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MapInfo Professional Alternatives for Linux

MapInfo Professional 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 25 alternatives to MapInfo Professional and ten of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to MapInfo Professional are GRASS GIS, PostGIS, SAGA GIS and Mapserver.

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

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • BSD

    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
    Almost everyone thinks QGIS is a great alternative to MapInfo Professional.
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    GRASS GIS

    • 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.

    Attribute table manager under the Tcl/Tk GUI


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    PostGIS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    PostGIS adds support for geographic objects to the PostgreSQL object-relational database.

    Preview in DB Manager
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    SAGA GIS

    • 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.

    Screenshot
  5. Mapserver icon

    Mapserver

    • 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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    gvSIG Desktop

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    gvSIG Desktop
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    MapLarge

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    Beautiful, User Friendly online mapping software that scales to big data.

    MapLarge API
  8. Spotzi icon

    Spotzi

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad

    Spotzi is an easy-to-use online geomarketing platform you can try for FREE. Spotzi has a short learning curve, so you don't have to be a data scientist to work with Spotzi. Our main goal is to find your best-fit customers in just a few clicks.

    Select one of the geomarketing tools to visualize the areas with your best-fit customers.
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    Azimap GIS

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    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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    TdhGIS

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Vector Based Spatial Analysis.

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