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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?
  • This software is highly significant in generating a pictorial map for proper visualisation via anlysing and manipulating spatial data from my research study

  • For preparing different maps used to intervine most at risk areas of HIV/AIDS affected areas in Addis Ababa and other project implementation towns

  • I would like to use the following program for scienctific approach. The already prepered data will be used in order to analysis my student research.

  • for interpretation the landuse and land cover changes which we are carrying out the research study on the current status of the cauvey river

  • I am suniti Hembrom,msc.in geography in Calcutta University ,west bengal and I want to download this software for educational purposes only.

What similar programs have you used?
  • geographic information system combined with the new version of USGS flood tool. I used also Ilwis software for gerating watershed map and flow accumilation

  • I am now using geographic information system combined with the new version of USGS flood tool. I used also Ilwis software for gerating watershed map and flow accumilation

  • b.yes, i worked with Quantum GIS 1.8 version software. so i am very interested to use this software because it is user friendly also helpfull

  • yes, i worked with Quantum GIS 1.8 version software. so i am very interested to use this software because it is user friendly also helpfull

  • arcgis& arcmapbut the trial version of arc gis is expired on 2nd june 2015 now i have no more softwear like qgis i want learn & google earth

What do you like most about this program?
  • It is easy to analyse data collected Map production is so marvelous that cartographically termed professional It accommodates diferrent input data for all type of analysis

  • Its free, so I can use it to educate my self and others in the Tanzanian rural communities where I spread the good news of "Eco-friendliness"

  • i am still to discover the use and relevance of this revolutionary software that seems to be a solution to modern day digital study and control of events.

  • 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.

  • Very powerful program which is can produce high quality products depending on the analysis and thus easily interpreted, also it is an open source

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.