Magic Maps Alternatives

    Magic Maps is described as '2 is a tool for creating beautiful, informative maps. It includes a rich feature set and is much easier to use than high-end GIS packages'. There are nine alternatives to Magic Maps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is QGIS, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Magic Maps are GRASS GIS (Free, Open Source), ArcGIS (Paid), SAGA GIS (Free, Open Source) and Ortelius (Paid).

    This page was last updated Apr 7, 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
      • Linux
      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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      • Windows
      • Online
      • Windows Mobile
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      ArcGIS is geographic information system (GIS) software for visualizing, managing, creating, and analyzing geographic data. Using ArcGIS, you can understand the geographic context of your data, allowing you to see relationships and identify patterns in new ways.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      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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      • Mac
      Whether you need to show your location, study area, service territories, neighborhood, trends, news, or world, Ortelius makes mapping easy. Ortelius map illustration software has everything you need to create your own custom maps.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Corgilytics allows users to explore US locales-- from states down to zip codes for useful data points such as demographics, traffic counts, population counts and more.
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    2. Business mapping software (geographic information system) that delivers affordable, easy-to-use, professional mapping tools for mapping in these sectors: franchising, health care, business, territories, site selection, sales, marketing, banking, more.
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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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows Mobile
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      Input is based on QGIS which means you can set up projects easily from the desktop. Free and open source Support for custom forms Capture location-related media (e.g.
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