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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?
  • I'm working in a government agency and we're conducting research around in Cordillera Administrative Region and i need to map the study site.

  • for personal use in gis applications and digital elevation models and find locations of the point data with known latitude and longitudes and more

  • GIS work for epidemiological analysis during research. Display of spatial features on maps. To distinguish between different features on a map

  • To study GIS in my postgraduate studies of Public Health during my two academic years from September 2015 up to June 2015. And it will help me to analyse maps

  • You hate to admit it, but you're not exactly a tech guru. Find out how to demonstrate an aptitude and enthusiasm to learn new skills with this .

What similar programs have you used?
  • 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

  • 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

  • D.for studying about quantum Geographical Information System and for my education / personal use and for training purpose to educate some pupils

  • I have used arc is before to digitise and produce spatial maps which were in turn translated into physical layout plans for slum upgrading in Zimbabwe

  • Indicators of hydrological alterations which inputs daily rainfall data into the model and computes graphs and tables of flow rate within a catchment

What do you like most about this program?
  • I am intersted to learn Geographical Infiormation System basics and advance topics so to do working on maps thanks for providing me Quantum Gis

  • 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

  • Being able to download free OSM location data for developing my student academic project, in telecommunication engineering master degree level

  • reliability,simplicity, easiest, perfect application all over the world, well known for its easy access and download with easy use of different features.

  • this application is eazy to use for all map purpose. also, its' free availability enables people without resources to be able to use. thanks

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.