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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.


  • - 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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For what are you going to use the program?
  • academic purpose : guiding M tech program and for decision making in the field of environmental engineering, water resources and its applications

  • as tutorial for use in central reserve police force, one of the best para military forces of the world and to prepare operational planning and its execution


  • I would ultilze the software for academic purposes and aslo improve my practical skills in GIS in pursuit of my career in enviroment studies

  • calculated nearest distances betweet two tables of settlements. need to know which stllements are close to each other to assign names to miss

What similar programs have you used?
  • Global Positioning System and statististical package for social sciences and EPI info and Qualitative data analysis software in ethnographic

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

  • i've used ArcGIS desktop explorer to do my projects concerning GIS and i would like to try out this particular one that was released last year

  • Arc map, Erdas, IDRISi, Matlab, R . these programs i have used for processing of remote sensing data and geographical information system. now want to explore QgIS

  • 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

What do you like most about this program?
  • I like qgis because it helps to finalise and the outcome is realy good as compared to some other drawing programs which might be excellent but dificult to finalise a map there

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

  • QGIS is the best of all open source GIS softwares available.I especially look foward to reaping maximum benefits as I enjoy a whole new world

  • 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.

  • user friendly and easy to use for amateur and begginer, its develop by so many people to improve dan usefull fo humanity such as to help disaster risk manajemen

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.