How To Add Aerial Photos To Quickmap

❗ Note: Quickmap sells high quality aerial photos across New Zealand. Quickmap’s aerial photography is inexpensive, georeferenced and installable with a couple of clicks of a button.

However, it is possible to add your own aerial photos to Quickmap. This can be done by simply dragging and dropping the photos or pasting them from the clipboard.

Method 1: Drag/Drop

Files added by drag/drop must be ECW format orthorectivied photos in NZMG coordinate system. If your files are not currently ECW format, they can be converted using free software such as compression software from ERMapper or download their compressor from this website. Once converted, the files can be dragged and dropped into QuickMap.

Method 2: Paste from Clipboard

Any georeferenced or ungeoreferenced image can be pasted into Quickmap off the clipboard.

Photos pasted in from Google Earth can be automatically scaled, rotated and moved into the correct location by QuickMap. To paste a Google Earth image into QuickMap, select Edit -> Copy -> Copy Image off the Google Earth Menu, leave Google Earth running while from QuickMap you press the CTRL/C key.

QuickMap offers tool to resize, rotate and move any other non-georeferenced image into QuickMap.

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