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  • QGIS icon

    QGIS

    A fully featured, user friendly, open source Geographic Information System (GIS) with similar power to ArcGIS and MapInfo.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android BSD

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  • PostGIS icon

    PostGIS

    PostGIS adds support for geographic objects to the PostgreSQL object-relational database. In effect, PostGIS "spatially enables" the PostgreSQL server, allowing it to be used as a backend spatial database for geographic...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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    • While PostGIS can collect GIS data, its primary functionality is that of a database and doesn't provide most of the feature set that ArcGIS has. Guest • Jun 2015 Disagree   Agree
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    GRASS GIS

    GRASS GIS (Geographic Resources Analysis Support System) is an open source, free software (FOSS) Geographical Information System (GIS) with raster, topological, vector, image processing, and visualization functionality. Used for...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Mapline

    Maximize the use of your Excel spreadsheet data. Make mapping the easiest. Transform Excel data into visual analysis. We lead in data simplification and presentation. We are committed to deliver the tools needed to outpace competition.

    Freemium Mac Windows Web / Cloud

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    MapInfo Professional

    MapInfo Professional is a powerful, functionally rich desktop mapping application from Pitney Bowes MapInfo, designed to enable organisations to solve business problems that have a geographical element. Users can make use of a full...

    Commercial Windows

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    uDig

    uDig is a GIS software program produced by a community led by Canadian-based consulting company Refractions Research. It is based on the Eclipse platform and features full layered open source GIS. It is written in Java and released...

    Open Source Windows

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    gvSIG Desktop

    gvSIG is a Geographic Information System (GIS), that is, a desktop application designed for capturing, storing, handling, analyzing and deploying any kind of referenced geographic information in order to solve complex management and...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

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  • Surfer icon

    Surfer

    Surfer is a full-function contouring, gridding, and 3D surface mapping software. It is used extensively for terrain modeling, bathymetric modeling, landscape visualization, surface analysis, contour mapping, and watershed mapping.

    Commercial Windows

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    SAGA GIS

    SAGA - System for Automated Geoscientific Analyses - is a Geographic Information System (GIS) software with immense capabilities for geodata processing and analysis. SAGA is programmed in the object oriented C++ language and supports...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    OpenLayers

    OpenLayers is a high-performance, feature-packed library for all your mapping needs. FEATURES Tiled Layers Pull tiles from OSM, Bing, MapBox, Stamen, MapQuest, and any other XYZ source you can find. OGC mapping services and...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

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  • SuperGIS icon

    SuperGIS

    Supergeo Technologies Inc. is global leading GIS software & total solution provider. With series GIS products covering from desktop, mobile, server to developer SDK, SuperGIS has been utilized more than 100 different countries.

    Commercial Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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  • MangoMap icon

    MangoMap

    Transform your data into interactive web maps that empower clients, colleagues and communities.

    Freemium Web / Cloud

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    MapWindow GIS

    MapWindow is a fully free and open source geographic information system project. It includes an open source programming component, MapWinGIS ActiveX, and an extensible desktop application that supports plug-ins written in .NET (C# and...

    Open Source Windows

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    Geoconcept

    The GEOCONCEPT solution was designed first and foremost to respond to expectations of users who wanted to leverage the power of geographical data to the fullest. The Geoconcept Geographic Information System (GIS) is the central...

    Commercial Windows Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

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    Manifold

    Manifold GIS is a combination of mapping, CAD, DBMS and image processing. The hallmark of GIS is the power of using a visual interface to view, grab, analyze, manipulate and transform data that would not be comprehensible in classic...

    Commercial Windows

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    MapLarge

    Beautiful, User Friendly online mapping software that scales to big data. The MapLarge API enables user-driven, low latency, interactive visual exploration and analysis of very large geospatial and non-geospatial data collections...

    Freemium Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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    Global Mapper

    Global Mapper is a GIS Data processing application that offers access to a variety of spatial datasets and provides GIS functionality. Global Mapper is a must-have utility for anyone who deals with maps or spatial data.

    Commercial Windows

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    what3words

    Geocoding system for the simple communication of locations with a resolution of 3 m.

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone iPad

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  • Maptitude icon

    Maptitude

    Business mapping software (geographic information system) that delivers affordable, easy-to-use, professional mapping tools for mapping in these sectors: franchising, health care, business, territories, site selection, sales...

    Commercial Windows

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    • Same vector GIS functionality, easier to use, additional capabilities not in ArcGIS, excellent documentation and tech support ... less than 1/2 the price. RHoskinsAug 2015 Disagree   Agree
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    Mapserver

    MapServer is an Open Source platform for publishing spatial data and interactive mapping applications to the web. Originally developed in the mid-1990’s at the University of Minnesota, MapServer is released under an MIT-style license...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Spotzi

    Spotzi is an easy-to-use FREE online GIS/data mapping platform for businesses/professionals. With a short learning curve, people can immediately start with creating maps from data. Spotzi also has a datashop with readymade maps.

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Windows RT Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad

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  • GeoMedia Professional icon

    GeoMedia Professional

    Intergraph is the leading global provider of engineering and geospatial software that enables customers to visualize complex data. Businesses and governments in more than 60 countries rely on Intergraph’s industry-specific software to...

    Commercial Windows

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  • TatukGIS Editor icon

    TatukGIS Editor

    Professional desktop GIS supporting most ArcGIS (and other) data formats, enterprise spatial databases, 5,000 pre-defined coordinate systems, and built-in scripting IDE for customization and feature extensions.

    Commercial Windows

  • MapViewer icon

    MapViewer

    MapViewer is an affordable mapping and spatial analysis tool that allows you to easily produce publication-quality thematic maps. Precisely display your data distribution with the most intuitive functions and features.

    Commercial Windows

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    GeoSheets

    GeoSheets is a free add-on for Google Spreadsheets that makes it simple to do lightweight GIS tasks like geocoding, address normalization, distance calculations and creating customized and embeddable maps.

    Freemium Web / Cloud Google Drive

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