August 3, 2007

Blue Marble releases Linux Version of GeoTranslate 5.0

Gardiner, Maine — August 3, 2007 – Blue Marble Geographics ( is following up the recent release of their GIS data conversion developer tool, GeoTranslate 5.0, with a version for Linux development environments. This C++ vector file translation and feature manipulation tool, which may be easily embedded in custom GIS applications, introduces a new level of scalable spatial data translation. Based on the GeoConvert component that was formerly part of the GeoObjects developer toolkit, and the foundation of Blue Marble’s Geographic Translator application, GeoTranslate provides all of the original GeoConvert functionality and much more. Blue Marble’s coordinate conversion technology is the basis of GeoTranslate 5.0, and is used worldwide by thousands of GIS analysts at software companies, universities, oil and gas companies, civil engineering, surveying, technology, enterprise GIS groups, government and military organizations.

“This release meets the demand of today’s developers by providing our cutting edge vector translation library for the cross-platform developer,” stated Blue Marble President Patrick Cunningham. “Not only are our tools robust and affordably priced, but they address the business needs of today’s GIS developers.”

About Blue Marble Geographics: Blue Marble Geographics of Gardiner, Maine is a leading developer and provider of geographic software products that provide sensible solutions for users and developers of geographic data. Blue Marble has been writing GIS software tools and solutions for 14 years and currently serves hundreds of thousands of users worldwide. Learn more at

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Kris Berglund

Blue Marble Geographics

Gardiner, ME, USA

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