• In this dialog, you should see the Verified publisher as Simple GIS Software, LLC.  You can also click on the "Show more details" link if you would like to see more detailed information about our code signing certificate.   In addition, no Simple GIS Software reports any user data of any kind.  For more information, you can refer to our Privacy Policy.  If you are presented with this dialog, select "Yes" to continue the installation.

Installation instructions:

  • Note: If you get an error running the installer, try temporarily disabling any antivirus software running on your machine.  Some antivirus software will prevent the installer from completing successfully.


  • Simple Map Viewer Application is a native Windows application , and as such must be installed on your device.  All Simple GIS Software is signed by our registered code signing certificate so you can be sure the installation your are running has been published by Simple GIS Software.  Code Signing certificates are used to digitally sign applications and software programs to prove that the file a user is downloading is genuine and has not been compromised.  Code Signing provides authentication to assure customers that the file they are downloading is from the publisher named on the certificate. In addition, this also proves that the file has not been tampered with or hacked since it was signed.   Even so, from time to time users may see a Windows Smart Screen dialog stating it has prevented and unrecognized app from starting, like the one sown below. 
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  • If you do receive this dialog, if you click on the "More Info" link as shown above, additional information will be displayed showing Simple GIS Software, LLC as the publisher.  You will also have the option to run the installer by clicking the "Run anyway" button as shown below:
  • Whether you receive the Smart Screen warning described above or not, you will likely receive the User Account Control dialog as shown below, depending upon your User Account Control settings in Windows.  

Simple Map Viewer Application


​​Powerful and free application for viewing Simple Portable Documents published with the Simple GIS Collaborate plugin  

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Simple Map Viewer Application

The Simple Map Viewer application is a free application used to view and query portable map documents published using the Simple GIS Collaborate plugin for Simple GIS Client.  The Simple Map Viewer application provides a convenient method for providing interactive maps to colleagues or clients.  The Simple Map Viewer application is a lightweight and free install allowing users to view published portable map documents.  With this application, users can zoom, pan, and even query features.  In, addition, users can view attribute data including supplemental documents such as photos or other supporting documents linked to features.


Simple Map Viewer is a completely free application for viewing and querying interactive portable map documents published from the Simple GS Collaborate plugin.  (Requires Windows 7 operating system or higher.)

Click the "Download Now!" button above to download the SimpleGISMapViewerSetup.exe" file.  Once downloaded, run this file to install the Simple Map Viewer Application.