Installing MapInfo Pro 2019 and MapInfo Pro 2019 Viewer

Products Affected: MapInfo Pro™ 17.02 or later.
 
The MapInfo Pro 2019 installer allows for both the full application and the ProViewer application to be installed.
Depending on the needs of the customer, the installer can install the full MapInfo Pro application, the limited-functionality ProViewer Subscription version, or both. 

As shown in the screenshot below, the user can install the fully functional MapInfo Pro application by checking the box in the top left corner,
or the ProViewer by checking the box in the bottom left corner. 
If the user wants to install both applications,  they will need to select both checkboxes.





If the user made the wrong selection while installing, simply uninstall and run the MapInfo Pro Installer again. 
User should follow prompts during the installation until the dialog shown above is displayed, and then select the appropriate checkbox and then complete the application. 

How to install only MapInfo Pro Viewer?

What is the MapInfo Pro Viewer?


MapInfo Pro Viewer is a free subscription version of MapInfo that provides read-only access. With the viewer, you can:

    Open any workspace from v17 or previous versions
    Open additional tables in read-only mode
    Perform basic map operations such as pan, zoom, reordering layers, etc.
    Creating output either printed or as a PDF or image file
    Create new map or browser windows with some restrictions

You cannot:

    Edit, Create or Save any tables including data or structure modifications
    Save changes to a workspace
    Create new layouts
    Perform any analytics through themes, SQL selections or raster operations
    Make edits to a map other than those specified above
    Create or Open MapBasic programs
    Get full tech support *

Requirements and Installation Instructions

You must have a 64-bit version of Windows including any versions for personal, business or server use.  Note that the installer can be used to install either the ProViewer or the full version of MapInfo Pro.

To install:

    Unzip the downloaded file and run setup.exe. Download it from here.
    Follow the steps of the install wizard. On the step where you are asked to put in a serial number and access code leave it empty.
    Check only the MapInfo Pro Viewer box.
    Once the installation is complete, launch the viewer using the shortcut for the “MapInfo Viewer”.
    You will then be asked to either login or establish an account. You may already have an account if you have a previously set one up for the purpose of       billing or using subscription plan for geocoding and drivetime services.

*Tech support is not available with the free viewer unless your organization has support through paid copies of MapInfo Pro.
UPDATED:  August 13, 2020