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We've officially released MapPoint 2009 European English Edition into the wild. Now our friends across the pond can experience the greatness of our desktop mapping application with data updates and a new user interface.
MapPoint 2009 European Edition is available in English, German, French, Italian and Spanish. Here are a list of the features (I snatched from the MapPoint 2009 Marketing web site):
Microsoft® MapPoint® 2009 gives you the power to visualize business data, communicate insights with instant impact, and integrate maps into the work you do in Microsoft Office. MapPoint 2009 with GPS Locator adds routing and directions to easily plan your trips and track your location in real-time.
MapPoint 2009 makes it easy for organizations to visualize their business in a whole new way:
MapPoint 2009 helps you streamline your travel:
I always wanted to see Paris at night.
MapPoint 2009 makes it easy to use maps in combination with your Microsoft Office documents:
I also ripped this from the product sheet:
European Map and Demographics
Microsoft MapPoint 2009 with European maps will provide detailed street-level maps and address find capability for Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom.
In addition, MapPoint European edition will provide some street-level coverage, but does not support address find, for Andorra, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Hungary, Ireland, Isle of Man, Jersey, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Monaco, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Vatican City.
MapPoint 2009 European maps contains the following demographic data for the following 8 European countries: France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, and Great Britain/UK.
% of Pop. with Street Coverage
You can purchase MapPoint 2009 through your volume licensing agreement, your local retailer or your favorite online e-tailer.
Just watch out for the dodgy Mappoint control. The MappointControl.ocx distributed with the European version does NOT work (or register!)
Dodgy is an understatement. We're posted a fix now.
I am unable to connect with or download something from microsoft.com since i signed up with the bloody Bing.com.
Bing is a really overlord!! support Bing~~
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