The purpose of the paper is to show the options for easily accessible tools suitable for presentation and processing of old maps and vedute. It can also be a springboard for both those who are just interested in this field and those who are seriously involved in processing of historical documents and are searching for a suitable software. Those who are really interested can go through a graduation thesis or search the enclosed CD or DVD which contain other materials, data from all lectures and also most of the software mentioned here. The thesis is also accessible on the www.staremapy.cz. Beside the aforementioned, the thesis deals with classification of historical documents in the library system. Searching through large collections of old maps and classification of search results according to the relevance towards questions is also very interesting.