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Quantum GIS (QGIS) 2.2

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Thanks to Quantum GIS (QGIS), you will be able to create and edit maps with ease. The application is quite reliable in its tasks and can be configured to perform lots of different tasks.

Quantum GIS (QGIS)'s interface is where all the map creation process takes place. From that interface, you can select from a large pool of map templates or start your creation from scratch. You even have the ability to save and use your projects in the future. Various plugins for the integration of GPS capabilities exist as well.

With Quantum GIS (QGIS), the exact positioning of vectors can be selected. It is even possible to include search bar and other useful features one would expect from a virtual map. There is no doubt that Quantum GIS (QGIS) will make your maps look professional.

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

For what are you going to use the program?
  • I am suniti Hembrom,msc.in geography in Calcutta University ,west bengal and I want to download this software for educational purposes only.

  • i am suniti Hembrom ,msc.in geography in calcutta university,west bengal .I want to use this software for educational purposes and analysis my own research data and modelling.

  • Humanitarian assistance and for identifying drought and flood prone areas in Ethiopia and mapping development and disaster response projects

  • For earning purposes,i want to be able to create maps by inserting cordinates depending on the kind of reference system being used,i also want to know how to add layers too

  • create our local provincial/municipal/barangay maps as well as regional and national maps. this is to idially study and understand the plan/s of a certain place

What similar programs have you used?
  • i have been studying quantum gis 1.8 for my gis project to help rural communities of their information system and updating of their community profile.

  • i've used ArcGIS desktop explorer to do my projects concerning GIS and i would like to try out this particular one that was released last year

  • in geography on constructing mapes that enables us to locate diffrent things which are found on planet earth . this brings knowledge of how countries relate

  • because i'm a student. I'm majoring informatics or as known as computer science, and one of my subject is about GIS. So i need to download QGIS

  • It has been decided to have a District Land Use Planning Committee Meeting on 21.12.2015(Monday) at10.00 am at the Government Agent’s conference hall at Kachcheri, Vavuniya. Therefore you are kindly requested to be present without fail.

What do you like most about this program?
  • Help for university studies such as data collection analyzing, interpreting and processing. Also to learn how Quantum GIS works in geographical matters especially in mapping and location of area.

  • open source for gis.which is best for gis project.easy to access.quickly learn ourself , solve problem and clear the doubts .recommanded from more people

  • valuable tool for map generation and assessment of vegetetation types in a specified region enabling appropriate land management plans and conservation

  • Becouse it is an open source project and got many futures freely. In addition to that It enables to customize by using python API.Thank you very much

  • It is easy to use that other GIS software especially when it comes to map visualization, creating maps and displaying map. The geoprocessing part is also user friendly.

USER REVIEWS

Quantum GIS (QGIS) 2.2: The application that allows you to create and edit maps with much ease.

By Jackson Muoka

On Monday, June 1, 2015

If you are a specialist in the field of mapping or surveying this is the perfect tool for use. It will not only allow one to create maps but also will give them the power to edit them while preserving high quality standards within a very short period of time. The interface serves as the central location for creating maps. This app comes with a very large pool of map templates where users can select any template and start creating their maps. The templates will serve as a guide in ensuring that they create maps easily.

The save feature is very useful especially when creating complex maps since users can save their work and continue at a later time. Users can also use the plug-in in the interface to integrate more GPS capabilities all to make sure that their maps have a professional look. The ability to include a search bar and other features available in all virtual maps is very useful in ensuring professional outlook.

Pros

  • - Users can have exact positioning of vectors
  • - The free templates available are useful in map creation
  • - Will produce professional like maps

Cons

  • - A bit hard to use for beginners
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