Alternatives to ArcGIS for Mac with any license

  • QGIS

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

    • 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
    • yes. because for linux this is the only option available. Guest • Oct 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 7 disagrees 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...

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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...

    • 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

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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...

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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...

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  • OpenJUMP GIS

    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...

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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....

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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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...

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