Maptorian is a vector map pack created thinking about the work of graphic designers, journalists, computer graphics and, in general, people who need to create visually appealing maps easily and quickly. Thanks to the maps distributed by layers of Maptorian, any person who knows how to handle a current vector graphic design program, especially a program like Illustrator, can easily shape their own maps. Everything in Maptorian maps is editable. The distribution of thematic layers is designed to quickly create different types of maps through the activation and deactivation of the same, the change in distribution and, of course, in its edition. Yes, all in Maptorian is editable. The thicknesses, colors, text, fonts, everything can be changed easily to reach the desired map. And all this without leaving your favorite vector drawing program, without having to resort to complex mapping tools. Maptorian pack maps are created thinking in graphic design in the visual, to communicate information easily. For this, there has been shaped with public domain cartographic databases, like Natural Earth, following as reference the CIA World Factbook maps, from a dumping of raw data into a GIS, later distributed in layers with Illustrator. Each vector object created this way has subsequently been edited “by hand” when the occasion demanded it, as it happened with text labels, elements of color, thicknesses and other graphic aspects. The result is a vector map pack created just to have on hand a number of ideal quality templates when designing visually appealing maps. While this website is not actively maintained anymore, you’ll find your manually aggregated geospatial news … Source.