Monthly Archives: April 2023

Get a free OCAD Starter License for World Orienteering Day

World Orienteering Day (WOD) is a project of the International Orienteering Federation to increase the visibility and accessibility of orienteering worldwide.

This year, between the dates May 17th and May 23rd 2023, any orienteering activity held can be registered as a World Orienteering Day event.

As in previous years, we provide free OCAD Starter licenses to draw orienteering maps and set courses for this event.

How to get a license:

  • Register a WOD event here
  • Send an email to and request a license
  • You will get the license information by email from WOD

OCAD Starter does not only include the Course Setting Module, but also the New Map Wizard, with which you can create an orienteering map anywhere in the world with just a few clicks.

You can find out how to do so in our World Orienteering Day Tutorial.

Register now and become a part of WOD!

OCAD Tutorials Updated

In order to provide our customers with an easy introduction to course setting and mapping, we have revised and updated our tutorials.

  • OCAD Basics
    Drawing tutorial for beginners and advanced users.

Here you find all OCAD Tutorials.