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From version 4.0 the new name of the software is mkml.

1trip1map 3.0 is a batch server software (windows, linux, hpux, solaris, aix, … and every OS supported by perl) to convert  files (or standard input) with inside a list of points into a line (or points) over a map (kml).

The format of the input file has to be a sequence of point lines like (you can use also comments, line that start with hash symbol, or blank lines)

latitute;longitude;(altitude optional);(title optional);(body optional, you can write html code)

With version 3.0 you can insert a special comment that is a command:
#!new=line color;point color;folder name;line name#
to set the line color and the line name, the points color, the folder name.

This is a valid line
11.733613014221191;44.957479650570484;0.0;End;<b>End Point</b>
will add over the point 11.733613014221191;44.957479650570484;0.0 of the line a balloon with the title End and inside the html code <b>End Point</b>

RUN 1trip1map
1trip1map *.txt
will convert all the .txt files into .kml files
On unix cat your_filename | 1trip1map – will print into standard output the kml file
On windows (dos) more your_filename | 1trip1map –

Configuration file
The configuration file is 1trip1map.cfg in the same directory where you run 1trip1map
These are the fields you can set editing it:
documentname the kml name of Document and name and description of the line
width the width of the line (default is 4)
color the color of the line and balloons (default is ffffffff – white)
noline if set 1 you can see only the points with description (default is 0 – design the line)

1trip1map is free only for personal use, for commercial (business) use the fee for every license is euro 50 + 5 euro for every physical core (for virtual servers euro 80 + 10 euro for every virtual core).
Write us to register your license info (@) pivari . com
If you can send us examples of your final kmls or description of your use of our software we will make you a special fee.

From version 4.0 the new name of the software is mkml.

If you want to test the software in stranger OS like openvms, Z series, AS/400, SCO, … using perl, ask us the perl 1map1trip code.


  • 05/14/2014 version 3.0: in the input data (or data file) is possibile to use
    #!new=line color;point color;folder name;line name#
    e.g. #!new=ffA95B3F;ffA95B3F;Le opere nel cimitero di Rovigo;#
  • 04/25/2014 version 2.0: With noline : 1 you can see only points that have descriptions
    In input file you can insert blank lines and/or comments (hash symbol followed by chars) after spaces
  • 01/25/2014 version 1.0: the first public release

Write us the features you need in the next releases. We will add them!

How can I view kml files?
Best kml viewer (client fow Win, Mac and Linux and recently Andoid and iOS) is Google Earth.
It’s possible to use web apps like:
Google Maps using
KML viewer
KML Viewer (also using Google Earth web plugin)
and other apps for Android and iOS

How can I embed kml?