HandyMap Route Planner - Driving and Transit Directions

Task pane add-in for use with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Office Online.

  • You are planning an event and would like to review routes and include a map with driving directions to the conference center in your Word document. 

  • You are reviewing customer data in Excel, and would like to quickly check the transit times for your sales team to travel to the customer site. 

  • While planning logistics, you want to calculate the optimal driving route and include a map showing the possible routes to your distribution centers.

  • You want to send your customized route maps and directions to your customers and co-workers or display it on your website.

Sound familiar? Then HandyMap Route Planner is the Office task pane add-in that you need. Perform all of the above tasks and more without leaving your Office document.


Create customized driving and transit route maps

  • Driving and transit directions with distance and time.

  • Route optimization to help you plan the most efficient order for route way-stops.

  • Road, Aerial, Bird's Eye and Streetside map views.

  • Built using proven Microsoft Maps technology!

Extensive marker and route customization options

  • Customize routes with distinct colors, markers, images and place descriptors.

  • Build markers using your own images and logos.

  • Scalable markers lets you add markers spanning a range of sizes.

  • Marker library functionality for storing your frequently used images.

Alternate route options and step-by-step directions

  • Review routes on a fully interactive map with pan and zoom.

  • Compare different route options across distance, time, highway and toll roads. 

  • Round trip routing and round trip way-stop optimization.

  • Import step-by-step driving and transit directions into your document.

Data import and map persistence features

  • Use the data import feature to effortlessly build routes using address data from your document.

  • Auto complete aided lookup of your start, destination and way points addresses.

  • Save customized maps as part of your document and revisit when needed.

  • Set maps to automatically load when opening a document.

Highlight route details and generate map imagery

  • Utilize callout labels to highlight the key aspects of your map.

  • View bird's eye and street-side imagery of your routes from within Excel or Word.

  • Create street and satellite map images for emailing or attaching to your documents.

Enable others to view your maps

  • New Share Maps feature now makes it possible to allow others to view your custom maps.

  • Generate map links that can be shared via email, text or on social media. 

  • Display your custom maps on your web site or social media page.

  • Users can access your maps from all popular web browsers and mobile devices.

  • Keep shared maps current by simply updating the map inside your Office document. 

  • Secure map links with password protection and accessibility dates. 

  • Wide range of monthly subscription plans to fit your requirement and budget.

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