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Open Source GIS and Freeware GIS Applications

An open source application by definition is software that you can freely access and modify the source code for. Open source projects typically are worked on by a community of volunteer programmers.  Open source GIS programs are based on different base programming languages.  Three main groups of open source GIS […]

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QGIS: Introducing the Quantum GIS Ecosystem

Anita Graser provides an introduction to the desktop, web, and mobile capabilities of the open source GIS software, QGIS in this guest article.   A GIS specialist with the Austrian Institute of Technology, Anita Graser also writes about open source GIS topics on her blog, “Free and Open Source GIS […]

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TdhGIS – Free Software for Vector Based Analysis

TdhGIS – Free Software for Vector Based Analysis

TdhGIS is a free GIS software application for Linux and Windows operating systems for spatial analysis of vector based geographic data.  The software can also be used as a shapefile viewer and editor.  Tim Hirrel is the developer of TdhGIS which was developed using C++, wxWidgets and SQLite.  Hirrel, water resources […]

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Free GIS Applications

Listed here are applications that provide mapping and spatial analysis functionality in a no-cost software application. BASINS 4.0 BASINS 4.0 is an environmental modeling interface built upon the open source GIS MapWindow. The system contains tools to download data from the internet and can perform basic GIS functions to prepare […]