ESRI Geoportal Server Alternatives

    ESRI Geoportal Server is described as 'Esri Geoportal Server is a free, open source product that enables discovery and use of geospatial resources including datasets, rasters, and Web services' and is an app in the File Sharing category. There are more than 10 alternatives to ESRI Geoportal Server for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is QGIS, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like ESRI Geoportal Server are GeoServer (Free, Open Source), what3words (Free), OpenGeo Suite (Free, Open Source) and Mapserver (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 27, 2020

    1. QGIS, formerly Quantum GIS, is a user friendly open source Geographic Information System (GIS) licensed under the GNU General Public License that runs on Linux, Unix, Mac OSX, and Windows and supports numerous vector, raster, and database formats and functionalities.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      The reference implementation of the Open Geospatial Consortiums WFS and WMS services, GeoServer is a full featured open source software server written in Java that allows users to query, visualize, combine, edit and publish spatial data over the web.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      What3words encodes geographic coordinates into 3 dictionary words (for example, the Statue of Liberty is located at planet.inches.most).
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      OpenGeo provides support and services around GeoServer, OpenLayers, PostGIS, GeoWebCache, and GeoExt.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      MapServer is an Open Source platform for publishing spatial data and interactive mapping applications to the web.
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    2. 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 of the major RDBMS, such Oracle, Microsoft SQLServer, MySQL, PostgreSQL.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      ROGUE-JCTD.github.io : GeoSHAPE repGeoSHAPE – Geospatial capabilities for Security, Humanitarian Assistance, Partner Engagement – is designed to enable collaboration on geospatial information between mission partners in connected and disconnected operations.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      GeoNode is a web-based application and platform for developing geospatial information systems (GIS) and for deploying spatial data infrastructures (SDI).
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    3. A plus code address looks like a regular address, but with a short code where the street name and number would be. These addresses exist for any location, even for places where there are no roads.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Chrome OS
      GeniusGIS is an affordable, robust, Cloud-based Small Business mapping application. Find the ideal location or territory for your business. Access a host of ready-made data sets to help unlock the true value of any geographical location.
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