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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 wish to do hazard mapping for flood disaster management and for my research thesis and also this tool is used for issuing the news in early warning system

  • I WANT TO DOWNLOAD THIS SOFTWARE PERSONAL USE TO ENABLE ME USE IT EFFICIENTLY IN MY FIELD OF STUDY AS A STUDENT OF GEOGRAPHY AND INFORMATION

  • Drawing maps geopsapatial present the distribution of Acanthamoeba and other Free-living amoeba in environmental and domestic water sources in Queen Elizabeth Protected Area in Uganda

  • Geological interpretation making use of the ability of the oosoftware to integrate numerous data for the purpose of comparison and assesment

  • the software is going to be used in the computer laboratory for architecture, urban planning, environmental planning ang general students at maseno university

What similar programs have you used?
  • i have used a lot of softwares like ARCGIS, SPSS, MSTAT, JMP and SAS, R and others which are very relevant to my study and private work in et

  • ESRI Arc Map 10.1when working in department of public work in County of Los Angeles, Survey/Mapping and Property Management Division. Also used cad and surveying programs

  • Hi, i have been using google earth but higher resolution and better images are more preferable. this item apply better to me for works. that is why i'm downloading it. thanks

  • 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

  • I am using Health Mapper Programme verssion 4.2 and Epiinfo Version 7 to draw maps for health indicator monitoring and sharing information wi

What do you like most about this program?
  • I would ultilze the software for academic purposes and aslo improve my practical skills in GIS in pursuit of my career in enviroment studies

  • Its free, so I can use it to educate my self and others in the Tanzanian rural communities where I spread the good news of "Eco-friendliness"

  • The program can be used to evaluate landslide susceptibility of a certain area using Green-Ampt infiltration parameters for rain-induced landslides.

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

  • The effectiveness of the software is good for communicating with program, I am wishing to use this effectively to improve my map designed for

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.