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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?
  • for interpretation the landuse and land cover changes which we are carrying out the research study on the current status of the cauvey river

  • For my PhD research work in which am doing landuse and land cover change of selected wildlife sanctuary for different time intervals to check the pattern of change

  • student forest area chk and fire enchcochment illegal felling fire wild life pouchinh boundry pillars checking coupe management plantation work etc.

  • 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

  • Utitlising the softwear as a solution to maping economic and environmental aspects in forest resource extraction in my business, so to meet the sustainable harvesting status qua

What similar programs have you used?
  • geographic information system combined with the new version of USGS flood tool. I used also Ilwis software for gerating watershed map and flow accumilation

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

What do you like most about this program?
  • open source for gis.which is best for gis project.easy to access.quickly learn ourself , solve problem and clear the doubts .recommanded from more people

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

  • 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.

  • free of charge and very light to work on laptop. its also simple and can work with shape file. kldlkajjdlkflahlf kdhladhfahdfla hdlkfhlakdhfkdhfakj ehaibvadhvaoief

  • things i like in this program is mapping and its user friendly interaction, and also i have heard some people says it is good compared with arc gis

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.