FAQ

All spatial data uploaded to Map Mavin is saved in Web Mercator WGS84.
While Map Mavin recognizes a wide variety of reference systems and users can manually set it to recognize even more, we store all of our spatial data in W...
Mon, 12 Dec, 2016 at 4:07 PM
I'm having problems with uploads not working
Are you having issues uploading files? While there are several issues that could be causing this, the most common cause we see is a bad or broken internet c...
Thu, 29 Dec, 2016 at 3:11 PM
File Size Limits for Uploading Data
Our current file size limit is 5 GB. Please bare in mind that larger file sizes may take several minutes to upload and will fail if your internet connect...
Mon, 9 Jul, 2018 at 10:18 AM
Map Mavin only accepts RGB .tif files
Map Mavin only accepts TIFF files that are three band RGB imagery with 8-bit depth.  All other band combinations and/or bit depth will result in an error wh...
Thu, 10 Aug, 2017 at 3:04 PM
How To Upload Layers [VIDEO]
Adding data to your Map Mavin account is as easy as dragging and dropping!  There are two ways to about it. Either drag files into the dotted-line box t...
Mon, 29 Oct, 2018 at 9:06 PM
Customizing Legends
Customizing legends is a piece of cake with Map Mavin. In the video above we break it down step by step (not that there are many steps!). When i...
Thu, 26 Jul, 2018 at 1:44 PM
How to Make Layers Transparent [VIDEO]
When in the Admin panel, click the Layers tab.  Click they layer you'd like to make transparent and you'll be brought to the layer editing scr...
Fri, 21 Sep, 2018 at 3:56 PM
How to Add Symbols to Your Web Map [VIDEO]
Adding symbols to point data is as easy as 1-2-3 with Map Mavin! Actually, it's as easy as 1, because there's only 1 step! When inside of a given...
Wed, 26 Sep, 2018 at 5:55 PM
How To Download Files
To download files, simply click the downward arrow next to the given layer. Downloading is available in shapefile, KMZ, GeoJSON and CSV formats.
Fri, 3 Aug, 2018 at 5:40 PM
Setting Min and Max Zoom for Labels [VIDEO]
If you'd like you can dictate the zoom threshold at which labels appear for a given layer. Open up a given layer in the Layers tab at the Admin Panel. ...
Wed, 26 Sep, 2018 at 4:51 PM