Free Map Tools is a place to find free tools to allow you to measure, save and send maps to other people.

These tools can be used for a variety of reasons and by a broad range of people. This website can be used by groups or individuals who have hobbies such as:

This site makes use of Maps API's, PHP and Ajax.

If you have any suggestions of possible tools that could be developed that make use of maps then please get in touch. Any suggestions for improvements for existing tools will also be appreciated.


While every care is taken to ensure the accuracy of the data within this website and output by this website, Free Map Tools does not make any representations or warranties about its accuracy, completeness, reliability or suitability for any particular purpose and disclaim all responsibility and all liability for all expenses, losses, damages and costs which might be incurred as a result of the data being inaccurate or incomplete in any way and for any reason.

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Free Map Tools uses and protects any information that you give Free Map Tools when you use this website.
Free Map Tools is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Free Map Tools may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 13th August 2016.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to Other Websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling Your Personal Information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

Data Sources

Population API : GHSL - Global Human Settlement Layer, population grid multitemporal (1975-1990-2000-2015) [https://ghsl.jrc.ec.europa.eu/ghs_pop2019.php]

Comments For This Page

This is a great set of tools! Exploration on the map of the globe - specifically with the tool that connects points and directions - inspired a huge chapter of the novel I'm writing. Thanks!
By Petros Evdokas on 10th November 2021

Very good initiative. Using for a long time. It mustn't go down. Heartiest thanks to the creators.
By Sujan on 22nd July 2020

I love it
On 3rd July 2020

Why did it curve
By Fred on 23rd April 2018

Very helpful tool but there needs to have a citation where the data came from. Was the data derived from census or other source of information?
By Jon on 14th February 2018

How come it suddenly takes the map off the computer... n says something about JavaScript.... what on earth is that???
By Confused on 9th September 2017

Bogiz, get in contact if you wish to use a paid for API.
By Free Map Tools on 7th September 2017

How can I use your API?
By Bogiz on 6th September 2017

Hi, on which page/tool does the KML export fail in Firefox?
By Free Map Tools on 10th July 2017

unable to export KML file in firefox browser able to export in chrome browser
On 10th July 2017

Recommended for people struggling with a reverse geocache
By Fino on 8th July 2017

Where is the download for the Map tools? I'm on your website but it's only giving me the option to download a pdf combiner.
On 2nd March 2017

Using it for my Bachelor Thesisis!
By Martin from Bavaria on 9th November 2016

Great website with many uses! Need to keep updating it to make it more user friendly, better layout, and accurate.
On 4th October 2016

Is there a margin of error ?
On 20th June 2016

Great job man. i was looking for post codes for distance calculator.
On 18th October 2015

very neat tool
By Ian on 5th September 2015

Very useful website with great tools - very recommandable. Perhaps an app one day...? :)
By Ryan on 26th February 2015

Great Tools - so good to know this Website!!
On 26th January 2015

THANK YOU thank you thank you
On 7th January 2015

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