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Developer(s)Pitney Bowes Software (formerly MapInfo Corporation)
Stable release
17.0.3 / June 21, 2019; 2 years ago (2019-06-21)
Operating systemWindows

MapBasic is a programming language for creation of additional tools and functionality for the MapInfo Professional geographical information system. MapBasic is based on the BASIC family of programming languages.[1]

MapBasic also allows programmers to develop software in popular programming languages such as C, C++ and Visual Basic and use these with the MapInfo Professional GIS to create geographically based software, such as electronic mapping.


  1. ^ Larry Daniel; Paula Loree; Angela Whitener (2002). Inside MapInfo Professional. Thomson Delmar Learning. ISBN 0-7668-3472-7.