Help and FAQs

View the answers to all common questions about OS getamap in category order.

The most common questions asked about using OS getamap this month were:

What browsers does OS getamap work on?

OS getamap has been fully tested using the most popular browsers:

  • IE6 (with service pack 3), IE7, and IE8 - get the latest version free from Microsoft or use Windows Update.
  • Safari version 3 or above
  • Firefox version 3+
  • Google Chrome version 9 for  Windows XP, Windows 7 and Vista
  • Opera version 11

What map scale will my print-out be?

  • For the free A5 prints the mapping is printed as it is shown on screen so the zoom level will determine the scale it is printed at.
  • For the A4 full page prints in addition to selecting the ‘print to fit’ option above you can also print 1:25000 fixed scale and 1:50000 fixed scale maps.

Does OS getamap work on Apple Macs?

Yes, if you use a Mac with an Intel-based processor and the Safari browser version 3 or above.

In your terms, what does ‘personal, non-commercial use’ and ‘reasonable use mean?

‘Personal, non-commercial use’ means that any prints you make can’t be used for business purposes, or anything that is liable to result in a commercial gain or profit.

‘Reasonable use’ means to make a limited number of copies for your own personal use only.
Please see the full OS getamap Terms and conditions for our fair use policy.

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