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Manifold is described as 'GIS is a combination of mapping, CAD, DBMS and image processing. The hallmark of GIS is the power of using a visual interface to view, grab, analyze, manipulate and transform data that would not be comprehensible in classic row and column DBMS text presentations' and is a GIS software in the travel & location category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Manifold for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based, Mac and Android. The best alternative is QGIS, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Manifold are ArcGIS, PostGIS, GRASS GIS and SAGA GIS.

Manifold alternatives are mainly GIS Software but may also be Map Services or GPS Navigation Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Manifold.
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  1. QGIS icon

    QGIS

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    46 alternatives to QGIS 

    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.

    QGIS main window while editing a project
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    ArcGIS

    • Windows
    • Online
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    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    45 alternatives to ArcGIS 

    ArcGIS offers unique capabilities and flexible licensing for applying location-based analytics to your business practices. Gain greater insights using contextual tools to visualize and analyze your data. Collaborate and share via maps, apps, dashboards and reports.

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    PostGIS

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    18 alternatives to PostGIS 

    PostGIS adds support for geographic objects to the PostgreSQL object-relational database. In effect, PostGIS "spatially enables" the PostgreSQL server, allowing it to be used as a backend spatial database for geographic information systems (GIS), much like ESRIs SDE...

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    Preview in DB Manager
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    GRASS GIS

    • Mac
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    36 alternatives to GRASS GIS 

    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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    Attribute table manager under the Tcl/Tk GUI
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    SAGA GIS

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    31 alternatives to SAGA GIS 

    SAGA - System for Automated Geoscientific Analyses - is a Geographic Information System (GIS) software with immense capabilities for geodata processing and analysis. SAGA is programmed in the object oriented C++ language and supports the implementation of new functions with a...

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    Mapline

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    119 alternatives to Mapline 

    Maximize the use of your Excel spreadsheet data. Make mapping the easiest. Transform Excel data into visual analysis. We lead in data simplification and presentation. We are committed to deliver the tools needed to outpace competition.

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    1.  Route PlanningPlan and optimize your route with Mapline to avoid traffic and save time.
    2.  Customer SegmentationMapline allows you to divide your customers into segments, so you can determine and work with your target audience.
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    what3words

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
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    40 alternatives to what3words 

    What3words encodes geographic coordinates into 3 dictionary words (for example, the Statue of Liberty is located at planet.inches.most). what3words is different from other alphanumeric location systems and GPS coordinates in that it displays 3 words rather than long strings of...

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    Mapserver

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    35 alternatives to 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 University of Minnesota, MapServer is released under an MIT-style license, and runs on all major platforms (Windows...

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    uDig

    • Windows
    34 alternatives to uDig 

    uDig is a GIS software program produced by a community led by Canadian-based consulting company Refractions Research. It is based on the Eclipse platform and features full layered open source GIS. It is written in Java and released under GNU Lesser General Public License.

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    Taaka, developed using uDig by Arbonaut for Finnish Forest and Park Services
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    gvSIG

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    50 alternatives to gvSIG 

    gvSIG is a free open-source GIS project, characterized by a user-friendly interface, and capable of quickly accessing the most usual raster and vector formats. In the same view it includes local as well as remote data through a WMS, WCS or WFS.

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    1.  Points of Interest (POI)gvSIG shows you specific point locations of interest like restaurants, hospitals, gas stations, etc.
    Discontinued

    The app is no longer updated. Last version, 1.2.3, released in March 2011, can be still downloaded from Google Play Store.

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