Alternatives to ArcGIS for all platforms with any license

  • QGIS

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

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android BSD

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    • QGIS can read geodatabases. The software is frequently updated and print composer is very good alternative to ArcGIS for map layouts. Guest • May 2017 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Closest in terms of UI, and gets a lot of extra power from integration with other packages like Grass and orfeo. Guest • Feb 2018 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • u can do everything in qgis what u can do in ArcGIS but also in QGIS u have full acces to the source code and all is free Guest • Apr 2018 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 • 0 agrees and 6 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • GRASS GIS

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

    Free Open Source Mac OS X 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...

    Free Open Source Web Self-Hosted

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  • PostGIS

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

    Free Open Source Mac OS X 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 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • 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

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  • Blue Spatial

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

    Commercial Windows

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  • 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

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    • In few minutes i have installed the trial version, published a service and configured my web application developed with the ESRI Javascript API to work with the service. leledownloadApr 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • 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

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  • 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

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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...

    Free Mac OS X Windows Linux

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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...

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • MangoMap

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

    Freemium Web

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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...

    Commercial Windows Web Self-Hosted

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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...

    Free Open Source Windows

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