GIS Software

  • Quantum GIS

    "Quantum GIS (QGIS) is a powerful and user friendly Open Source Geographic Information System (GIS) that runs on Linux, Unix, Mac OSX, and Windows. QGIS supports vector, raster, and database formats. QGIS is licensed under the GNU Public License." 

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  • DIVA GIS

    "DIVA-GIS is a free computer program for mapping and geographic data analysis (a geographic information system (GIS). With DIVA-GIS you can make maps of the world, or of a very small area, using, for example, state boundaries, rivers, a satellite image, and the locations of sites where an animal species was observed. We also provide free spatial data for the whole world that you can use in DIVA-GIS or other programs."

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  • SAGA GIS

    "SAGA is the abbreviation for System for Automated Geoscientific Analyses ...is a Geographic Information System (GIS) software .. has been designed for an easy and effective implementation of spatial algorithms .. offers a comprehensive, growing set of geoscientific methods .. provides an easily approachable user interface with many visualisation options ..  runs under Windows and Linux operating systems .. is a Free Open Source Software (FOSS)"

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  • ILWIS

    ​".. the world's most user-friendly integrated software with raster processing capabilities to work on remotely sensed satellite images and vector processing capabilities for making vector maps and countless spacial modeling abilities. Its fully integrated raster and vector approach and user-friendlyness make it particularly suitable for natural resources managers, field scientists, biologists, ecologists, etc., as well as for educators."

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  • MultiSpec

    "A Freeware Multispectral Image Data Analysis System which aims to define robust and fundamentally based technology for analyzing multispectral and hyperspectral image data, and to transfer this technology to the user community in as rapid a manner as possible."

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  • GIS Data Viewers

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  • Free GIS Software Programs and Related Tools

    "The FreeGIS Project website provides software overview on Free Geographic Information Systems and communication on developments, plans, infos on Free GIS Software and Free Geo-Data"

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  • ForestPal

    "The website features low-cost and free tools and data sources along with practical instructions to make GIS accessible to more users."

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  • DEM processing

    Terrain modeling and satellite image processing. 

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