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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?
  • spatial analyses in agriculture research for the humid tropics in Colombia and other countries with interesting issues about climate change and more

  • Scientific research, particularly to regional and national generate maps. QGIS is also need to support the installation and operation of WOIS model.

  • university studies, e.g. as an ecology student i may need to map the movement of animals or the distribution of plant species for which this software would be ideal

  • Area Demarcation, contouring, geo referencing and other things regarding map. that is why i am going to use QGIS software.i need the latest version for my work.

  • calculated nearest distances betweet two tables of settlements. need to know which stllements are close to each other to assign names to miss

What similar programs have you used?
  • 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

  • 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

  • Hi, i have been using google earth but higher resolution and better images are more preferable. this item apply better to me for works. that is why i'm downloading it. thanks

  • I have used arcgis to digitise and perform spatial analysis for different things as well as use the software for composing maps for all clients

  • I am now using 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?
  • 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

  • very compitable and easy to operate with maps in various types of features including interpolation and krigging. so i prefer the qgis 2.2 fro for usage

  • Its free, so I can use it to educate my self and others in the Tanzanian rural communities where I spread the good news of "Eco-friendliness"

  • 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

  • The apperance is best, easily to make a map based on a previous dataset. There're many introduction about using this program. And It makes my presentation more awesome

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.