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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 develop a map analyzing data for reporting to my agency and also i enjoy developing map it makes your work easy and encourage to have good analysis

  • Educational purposes and practical field study and data collection for the development of small hydro- power scheme in my country Liberia. So

  • I AM REMOTE SENSING IN FORESTRY,AGRICULTURE.FLOODING.ALSO FOR SESING WATER BODIES AND HOW THEY ARE CHANGING OVER TIME.IT WILL REALLY HELP ME.

  • I will be using it in generating maps required in reports and researches conducted by me or by my colleagues in the academe and other agencies

  • university studies, e.g. as an ecology student i may need to map the movement of animals or the distribution of plant species for which this software would be ideal

What similar programs have you used?
  • I have used GIS before and according to the description of this QGIS is more user friendly. It can allow you to edit and analysed maps for presentation.

  • I have e including Health Mapper version 4.2, Epiinfo version 7 and all doing a good job ahey produce nice mapss tbeen using a number of softwar

  • i never used any other similar program and i need this for my studies on forest survey as our tutor told us to download it.hope it will be useful.thank you

  • QGIS (previously known as Quantum GIS) is a cross-platform free and open-source desktop geographic information system (GIS) application that supports viewing, editing, and analysis of geospatial data

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

What do you like most about this program?
  • I like the software, first of all because its free, yet it is powerful enough to supply my need for GIS mapping, besides from being compatiblke to similar softwares.

  • i want to set up quantum gis, so i studying enviromental of science in can tho university, i need this software for my homework. i thank very for much

  • EDITING MAPS AND PLOTING FIELD OBSERVATIONS Iwould like to use the programe in minerals exploration such as pitting and logging information whichwould be eventually used for ore reserve estimates

  • 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

  • open and make life easier and contribution from many heads contribute to it. Its also not complicated hence user friendly. Many love it much

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.