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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?
  • to extract and modell the digital elevation model for further use in autodesk civil3d 2017. qgis is a good way for extracting the shape files for reuse

  • I need to use it to identify eventual epidemic situation. As I work in a diseas surveillance program in the ministry of health of Madagascar. r

  • I AM PROFESSOR OF COMMUNITY MEDICINE , TRAINIG AND TEACHING UNDER AND POST GRADUATE STUDENTS . MAPPING OF DISEASE NEEDS THIS SOFTWARE . THAT IS THE REASON I AM DOWNLOADING IT .TO USE FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES.

  • It is very useful to mapping in geo spatial environment for students and research scholars. Also having excellent Geo process tools for visual

  • IAM GOING TO USE THE SOFTWARE FOR GEOREFERNCING MY SURVEY WORKS. IAM A SURVEYOR BY PROFESSION PRACTICING IN UGANDA, EAST AFRICA, AFRICAN CONTINENT

What similar programs have you used?
  • Before Quantum i have used similar programs like Google Earth, which is very good. At school we also have that class called geoinformaatika.

  • 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 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

  • Global Positioning System and statististical package for social sciences and EPI info and Qualitative data analysis software in ethnographic

  • HAVE USED VARIOUS os BASED SYSTEMS TO MAP WOODLAND AND HISTORIC SITES FOR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OF PUBLIC LECTURES BASED LARGELY IN THE sw OF bRITAINos

What do you like most about this program?
  • It a free ware that could be used for studies purposes.. lot of self learnings available and easy to use for mapping. interface also user frendly

  • this programme is very good for all user which interested in geo information system.that software is free and easily to available in internet

  • I most like about the program because it helps to integrate different geosience data such as geology, geochemistry and geophysics to identify resources

  • I want to use it for analysis as a student of university of maiduguri ,Nigeria were thing are hard government is not much money education all

  • semi automated classificationand easy to undestnd user interface not too many confusing or hidden icons.the interface is also goodforbeginners

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.