PostGIS Alternatives

    PostGIS is described as 'adds support for geographic objects to the PostgreSQL object-relational database' and is an app in the Travel & Location category. There are more than 10 alternatives to PostGIS for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, the Web and Android. The best alternative is GRASS GIS, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PostGIS are ArcGIS (Paid), SpatiaLite (Free, Open Source), Mapserver (Free, Open Source) and gvSIG Desktop (Free).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Apr 3, 2020

    • GRASS GIS (Geographic Resources Analysis Support System) is an open source, free software (FOSS) Geographical Information System (GIS) with raster, topological, vector, image...
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • ArcGIS is geographic information system (GIS) software for visualizing, managing, creating, and analyzing geographic data.
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Windows Mobile
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      tylerkelly GIS software, not database extension for handling GIS data
      Negative comment almost 4 years ago 0 users agree and 1 doesn't



    • SpatiaLite is a spatial extension to SQLite, providing vector geodatabase functionality.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • SQLite
    • MapServer is an Open Source platform for publishing spatial data and interactive mapping applications to the web.
      No screenshots yet
      • Free • Open Source
      • 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...
      • Free
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • A location intelligence and visualization engine that empowers you to effortlessly transform data into insights.
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      • Freemium
      • Online
    • 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.
    • KML to KMZ, Geojson, Topojson, GPX, CSV, converter now available on the app store feel free to download because it's fully free. convert any compatible file format.
      • Free
      • Android
      • iPhone
    • MapInfo Professional is a powerful, functionally rich desktop mapping application from Pitney Bowes MapInfo, designed to enable organisations to solve business problems that have...
      • Windows
    • Manifold GIS is a combination of mapping, CAD, DBMS and image processing.
      • Windows