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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?
  • college practicals,practice and projects .uderstanding map formation various other aspects of gis and mapping real world on paper making travelling better

  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Rural and Urban Development Studies at Great Zimbabwe university and for personal survey data bases of the world

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

  • I AM GOING TO USE IT FOR CREATING GRID AS POLYGON AND EXPORTING IT TO ARCMAP THAN CUT OTHER LAYS AND CALCULATE SQUEARS BY THE EACH FIELD AND ITS ALL

  • I will be using the software for research purpose; to develop a map that will show soil water variation at feild scale. Also to learn and use for personal purposes.

What similar programs have you used?
  • none at the moment,first time to explore new technologies, for easy access, data gathering, measuring,planning, decision making, policy formulations

  • I have used arc is before to digitise and produce spatial maps which were in turn translated into physical layout plans for slum upgrading in Zimbabwe

  • I have e including Health Mapper version 4.2, Epiinfo version 7 and all doing a good job ahey produce nice mapss tbeen using a number of softwar

  • I am using Health Mapper Programme verssion 4.2 and Epiinfo Version 7 to draw maps for health indicator monitoring and sharing information wi

  • D.for studying about quantum Geographical Information System and for my education / personal use and for training purpose to educate some pupils

What do you like most about this program?
  • I would ultilze the software for academic purposes and aslo improve my practical skills in GIS in pursuit of my career in enviroment studies

  • I like the creation of map,point,line polygon feature and it is very useful tool for studying gis subject.as well as creating project is easy

  • its advancement in techniques methodologies in gathering data, measurements, extrapolation, intrapolation and detailed features,points,locations.

  • Editing geographical information system maps in digital form with ease compared to other gis mapping softwares in the market for doing the same work

  • the program is free, so I can explore it easily. Furthermore, using Quantum GIS will help me to improve my skill in spatial data management and serve the data in an interesting layout

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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