You can use Tile Map Service to add more background maps e.g Open Street Maps, Bing.

Note: Premium users have access to Mapbox basemaps:

  • Mapbox streets
  • Mapbox satellite
  • Mapbox dark
  • Mapbox light
  • Mapbox satellite – streets

Contact us for the more info about pricing.

Add basemap to the map

  1. Select Add Layer from the Layer tab or Map tab.
  2. Select Tile Map Service in the Source Browser.
  3. Select TMS layer.
  4. Click Select button.


Note: System will ask you to change the map projection into the web Mercator projection. This is a standard projection which is used by basemap providers (Bing, Mapbox, Open Street map). Note that basemaps can’t be reprojected into a different projection. If you want to set other map projection, first remove all basemaps and then browse desired projection under the Map Properties.


Add TMS layer to GIS Cloud

It is possible to add a TMS layer provided by third party side and display it as a layer in GIS Cloud. Here you can find instructions on how to display OpenTopo map as TMS.

To add Tile Map Service to the Datasource Manager:

  1. Select Datasource Manager from the Tools tab.
  2. Click Add TMS in the Source Browser.
  3. In Info tab insert:

    • Name – name of TMS
    • Tile server –
    • Tile path – {z}/{x}/{y}.png




  5. In Advanced tab insert:

    • xMin: -20037508.3427892
    • yMin: -20037508.3427892
    • xMax: 20037508.3427892
    • yMax: 20037508.3427892
    • Check WMTS box




  7. Click Save button.
  8. To add the layer to the map open Add Layer dialog, select Tile Map Service from the left side, select the layer and click Save.