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An accelerating proxy for 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 actively developed and supported by Omniscale, it 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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1.2.0 2011-08-31

Bug fix:

  • fixed links in demo service when running as MultiMapProxy

1.2.0b1 2011-08-17


  • support for MBTiles cache
  • support for (tagged-) layers for Mapnik sources
  • configurable cache layout (tilecache/TMS)
  • new mapproxy-util scales tool
  • use MultiMapProxy with server scripts (mapproxy.multiapp.make_wsgi_app)


  • prevent black borders for some custom grid configurations
  • all fixes from 1.1.x

1.1.2 2011-07-06


  • compatibility with older PyYAML versions
  • do not try to transform tiled=true requests
  • escape Windows path in wsgi-app template

1.1.1 2011-06-26


  • add back transparent option for mapnik/tile sources (in addition to image.transparent)
  • keep alpha channel when handling image.transparent_color
  • fixed combining of multiple WMS layers with transparent_color
  • fixed header parsing for MapServer CGI source

1.1.0 2011-06-01


  • Changed license to Apache Software License 2.0


  • fixed image quantization for non-png images with globals.image.paletted=True

1.1.0rc1 2011-05-26


  • add template to build MapProxy .deb package
  • font dir is now configurable with globals.image.font_dir


  • fixed errors in config spec

1.1.0b2 2011-05-19


  • unified logging
  • verify mapproxy/seed configurations

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