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Tools

This page contains links to additional SkyMap Pro "tools" allowing you to create or modify data for the program. All the tools on this page can be downloaded and used free of charge.

Astorb (15kb)
Astorb is a tool for converting an ASTORB asteroid database downloaded from the internet into an "internal" SkyMap Pro asteroid catalog containing all the asteroids which have been officially "numbered". Click the link above to download the file, and then simply "unzip" it to a directory on your hard disk, and view the "ReadMe.txt" file for instructions.
ConstFig5 (27kb)
ConstFig5 is a tool allowing you to modify the constellation "stick figures" displayed by SkyMap Pro 5, 6, or 7,or to create entirely new ones! Click the link above to download the file, and then simply "unzip" it to a directory on your hard disk, and view the "ReadMe.txt" file for instructions.
ConstFig8 (27kb)
ConstFig8 is a tool allowing you to modify the constellation "stick figures" displayed by SkyMap Pro 8, 9, or 10, or to create entirely new ones! Click the link above to download the file, and then simply "unzip" it to a directory on your hard disk, and view the "ReadMe.txt" file for instructions.
ConstFig11 (31kb)
ConstFig11 is a tool allowing you to modify the constellation "stick figures" displayed by SkyMap Pro 11, or to create entirely new ones! Click the link above to download the file, and then simply "unzip" it to a directory on your hard disk, and view the "ReadMe.txt" file for instructions.
DBLog2CSV (131kb)
DBLog2CSV is a tool for exporting a SkyMap Pro 9 observing log database to a comma separated value file which can be read by Excel, Access, etc. This permits those with more advanced database reporting requirements than can be achieved with SkyMap to generate reports using tools such as Access. This tool is not required for versions of SkyMap after SkyMap Pro 9.
Mpcorb (20kb)
Mpcorb is a tool for converting the Minor Planet Center's MPCORB asteroid database downloaded from the internet into an "internal" SkyMap Pro asteroid catalog containing all the asteroids which have been officially "numbered". Click the link above to download the file, and then simply "unzip" it to a directory on your hard disk, and view the "ReadMe.txt" file for instructions.
NotesImport (120kb)
NotesImport is a tool for importing a SkyMap Pro version 6, 7, or 8 "object notes" database into the new database format used by SkyMap Pro 9. Simply download, unzip, and run. This tool is not required for versions of SkyMap after SkyMap Pro 9.
SMPReset (5kb)
SMPReset is a tool for resetting SkyMap Pro to its default settings. Copy to your SkyMap installation directory, unzip, and run the file "SMPReset.exe". SMPReset will reset any version of SkyMap Pro from v5 to v8. Please note that later versions of this tool are supplied as standard with all versions of SkyMap Pro from v9 onwards.
Upgrade (10kb)
This file contains a program called "CopySettings" which will copy settings from an older version of SkyMap Pro into SkyMap Pro 8, and a text file containing detailed instructions about what other files need to be copied in order to completely "upgrade" from an older version of the program. By following these instructions, (virtually) everything that you've set up in an older SkyMap version can be transferred to SkyMap Pro 8. Please note that later versions of this tool are supplied as standard with all versions of SkyMap Pro from v9 onwards.