MAPublisher 7 is the newest version of this powerful suite of plug-ins for Adobe Illustrator CS & CS2 that bridges the gap between Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and high-end graphic design for high quality creation, high resolution printing and electronic publishing of maps. Cartographic quality map production is now faster, easier and better. Avenza understands that completing GIS graphics tasks is best performed in the right environment such as a powerful graphics application like Adobe Illustrator. MAPublisher takes you into this environment seamlessly and effortlessly with the right GIS data management tools to facilitate the map production process. Using this fast, intuitive system, your map can transcend the ordinary and become a work of art. MAPublisher 7 combines the best features of GIS with the powerful design environments of Adobe Illustrator CS & CS2 to enable native GIS data files to be used as a base for cartographic production. No more scanning and tracing is necessary with MAPublisher 7. MAPublisher 7 is also compatible with Mac OS X. MAPublisher 7 supports the import of the most widely used GIS data formats, including those from ESRI, MapInfo, MicroStation, AutoCAD and the USGS. All GIS data attributes and geographic parameters are maintained during import and are fully accessible and editable during the cartographic process. MAPublisher 6.2 is also available for use with Adobe Illustrator 10.