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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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GIS Software Resources

GIS Software Resources

GIS Software Packages Summary of commercial GIS software currently on the market. Find out about the commercial applications available for all operating systems. Open Source GIS and Freeware GIS Applications Learn about what open source GIS applications are available. What is the GeoCloud? A new term is emerging to describe […]

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Implementing GIS

Implementing GIS

Implementing a GIS is a complex and involved process. Many factors such as user base, monies, accuracy desired, and area of interest need to be assessed before implementing GIS software. Choosing the right GIS Software When choosing a GIS, always try to find software completed with applications specifically built to […]