To help you make the right decision about a subscription the following contains detailed information about CalTopo subscriptions. We also include a huge number of features for free on both the website and on the mobile apps.
The key features that change by purchasing a subscription are:
- Number of private maps
- Larger PDFs for printing or export (size of page and number of pages)
- Offline data in app or on desktop
- Specialized export, and use cases (KMZ, Google Earth, WMS, WMTS, etc)
The differences in each subscription with regard to these features are highlighted below:
|Private Maps||5 Private Maps||20 Private Maps||200 Private Maps||Same as Pro|
|PDF Generation|| 8.5"x11" PDFs only
Up to 5 pages long
| Up to 13"x19" PDFs
Up to 15 pages of 8.5"x11"
| Up to 48"x48" PDFs
Up to 40 pages of 8.5"x11"
|Same as Pro|
|Map Layers||No offline map data or layers|| Focused on topographic maps and are only available at standard resolution.
||Includes aerial imagery and high res imagery
||Includes all offline available layers and desktop software
All map layers are available online for all users (including free users), but in order to download maps and go off the grid you are required to have a subscription. CalTopo offers nearly unlimited downloads of a variety of layers based upon subscription level.