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    Global Mapper Alternatives for Linux

    Global Mapper is not available for Linux but there are some 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 10 alternatives to Global Mapper and seven of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Global Mapper are GRASS GIS (Free, Open Source), SAGA GIS (Free, Open Source), gvSIG Desktop (Free) and MapLarge (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Feb 11, 2022
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    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.
      Almost everyone thinks QGIS is a great alternative to Global Mapper.
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      GRASS GIS (Geographic Resources Analysis Support System) is an open source, free software (FOSS) Geographical Information System (GIS) with raster, topological, vector, image processing, and visualization functionality.


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      SAGA - System for Automated Geoscientific Analyses - is a Geographic Information System (GIS) software with immense capabilities for geodata processing and analysis.
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      gvSIG is a Geographic Information System (GIS), that is, a desktop application designed for capturing, storing, handling, analyzing and deploying any kind of referenced geographic information in order to solve complex management and planning problems.
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      Beautiful, User Friendly online mapping software that scales to big data.


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      Azimap is a web GIS developed on open source principles and offers GI professionals with the tools to visualise, analyse and share their spatial data on the web.
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      Vector Based Spatial Analysis.
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