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Metes and Bounds, by Sandy Knoll Software, LLC, is simply the best choice for deed plotting software. Trusted by Landmen, Realtors, Homeowners, Genealogists, and various Legal Professionals, it offers outstanding features and a user-friendly interface. Available on Windows, Mac, and iOS, Metes and Bounds is the top solution for all your deed plotting needs.

Metes and Bounds Plotter Features

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Turn Metes and Bounds data into a deed plot map.

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Easy to use data entry form. Enter lines, curves, azimuths, compass points and section calls. Data can be entered using the convenient Data Entry Form or freehand using word processor style entry. Deed plots can also be easily drawn by hand using the call drawing tool.

Automatic Plots from Legal Description. Our deed plotting software can pull most calls from a legal description. Just load the legal description text into the Deed Cleanup Tool and the software will enter the calls for you automatically.

Background Pictures. Background pictures can be set to scale with your plot drawing. Background picture scale settings can be automatically set using World Files.

Multiple Deed Layers: Layers allow you to have multiple deeds plotted on a single drawing. Layers can be free floating or locked to a common starting point.

Site Plans: Create detailed site plans from your metes and bounds drawing. Automatic legend creation.

Deed Plotting Site Plan Software.

Perform plot calculations: Square Feet, Acres, Hectares, perimeter distance and more.

Metes and Bounds will calculate if the survey closes or not. Calculate closure errors: closing error ratios and the call needed to close the plot. Apply Compass Rule Adjustments.

The deed plot closing error analyzer tool can look for common entry or survey errors and offer suggestions on how to correct them.

Auto-Completion of drawing. If you're missing the final segment of your land plotting data, let our deed plotting program finish the mapping for you. Determine closure errors. Have a bad or missing call? Enter a question mark (?) for the call and let our deed plotting software find the missing call for you. Close drawings using Bearing-Bearing Intersections and Distance-Distance Intersections.

Multiple measurement types: Data can be inputted using Feet, meters, rods, chains and many other measurement types. There should be a measurement type for any of your real estate plotter needs.

Create section drawings:

Metes and Bounds Deed Plotting Section Map - Click download to try our deed plotting software for free.
(N 1/2 of the NE 1/4 of the SE 1/4)

 

Easy to use measuring tool. Measure the distance between any two points on the screen.

Metes and Bounds Deed Plot Measuring Tool - Click download to try our deed plot software free.

Automatic labeling: Each line can be automatically labeled with the length and call. End points can be marked for easier recognition. End points can also be labeled with information like the interior/exterior angles and Lat/Long coordinates.

Create custom labels. Custom labels can be rotated in any direction. Search feature can be used to find which layers contain which labels.

Call Lists: Drawings can include a call list:
Metes and Bounds Deed Plot Call List

Custom X,Y points. Use custom X,Y points to mark and label unique land features on the deed plot.

Subdivide a single deed plot into multiple deed plots. Split the plot by hand, or choose a starting point and let our deed plotting software find the nearest halves automatically for you.

Merge Layer: Layers can be easily merged into a single layer using the Merge Layer Tool.

Printing: Deed plot printouts can include borders, north arrow and title block.

Customizable Toolbar: Create an interface that fits to your workflow.

Interoperability: Metes and Bounds deed plotting software has been designed to be as compatible with as many different systems and programs as possible.

Exporting: Deed Plot data can be exported as DXF files, KML Files, CSV files, Shapefiles(.shp) and more.

 

Metes and Bounds Deed Plot Software DXF Output - Click download to try our deed plotting software free.
DXF Output viewed in a CAD program

Metes and Bounds Deed Plot Software KML Output - Click download to try our deed plotting software free.
KML Output viewed in Google Earth

Importing: Deed Plotting data can be import from many types of DXF files, KML files, CSV files Shapefiles(.shp), GeoJSON and more.

Call lists can be formatted for importing into Metes and Bounds or exporting from Metes and Bounds with other deed plotting software such as Net Deed Plotter® by Greenbrier Graphics, LLC.

Real-world X,Y coordinates. Export real-world X,Y coordinates for integration with other mapping software such as GIS software.

Waypoints to metes and bounds calls. Convert a set of waypoints, x/y or Latitude/Longitude based, into a list of deed plotting calls.

