Plug-in for MapInfo

October 27, 2015

The Geosoft Plug-in for MapInfo is an extension to the MapInfo desktop software that provides data retrieval using DAP and also support for reading Geosoft file formats.

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Related Resources

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Seeker Video


The Geosoft plug-in for MapInfo enables you to view and use Geosoft grid (.grd), shaded grids, Geosoft Map (.map) files in MapInfo. You can also retrieve data from Geosoft DAP servers.  The plug-in enables users to view Geosoft grid files as a raster layer inside MapInfo. The plug-in also enables users to view Geosoft Maps as layers.

Includes Seeker Tool

MapInfo Plug-in includes Seeker, Geosoft's tool for finding and accessing data. In this version, Geosoft Seeker has been updated to be faster and more responsive, featuring a new simplified interface for searching and downloading data.

Search criteria, including Structured Metadata Queries, are used to refine the result set and provide access to relevant metadata. The search results are easy to review, and selected datasets are simple to retrieve and use in your local mapping environment. The Seeker data access tool is available in all Geosoft applications and plugins.

Special Requirements 

Geosoft's Plug-in for MapInfo is compatible with MapInfo 15.0 (32-bit), MapInfo 12.5 (32-bit), 12.0.3 (32-bit) and on Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7 SP1 (32 and 64 bit).

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