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Metes and Bounds
Deed Plotting Software for Landmen, Realtors, Home Owners, Genealogists, various Legal Professions and many others. For Mac, Windows, and iOS
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Desktop Software Features

Free, Basic and Pro Feature Comparison

Deed Plot Software Features

Turn Metes and Bounds data into a deed plot map.

Deed Plot Software Screenshot
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Try our deed plotting software for free.
(Example from Tutorial #1. Click to enlarge)

Also see the Deed Plotting Video and Tutorial section below.

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.

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.

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 Metes and Bounds 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 the 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 different measurement types. There should be a measure type for any of your real estate measurement 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.

Split a single deed plot into multiple deed plots. Split the plot by hand, or choose a starting point and let the  deed drawing 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 the 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.

Desktop Features

Desktop Free

Desktop Basic

Desktop Pro

Auto Complete Drawing Metes and Bounds Feature Auto Complete Metes and Bounds Software Auto Complete Metes and Bounds Software Auto Complete
Line Call Captions Metes and Bounds Software Line Call Captions Metes and Bounds Software Line Call Captions Metes and Bounds Software Line Call Captions
Custom Scales Metes and Bounds Software Custom Scales Metes and Bounds Software Custom Scales Metes and Bounds Software Custom Scales
Call Lists on Drawing Metes and Bounds Software Call Lists Metes and Bounds Software Call Lists Metes and Bounds Software Call Lists
Plot Splitting   Metes and Bounds Software Plot Splitting Metes and Bounds 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   Metes and Bounds Software Scaled Background Pictures Metes and Bounds Software Scaled Background Images
Measurement Tool   Metes and Bounds Software Measurement Tool Metes and Bounds Software Measurement Tool
Area Calculations   Metes and Bounds Software Area Calculations Metes and Bounds 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   Metes and Bounds Software Title Blocks Metes and Bounds Software Title Blocks
Analyze Closing Errors     Metes and Bounds Software Analyze Closing Errors
Multiple Layers/Tracts/Plots     Metes and Bounds Software Multiple Plots
Curve Calls     Metes and Bounds Software Curves
Lat/Long, GPX, KML, Shapefiles(.shp)     Metes and Bounds Software Export KML and Shapefiles
Correct Bad or Missing Calls     Metes and Bounds Software Find Missing Calls
Call Drawing Tool     Metes and Bounds Software Call Drawing Tool
Section Maps 1 1 36

Download Desktop Software
Download includes the Pro, Basic and Free Deed Plotting versions.

Functionality is determined by your serial number.
No serial number is required for the Free version.

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v5.7.0
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Mac OS X 10.9.5 or Higher
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v5.7.0
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Windows 7 SP1 or Higher
 

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Free Version

Free

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Basic Version
Does not include curves, multiple layers or waypoints.

$39.95

Buy Basic Deed Plotting Software
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 version.

$30.00

Upgrade Deed Plotting Software
Includes 1 year of updates from date of purchase.

Pro Version
Includes all features.

$69.95
Volume Discounts Available

Purchase Metes and Bounds Pro Software
Includes 1 year of updates from date of purchase.

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

$19.95

Renew Deed Plotting Software

Purchase serial number to unlock the Pro version of Metes and Bounds

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Also see the tutorial section below.

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
v1.9.0
Designed for iPhone and iPad. Does not include many of the features listed on this page. Please see iOS Basic version website for feature list.
$4.99 Deed Plot Software for iPhone
Deed Plot Software for iOS Pro for iPad
v1.6.0
Designed specifically for the iPad. Does not include many of the features listed on this page. Please see iOS Pro version website for feature list.

$9.99

Deed Plotting Software for iPad


Metes and Bounds Deed Plotting Tutorials

Getting Started with Metes and Bounds Deed Plotting Software

Getting Started with our Deed Plotting Software

Working with Layers and Backgrounds

Working with Waypoints

Deed Plotting Software Waypoints Tutorial

Working with Labels

Deed Plot Software Labeling Tutorial

Estimating Layer Overlap

Deed Plot Software Overlap Tutorial

Working with Sections and Layers

Deed Plot Software Section Tutorial

Working with Multiple Sections

Deed Plotting Software Sections Tutorial

Working with Difficult Legal Descriptions

Deed Plot Softoware Bad or Missing Call Tutorial

Merging Layers

Deed Plotting Software Merging Plots Tutorial

Metes and Bounds Help PDF

Download Metes and Bounds Help

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