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Is there any way that I could use google maps or bing map or other free map provider as WMS in MapInfo Professional 10.0?

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You've been able to do this for ages. In 10.5, you can add bing maps via a one click operation.

Options>Toolbars>Web Services

Quote from the user guide:

Server-Side Authentication for WMS and WFS: You can access WFS and WMS servers that require basic authentication using the built-in standard mechanism for internet servers. To connect to a WFS or WMS server that requires authentication, complete the Connect dialog box that displays.

10 user guide

Tips and tricks WMS

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Thanks +1 I am using mapinfo 10.0 –  kinkajou Aug 16 '11 at 22:57

If only this were true. There is no Bing option in WMS nor is Google there. Neither seem to have WMS access.

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Would you be able to edit your answer to clarify your statement, please? To me it appears to be a comment on the other answer rather than an answer to the question. To stay in the area reserved for answers it needs to be a direct answer to the question. –  PolyGeo Oct 20 at 11:54

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