Quantum GIS (QGIS) 2.2 screenshot

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.


For what are you going to use the program?
  • for studying about quantum Geographical Information System and for my education / personal use and for training purpose to educate some pupils

  • student forest area chk and fire enchcochment illegal felling fire wild life pouchinh boundry pillars checking coupe management plantation work etc.

  • For estimating Irrigation efficiency of tamiraparani river, Tamilnadu,India and for the reserach purpose to work in spatial analysis works.

  • Charcaterization of non timber forest products in the Bakossi National Park, Cameroon. This work will help local communities to participate effectively in collaborative management of the Park

  • i am a research scholar in department if geology anna university chennai. i have to develop maps and show various analysis using this software.

What similar programs have you used?
  • Arc GIS, MAP INFO, TNT MIPS, ERDAS, etc several similar types of software I have used. Now I am here for QGIS because its freeware. Hope it will help my students.

  • Arc map, Erdas, IDRISi, Matlab, R . these programs i have used for processing of remote sensing data and geographical information system. now want to explore QgIS

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

  • arcgis& arcmapbut the trial version of arc gis is expired on 2nd june 2015 now i have no more softwear like qgis i want learn & google earth

  • geographic information system combined with the new version of USGS flood tool. I used also Ilwis software for gerating watershed map and flow accumilation

What do you like most about this program?
  • this programme is very good for all user which interested in geo information system.that software is free and easily to available in internet

  • its easy to use and is a good and useful tool of a gis program that enables users to manipulate,analysis,evaluate data captured from field to work with

  • reliability,simplicity, easiest, perfect application all over the world, well known for its easy access and download with easy use of different features.

  • the capability to visualize and analyse the sample locations and view them. also importing shapefiles from other programs in geographic information systems

  • useful to view shape files,to mark the locations, Canal alignment, marking the catchment area, water spread area,selection of location for irrigation infrastructure


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.


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


  • - A bit hard to use for beginners
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