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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?
  • am using qgis for my research purpose of mapping habitat and other mammals distribution in wildlife sanctuires of westernghats. the other use is to map different forest types.

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

  • Currently doing MSc in GIS hence would be ideal to use this soft ware for study purposes especially in Environmental Management course pracs

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

  • I AM GOING TO USE IT FOR CREATING GRID AS POLYGON AND EXPORTING IT TO ARCMAP THAN CUT OTHER LAYS AND CALCULATE SQUEARS BY THE EACH FIELD AND ITS ALL

What similar programs have you used?
  • 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

  • because i'm a student. I'm majoring informatics or as known as computer science, and one of my subject is about GIS. So i need to download QGIS

  • none at the moment,first time to explore new technologies, for easy access, data gathering, measuring,planning, decision making, policy formulations

  • am downloading this special softwares for land use and land cover change analysis in addition to this it could help me to compute gain, loss

  • i have been studying quantum gis 1.8 for my gis project to help rural communities of their information system and updating of their community profile.

What do you like most about this program?
  • Editing geographical information system maps in digital form with ease compared to other gis mapping softwares in the market for doing the same work

  • just want to dowmload qgis 2.2 for remote sensing application studies and it is the best and easiest software to be useful for my study purpose

  • the program is free, so I can explore it easily. Furthermore, using Quantum GIS will help me to improve my skill in spatial data management and serve the data in an interesting layout

  • its easy to use and is a good and useful tool of a gis program that enables users to manipulate,analysis,evaluate data captured from field to work with

  • EDITING MAPS AND PLOTING FIELD OBSERVATIONS Iwould like to use the programe in minerals exploration such as pitting and logging information whichwould be eventually used for ore reserve estimates

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.