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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.


  • - 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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For what are you going to use the program?
  • To develop a map analyzing data for reporting to my agency and also i enjoy developing map it makes your work easy and encourage to have good analysis

  • for a school project to produce a map of countries in southern africa with towns, rivers and roads. The boundaries are the most important factor.

  • I need to use it to identify eventual epidemic situation. As I work in a diseas surveillance program in the ministry of health of Madagascar. r

  • Geological interpretation making use of the ability of the oosoftware to integrate numerous data for the purpose of comparison and assesment

  • creating .municipal maps for the formulation of comprehensive development plans of our municipality of bayog, zamboanga del sur, philippines

What similar programs have you used?
  • I am using Health Mapper Programme verssion 4.2 and Epiinfo Version 7 to draw maps for health indicator monitoring and sharing information wi

  • I have used in the past Quantum GIS old version, EPI Info,Google map and different shape files related to public health basic data & facili

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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?
  • it enables me to create a map and showing location of various point on the earth's surface including mountains, parks, oceans, rivers and other water source

  • 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

  • this programme is very easy to work on especially the mapping and collecting life history and as well as givving the accurate data which makes it user friendly

  • It is easy to analyse data collected Map production is so marvelous that cartographically termed professional It accommodates diferrent input data for all type of analysis

  • 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.

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.