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Mapnik Alternatives

Mapnik is described as 'Free Toolkit for developing mapping applications. Above all Mapnik is about making beautiful maps. It is easily extensible and suitable for both desktop and web development. - C++/Python GIS toolkit' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to Mapnik for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is QGIS, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Mapnik are GRASS GIS, SAGA GIS, Mapline and GeoServer.

Mapnik 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 Mapnik.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

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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
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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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    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.

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    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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    GeoServer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows

    The reference implementation of the Open Geospatial Consortiums WFS and WMS services, GeoServer is a full featured open source software server written in Java that allows users to query, visualize, combine, edit and publish spatial data over the web.

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    what3words

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Android Tablet

    What3words encodes geographic coordinates into 3 dictionary words (for example, the Statue of Liberty is located at planet.inches.most).

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    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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    uDig

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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.

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

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    Equator is online mapping software that allows anyone to find, create and publish maps in minutes. One globe, unlimited maps.

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    MapLarge

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

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

    MapLarge API
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