MapInfo Professional Alternatives for Mac

    MapInfo Professional is not available for Mac but there are some alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac 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 MapInfo Professional and eight of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to MapInfo Professional are PostGIS (Free, Open Source), GRASS GIS (Free, Open Source), Mapserver (Free, Open Source) and gvSIG Desktop (Free).

    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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      Almost everyone thinks QGIS is a great alternative to MapInfo Professional.
      • FreeOpen Source
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      PostGIS adds support for geographic objects to the PostgreSQL object-relational database.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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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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      • FreeOpen Source
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      MapServer is an Open Source platform for publishing spatial data and interactive mapping applications to the web.
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      • FreeProprietary
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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.


    2. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
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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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    3. Spotzi is an easy-to-use online GIS/data mapping platform for businesses/professionals you can try for FREE. With a short learning curve, people can immediately start with creating maps from data. Spotzi also has a datashop with readymade maps + data.
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