ArcGIS Alternatives for Linux

    ArcGIS is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is QGIS, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to ArcGIS and 13 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to ArcGIS are R (programming language) (Free, Open Source), GRASS GIS (Free, Open Source), PostGIS (Free, Open Source) and Mapserver (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 27, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      OpenJUMP is an open source Geographic Information System (GIS) written in the Java programming language. It is developed and maintained by a group of volunteers from around the globe.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Vector Based Spatial Analysis Graphically create and edit geometric data, as with a CAD program Import Shapefiles and OpenStreetMap data Use raster images as background and a CAD drawing as an overlay Transform coordinates based on the Proj4 library.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      Beautiful, User Friendly online mapping software that scales to big data.
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