Alternatives to ArcGIS for all platforms with any license

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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

    • QGIS can read geodatabases. The software is frequently updated and print composer is very good alternative to ArcGIS for map layouts. Guest • May 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • QGIS doesn't have the imagery tools, templates, or 3D capabilities of ArcGIS. Nor does it have the mobile apps and online cloud capabilities. Guest • Mar 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • GRASS GIS icon

    GRASS GIS

    GRASS GIS (Geographic Resources Analysis Support System) is an open source, free software (FOSS) Geographical Information System (GIS) with raster, topological, vector...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • PostGIS icon

    PostGIS

    PostGIS adds support for geographic objects to the PostgreSQL object-relational database. In effect, PostGIS "spatially enables" the PostgreSQL server...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

    • 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
  • gvSIG Desktop icon

    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...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

  • MapInfo Professional icon

    MapInfo Professional

    MapInfo Professional is a powerful, functionally rich desktop mapping application from Pitney Bowes MapInfo, designed to enable organisations to solve business problems...

    Commercial Windows

  • 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...

    Commercial Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • CloudSpatial icon

    CloudSpatial

    CloudSpatial is an ESRI Geoservices REST Implementation. CloudSpatial is a drop in replacement for ArcGIS Server that works with all ESRI API's and ArcGIS Desktop....

    Commercial Windows

  • 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...

    Commercial Windows

  • Spatial Feature Server icon

    Spatial Feature Server

    Spatial Feature Server by MapET is an ESRI Geoservices REST Implementation and works with all ESRI Rest API's. The source of published data is the spatial extension...

    Commercial Windows

  • uDig icon

    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...

    Open Source Windows

  • Mapline icon

    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...

    Freemium Mac Windows Web

  • OpenLayers icon

    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...

    Open Source Web Self-Hosted

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  • MangoMap icon

    MangoMap

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

    Freemium Web

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  • MapWindow GIS icon

    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...

    Open Source Windows

  • Geoconcept icon

    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...

    Commercial Windows Web Self-Hosted

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