Software Development

If you have a problem that needs a software solution, you can rely on Mapsoft to deliver the solution you need, when you need it, to a very high quality knowing that the work that is being done by a company that has 25 years experience in this field.

Mapsoft, an Adobe business partner, is one of the world's leading providers of software development and consultancy services for Adobe Acrobat, anything PDF oriented, Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. If you need customised software developing in any of these areas then you need look no further than Mapsoft.

Mapsoft has an enviable track-record of creating quality software solutions on behalf of its clients, many of whom are very prestigious international companies and corporations, so in using our services you're in very good company.

Clients of our customised software development service include Network Rail Lloyd's of London, Foster + Partners, Hallmark and Xerox: we have even developed components for Adobe Systems Inc themselves. A more detailed list of our clients can be found on our Clients page.

Mapsoft has been involved in providing quality custom solutions, especially in the document, publishing and graphics design arenas since 1991. We can provide complete Solutions and enhancements to existing applications.


We support development for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX bases systems. We can provide desktop or server solutions.

Examples of work undertaken

The following is a small sample of some of the customised software solutions we have developed on our clients' behalf:

  • Plug-ins for Adobe Acrobat, Reader, PageMaker and plug-ins and CS extensions for InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • Integration of Adobe Acrobat technology and/or PDF into other applications and systems.
  • Tools for the publishing and graphics design industries.
  • Data conversion programs and file filters.
  • Barcoding systems.
  • PDF components and server solutions.
  • Scanning, ICR and OCR systems.
  • XML based solutions.
  • ePub solutions.
  • .NET solutions.
  • Variable Data Publishing solutions.
  • Web to print solutions.

While we do specialise in providing solutions for Adobe products and technologies, the above list shows our experience goes further afield. Our software development teams in the UK, Germany and Moldova have the expertise to provide you with a solution.

Our process

We normally follow a rigorous five step process when developing software on your behalf to ensure that the product we create matches your needs. Our software is always developed in line with industry-accepted standards and we test it rigorously before delivering it to you for final user acceptance testing. Unlike many outsourcing companies we are more willing to work with to identify your requirements early without commitment.

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Where now?

If you are interested in having a particular product developed then please contact us for an informal no-obligation discussion or fill in our enquiry form or send an email to our Technical director Michael Peters ( We will be happy to provide a free quotation for the development of a software solution to meet your needs.

We usually price our solutions on a fixed price basis, so making your budgeting a little easier to control. And of course, all our customised solutions come with a year's free technical support as standard. However we are willing to work on a time and materials basis if required.

Whatever your software problem contact Mapsoft today to discuss the complete solution.