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OS Maps API in QGIS


QGIS is a free and opensource desktop GIS application. Over recent years and through the continued effort of the community the system has moved from a data viewer to a fully fletched GIS with all the standard capabilities of most commercial packages. You can easily connect your OS Maps API account with QGIS following these steps:- *Steps may vary slightly depending on which version of QGIS you are using. Guide created using version 2.0.1 "Dufour".* 1. Start QGIS Desktop 2. In the top menu navigate to Layer -> Add WMS/WMTS Layer (You can also use **CTRL + Shift + W**) 2. In the window that opens click **New** 3. Enter a descriptive name and the URL https://api2.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/mapping_api/v1/service/wmts?key=[[app:key]] making sure to use your own API Key. 4. Leave all other settings as they are and click **OK** 5. Select the connection you just created from the dropdown menu and click **Connect** 6. From the list of layers being shown individually select those you would like to view and click **Add** for each. [block:callout] { "type": "success", "body": "For optimum performance and representation ensure the Tileset, CRS and Format are the same for each layer you select." } [/block]