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Quantum GIS (QGIS) 2.2

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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.


For what are you going to use the program?
  • As part of the feasibility study team, one of our task is preparing maps for proposed irrigation projects, most of it includes land use, soil series, and land classification map.

  • To create, edit map for education purposes and report writing and presentation that will suits the interest of the general public in my country.

  • draw, create, and edit maps from different world country maps for my research write up as well a other necessary work related since am studying

  • mapping meeting houses on a map for a nineteenth century study on the east end of london. It is part of my phd. I hope to show living and social correlations.

  • it will help conduct disease surveillance by collecting different epidemiological data from different locations, while executing my works/job .

What similar programs have you used?
  • 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

  • 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

What do you like most about this program?
  • the capability to visualize and analyse the sample locations and view them. also importing shapefiles from other programs in geographic information systems

  • useful to view shape files,to mark the locations, Canal alignment, marking the catchment area, water spread area,selection of location for irrigation infrastructure


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.


  • - Users can have exact positioning of vectors
  • - The free templates available are useful in map creation
  • - Will produce professional like maps


  • - A bit hard to use for beginners
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