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Quantum GIS (QGIS) 2.2

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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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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

For what are you going to use the program?
  • to convert autocad files in shape file type documents becouse local authorities request to present al documetation for inveromental studies .

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

  • GIS work for epidemiological analysis during research. Display of spatial features on maps. To distinguish between different features on a map

  • to scach maps of ecological study areas especially for a phd dissertation and to present data graphically and to exactly locate and indicate sites

  • learning new technologies and functionality to be used in GIS for land management ,telecom, health ,tourism , and other fields. please help me for the same

What similar programs have you used?
  • HAVE USED VARIOUS os BASED SYSTEMS TO MAP WOODLAND AND HISTORIC SITES FOR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OF PUBLIC LECTURES BASED LARGELY IN THE sw OF bRITAINos

  • i have used a lot of softwares like ARCGIS, SPSS, MSTAT, JMP and SAS, R and others which are very relevant to my study and private work in et

  • Global Positioning System and statististical package for social sciences and EPI info and Qualitative data analysis software in ethnographic

  • am downloading this special softwares for land use and land cover change analysis in addition to this it could help me to compute gain, loss

  • 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.

What do you like most about this program?
  • I like qgis because it helps to finalise and the outcome is realy good as compared to some other drawing programs which might be excellent but dificult to finalise a map there

  • THE PROGRAM MAKES MAPPING FUN, CHALLENGING AND PRODUCE PROFESSIONAL STANDARD MAPS, WHICH CAN BE USED IN PRACTISE. AND IT HELPS ME TO CONTEXTUALISE PROJECT AT ANY PREFERABLE SCALE

  • i have tried the older version and its good, i need it in my work as an aid in our department, municipal planning and development coordinator's office

  • for studying environmental science at the open university . Aids with data forecasting , mapping and stimulation of projects.Assisting with wa

  • It is user-friendly and can it has tools capable of delineating watersheds in flood and erosion prone aread.To Study Its features & capacity

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.