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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?
  • learn more about map projectioons ,analysis of data storage manipulation andd presentation of spatial and geographical data.also will help me generate maps

  • for creating maps,analyzing spatial pattern,getting to know GIS ,practices,evaluations,decision making,designing schools ,calculations,storing

  • We are from Sociology department and we need program to process the maps which will be used in research creation about refugee issue in Lesvos island

  • Our Gis office is off site and This program will be used to View town planning maps that come in GIS format on my work computer for projects.

  • For educational research to write a thesis for Master degree with Geography specialization. And to improve my GIS studying at my professional level.

What similar programs have you used?
  • currently quantum gis is very important for mapping the locations. I need the latest version of quantum geographic information system. Would you help download?

  • i have used a lot of softwares like ARCGIS, SPSS, MSTAT, JMP and SAS, R and others which are very relevant to my study and private work in et

  • arcgis for data analysis in geographical information systems and other spatial data in geogrphyica science which may be used in studying geosp

  • 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

  • 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?
  • Becouse it is an open source project and got many futures freely. In addition to that It enables to customize by using python API.Thank you very much

  • I love this program because my friend said it is an easy one and more comfortable than version 7.1.2 with is difficult to put the data every time I need to type in another program first.

  • I like qgis because it helps to finalise and the outcome is realy good as compared to some other drawing programs which might be excellent but dificult to finalise a map there

  • I would ultilze the software for academic purposes and aslo improve my practical skills in GIS in pursuit of my career in enviroment studies

  • customize maps and can do spatial analysis such as overlays and buffers. QGIS is open source and free software as compared to others which are too expensive.

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.