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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?
  • I intend to apply the software in analysing the immunisation among other health services data by districts and provinces in one of the countries in West Pacific region.

  • I have finished Masters degree in Geographic Information Science. I intend to see various features and continue my practice on basic GIS operations with the help of the software.

  • SOKOINE UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE, DATA COLLECTION, ANALYSIS, INTERPRETATION, EVALUATION,RURAL DEVELOPMENT PLANNING, AND URBAN DESIGN IN LOC

  • I am an architectural designer. I need accurate terrain for my 3D model. I want to be able to import shape file topography into my BIM program.

  • Currently doing MSc in GIS hence would be ideal to use this soft ware for study purposes especially in Environmental Management course pracs

What similar programs have you used?
  • I have used an Arc GIS and Arcview sofwares for long time but the cost of software is much cheeper which one can not offer to buy any time yo

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

What do you like most about this program?
  • 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

  • the capability to visualize and analyse the sample locations and view them. also importing shapefiles from other programs in geographic information systems

  • I intended to hava a copy of this software for my instructional purposes, since our subject is all about remote sensing; it is a field of GIS

  • QGIS is the best of all open source GIS softwares available.I especially look foward to reaping maximum benefits as I enjoy a whole new world

  • this application is eazy to use for all map purpose. also, its' free availability enables people without resources to be able to use. thanks

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.