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?
  • fordrawinf and editing maps for my PhD research. I have to hghlt where i collected my samples in the map , from the Uganga repulblic hence by using QGIS i belive it will be easy and clealry understood

  • i've used ArcGIS desktop explorer to do my projects concerning GIS and i would like to try out this particular one that was released last yea

  • spatial and temporal analysis and find clusters based on distance of dengue data from all over Pakistan specially from Punjab, Karachi, Lahore and Sialkot

  • 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

  • as tutorial for use in central reserve police force, one of the best para military forces of the world and to prepare operational planning and its execution

What similar programs have you used?
  • Quantum GIS old version, EPI Info, different shape files on public health data, health infrastructures, water supply sources and breading sites

  • 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

  • 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.

  • i've used ArcGIS desktop explorer to do my projects concerning GIS and i would like to try out this particular one that was released last year

  • in geography on constructing mapes that enables us to locate diffrent things which are found on planet earth . this brings knowledge of how countries relate

What do you like most about this program?

  • Contour drawing for areas and to make elaborated graphes. Also to prepare shaded places where one want to emphasis things. Inaddition it helps to show natural features nature

  • 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.

  • 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

  • valuable tool for map generation and assessment of vegetetation types in a specified region enabling appropriate land management plans and conservation


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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