Pictometry Viewer Using MBX

This tool allows the user to select a location on the map and retrieve Pictometry imagery for that site. Tools for interacting with the imagery include zoom, distance, height, and elevation. See your location of interest from different viewpoints (north, south, east, west, overhead).


  • MapInfo Professional v8.5 (download evaluation)
  • Pictometry’s Electronic Field Study Software


Extract the contents of the PictometryViewerMBX.zip file to a location on the hard drive (we suggest the Tools folder in the MapInfo home directory.) Load the MBX file from within MapInfo Professional (Tools -> Run MapBasic Program…). Using the Location Selection tool, select a location on the map. The user will be prompted for the location of their Pictometry license file(.PLF) and their Pictometry image warehouse (.PIW).

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