Enter Waypoints and Tracks. Add GPS waypoints and tracks to your deed plots. Import GPX and KML files. Calculate things like the distance between two waypoints.

Real-world Latitude and Longitude coordinates.
Enter the latitude and longitude for a plot's POB and let our deed plotting software calculate the latitude and longitude for each of the other end points.  A plot's POB lat/long can also be set by UTM datum or World Files.

Recognition:
Metes and Bounds can be found in Genealogy Online For Dummies® -  5th Edition, by Wiley Publishing.

Download includes the Pro, Basic and Free Deed Plotting editions.
Functionality is determined by your serial number.
No serial number is required for the Free deed plotting edition.

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v6.2.2
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Mac OS X 10.10.5 or Higher
64-Bit

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Windows

v6.2.2
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Windows 7 SP1 or Higher

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Free, Basic and Pro Feature Comparison

Desktop Features

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Line Call Captions Metes and Bounds Software Line Call Captions Metes and Bounds Software Line Call Captions Metes and Bounds Software Line Call Captions
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Call Lists on Drawing Metes and Bounds Software Call Lists Metes and Bounds Software Call Lists Metes and Bounds Software Call Lists
Plot Splitting   Deed Plotting Software Plot Splitting Deed Plotting Software Plot SplittingMetes and Bounds Software Plot Splitting
DXF Export   Metes and Bounds Software DXF Export Metes and Bounds Software DXF Export
Scaled Background Pictures   Deed Plotting Software Scaled Background Pictures Deed Plotting Software Scaled Background Images
Measurement Tool   Metes and Bounds Software Measurement Tool Metes and Bounds Software Measurement Tool
Area Calculations   Deed Plotting Software Area Calculations Deed Plotting Software Area Calculations
Endpoint Calculations   Metes and Bounds Software Endpoint Calculations Metes and Bounds Software Endpoint Calculations BasicMetes and Bounds Software Endpoint Calculations Pro
Title Blocks   Deed Plotting Software Title Blocks Metes and Bounds Software Title Blocks
Analyze Closing Errors     Deed Plotting Software Analyze Closing Errors
Multiple Layers / Tracts / Plots     Metes and Bounds Software Multiple Plots
Curve Calls     Metes and Bounds Software Curves
Lat/Long, Google Earth (.kml), Shapefiles (.shp)     Deed Plotting Software Export KML and Shapefiles
Correct Bad or Missing Calls     Metes and Bounds Software Find Missing Calls
Call Drawing Tool     Deed Plotting Software Call Drawing Tool
Site Plans     Deed Plotting Site Plan Software
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Basic Edition
Does not include curves, multiple layers or waypoints.

$39.95

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Includes 1 year of updates from date of purchase.

Basic to Pro Upgrade
Add curves, multiple layers and waypoints. This option requires that you already own the Basic edition.

$40.00

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Pro Edition
Includes all features.

$79.95
Volume Discounts Available

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Includes 1 year of updates from date of purchase.

1-Year Update Renewal
Allows access to all updates for 1 year from date of this purchase. Updating is optional.

$29.95

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Mobile Deed Plotting Software

Mobile Feature Comparison

Basic
for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

Pro
for iPad

Auto Complete Drawing iPhone Metes and Bounds Auto Complete Drawing iPad Metes and Bounds Auto Complete Drawing
Labeling   iPad Metes and Bounds Labeling
Multiple Layers / Tracts / Plots   iPad Metes and Bounds Multiple Plots
Curves iPhone Metes and Bounds Curves iPad Metes and Bounds Curves
GPS iPhone Metes and Bounds Lat/Long iPad Metes and Bounds Lat/Long
Section Maps 0 1
Deed Plotting Software for iOS Basic for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
v1.9.4
Designed for iPhone and iPad. Does not include many of the features listed on this page. Please see iOS Basic edition website for feature list.
$4.99 Deed Plot Software for iPhone
Deed Plot Software for iOS Pro for iPad
v1.6.3
Designed specifically for the iPad. Does not include many of the features listed on this page. Please see iOS Pro edition website for feature list.

$9.99

Deed Plotting Software for iPad

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