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

  • exersise and try to learn how to use gis for environmental and educational purposes. I am teacher in highschool and perhaps it is a smart way of learning...

  • academic purpose for delineating crop field inspection to determine weather it is accepted or rejected to certify seed multiplication site to

  • GIS work for epidemiological analysis during research. Display of spatial features on maps. To distinguish between different features on a map

  • For the investigation of natural resources to apply geological and geophysical explorations and integrate this data to identify areas of interestr

What similar programs have you used?
  • 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

  • Quantum GIS old version, EPI Info, different shape files on public health data, health infrastructures, water supply sources and breading sites

  • none at the moment,first time to explore new technologies, for easy access, data gathering, measuring,planning, decision making, policy formulations

  • 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

  • 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

What do you like most about this program?
  • free of charge and very light to work on laptop. its also simple and can work with shape file. kldlkajjdlkflahlf kdhladhfahdfla hdlkfhlakdhfkdhfakj ehaibvadhvaoief

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

  • It is easy to use that other GIS software especially when it comes to map visualization, creating maps and displaying map. The geoprocessing part is also user friendly.

  • any needed person can use a geographical interface and can shows data much effective. It is very easy to explore and adding plugins for all types of data.

  • 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

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.