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An accelerating proxy for tile and web map services

Project description

MapProxy is an open source proxy for geospatial data. It caches, accelerates and transforms data from existing map services and serves any desktop or web GIS client.

MapProxy is a tile cache, but also offers many new and innovative features like full support for WMS clients.

MapProxy is released under the Apache Software License 2.0, runs on Unix/Linux and Windows and is easy to install and to configure.

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1.16.0 2023-04-13


  • Removal of old unsupported python versions 2.7 and 3.6

  • Tested python version range is now 3.7 to 3.11

  • Lots of dependency updates


  • New cache: Azure Blob storage

  • Lots of dependency updates

  • Support for JSON legends

  • Updated layer preview to use latest openlayers

  • Official docker images released, documentation updated


  • Fixed issues with sqlite cache (#629 and #625)

  • Dependency correction

  • library detection difficulties on some operating systems

  • encoding issues with umlauts in featureinfo

  • Several minor bugfixes

  • mapproxy-util export - derive image format from cache config

1.15.1 2022-06-14


  • Fixup release on PyPI

1.15.0 2022-06-14


  • WMS Dimension caching (#449)

  • Add a mechanism to define plugins (#578)

  • Support of non-EPSG SRS authorities (#572)

  • Support for python 3.10 (#582)


  • Several minor bugfixes

1.14.0 2021-11-24


  • Refresh while serving (#518).

  • Enabled commandline option skip uncached (#515)

  • Several dependencies updated

  • Support for python 3.5 has been dropped because of its EOL, 3.9 has been added


  • Several minor bugfixes

  • Security fix to avoid potential web cache poisoning.

1.13.2 2021-07-14


  • Hotfix: Fixup demo service (#528).

1.13.1 2021-07-13


  • Support cookie management for HTTP sources.


  • Security fix for local file disclosure (#526).

1.13.0 2020-11-18


  • Proj: Support for PROJ>=5 via pyproj.

  • Services: New hide_exception_url option to hide source URLs.

  • Tile sources: Support ‘@’ in URL path (e.g. /0/0/0@2x.png)


  • Various fixes for Python 3.8 compatibility.

  • WMS: Always query WMS server in supported SRS.

  • Fix warnings for tagged layer sources in layers.

  • Demo: Fix capabilites “as HTML” when running behind a proxy

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