To promote the coming version Pro, BeGraphic offers for free 4 key functions, including the largest range of maps for PowerPoint in its 'version Lite'. Since the beginning of 2010, several thousands of users are rushing to use BeGraphic to build free custom maps in PowerPoint or Excel. BeGraphic gives you for free the largest editable PowerPoint vector map range with 10,000 maps (as a 2010 gift) for presentations, graphic design, web & more. All these maps are 100% editable and scalable in PowerPoint, Excel or any vector graphic tool as Adobe Illustrator. They are professionally designed, perfectly optimized for business presentation requirements and ready to customize. Creating thematic maps for Business or Marketing such as territory maps or sales maps is simply because all countries, states and counties are individual selectable shapes. BeGraphic gives you the opportunity to create effortless dynamic custom maps. Thematic maps are also known as tinted maps, choropleth maps, intensity maps, dynamic maps or data-driven maps. All shapes can be data-driven by cells in order to create dynamic maps depending on values. We advise you using the conditional formatting with fill colors which is a useful feature of Excel. once your map is customized, you just have to change values and BeGraphic will duplicate the cell's format on the shape's one. Click on the 'Geographical map' button and select a map (more than 10,000 maps are available for no cost). Your last questions might be about benchmarking BeGraphic with other simple GIS tools (Geographical Information System), such as 'Data Map' in Excel 2000, MapPoint, Google Maps, Google Intensity map, Geo Map, Solap (Spatial Olap), Geoqlik (a not free Qlikview add-on), interactive map alerts and Map components (Xcelsius) or Dundas maps (Reporting Services). Source.