GIS Opensource


If you think only ESRI produces GIS software, you need to see this list. Try one or two of these softwares that meets your needs.

  • SAGA GIS – System for Automated Geoscientific Analyses- a hybrid GIS software. SAGA has a unique Application Programming Interface (API) and a fast growing set of geoscientifc methods, bundled in exchangeable Module Libraries.
  • Quantum GIS – QGIS is a user friendly Open Source GIS that runs on Linux, Unix, Mac OS X, and Windows.
  • MapWindow GIS – Free, open source GIS desktop application and programming component.
  • ILWIS – ILWIS (Integrated Land and Water Information System) integrates image, vector and thematic data.
  • uDig
  • gvSIG – Open source GIS written in Java.
  • JUMP GIS / OpenJUMP – (Open) Java Unified Mapping Platform (the desktop GIS OpenJUMP, SkyJUMP, deeJUMP and Kosmo emerged from JUMP)
  • GRASS – Originally developed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, open source: a complete GIS.
Source: Wikipedia
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One Response to GIS Opensource

  1. O-gis says:

    Have you try once of that application, I have try QGIS, uDIG, GRASS but not very satistified. Nice if we can change URL in our blog, i hope. Thx

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