Last modified: Oct 31, 2016

MapBasic is a complete, BASIC-like programming language used to create custom applications for use with MapInfo Pro. Use MapBasic to extend geographic functionality, automate repetitive operations, or integrate MapInfo Pro with other applications – quickly and easily.

IMPORTANT: Applications built with MapBasic v16.0 require MapInfo Pro v16.0 or higher to run. Older versions of MapInfo Pro cannot run applications built with MapBasic v16.0.


Download Requirements

  • Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
  • Windows 8.1 64-bit
  • Windows 10 64-bit
  • Windows 2008 Server R2 64-bit SP1
  • Windows 2008 Server R2 64-bit SP1 with XenApp 6.0
  • Windows 2012 Server R2 64-bit SP1
  • Windows 2012 Server R2 64-bit SP1 with XenApp 7.5

Download Instructions

  1. Create a temporary directory on your hard drive, such as C:\TEMP\MapBasic.
  2. Click on the MapBasic160_setup.zip download link below to open the File Download dialog.
  3. Click Save and then navigate to the directory created in Step 1 (C:\TEMP\MapBasic).
  4. After the download completes, open Windows Explorer and navigate to the directory created in Step 1 (C:\TEMP\MapBasic).
  5. Double-click the MapBasic160_setup.zip file to extract the program files.
  6. Double-click the setup.exe file to start the Install Wizard, which will lead you through the rest of the installation process.

Technical Support: MapInfo Pro customers that have active MATS service or have an existing support contract can call technical support on MapBasic related questions.

Training: Precisely offers courses on MapBasic. Please contact your representative to learn about the authorized MapInfo training center near you.


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