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2D | Programs and web-based tools

2D maps you can find everywhere have a high chance to be done in one of editors below, they are most known and popular ones.

Pretty easy to use and can provide pretty good quality.

2D Map Editors

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Wonderdraft

Software for creating good quality world and regional maps. Customizable and easy to use.

One-time payment model
30$

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Inkarnate

Web-based map editor, can be used for different types of maps: worlds, regions, battlemaps, cities, etc.

Free/subscription-based model
Subscription is very useful.
5/25$ – month/year

Dungeondraft

Dungeondraft

Specialised software for battlemaps of all scale.

One-time payment model
20$

Generators

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Azgaar's Fantasy Map Generator

Web-based map generator, which can generate you not only map, but nations, religions, history and so on.

Free to use

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One-page Dungeon

Quick dungeon generator, it also generates random general description and story, if you need it.

Free to use

Other Programs You can use for Cartography

Pretty much any image editor like Photoshop, they are similar in what they do, but have different tools and sometimes specialize on something specific.

  • Photoshop
  • Clip Studio Paint
  • MediBang Paint
  • Corel Painter
  • Krita
  • Rebelle
  • Paint.net
  • And any other raster editor you can think of...