Altova MapForce Server 2024 

MapForce Server is available for installation on Windows systems. The broad installation and setup procedure is described below. For detailed information about specific parts of the installation procedure, see their respective topics.


Installing MapForce Server

MapForce Server can be installed on Windows systems as follows:


As a separate standalone server product. To install MapForce Server , download and run the MapForce Server installer. Follow the on-screen instructions.

To install MapForce Server as part of the FlowForce Server package, download and run the FlowForce Server installer. Follow the on-screen instructions and make sure you check the option for installing MapForce Server.


The installers of both MapForce Server and FlowForce Server are available at the Altova Download Center ( You can select your installation language from the box in the lower left area of the wizard. Note that this selection also sets the default language of MapForce Server. You can change the language later from the command line.


Installing LicenseServer

In order for MapForce Server to work, it must be registered and licensed with an Altova LicenseServer on your network. When you install MapForce Server or FlowForce Server on Windows systems, you can install LicenseServer together with MapForce Server or FlowForce Server. For details, see Install LicenseServer.


After installation, the MapForce Server executable will be located by default at the following path:




All the necessary registrations to use MapForce Server via a COM interface, as a Java interface, and in the .NET environment will be done by the installer.


Installing on Windows Server Core

Windows Server Core has no GUI and must be installed via the command line. See the section Installing on Windows Server Core for information about how to do this.


Uninstalling MapForce Server

Uninstall MapForce Server as follows:


1.Right-click the Windows Start button and select Settings.

2.Open the Control Panel (start typing "Control Panel" and click the suggested entry).

3.Under Programs, click Uninstall a program.

4.In Control Panel, select MapForce Server and click Uninstall.


Evaluation license

During the installation process, you will be given the option of requesting a 30-day evaluation license for MapForce Server. After submitting the request, an evaluation license will be sent to the email address you registered.


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