesknuigalway.ie. 

  • Staff 
    The MapBasic installation CD is available to borrow (email: servicedesknuigalway.ie ) or alternatively you may access MapBasic using our Software Self Service option.  


    MapBasic is available to postgraduate researchers for on-campus use only i.e. researchers who have a desktop computer linked to the campus network (excluding wireless connections). Please email servicedesknuigalway.ie to borrow a copy of the installation CD or alternatively you may access MapBasic using our Software Self Service option.  

  • Installation Information 
    To install software on your machine you must be login as an administrator
    If you borrow MapBasic software, you are obliged to sign a MapBasic copyright acknowledgement form.

Can I install MapBasic software on my home computer?

Yes. Under the Chest General Licence Conditions, staff/students are entitled to run a copy of their Institution's licensed software on their home machine for the normal business of the Institution. The MapBasic installation CD is available to borrow, please email servicedesknuigalway.ie to borrow a copy of the installation CD.

Where can I get technical support about MapBasic?

Technical support is available online