Sunday, July 28, 2013

Free Software To Open and View Shapefiles + Database

I was looking for free software to open and view my ArcView shapefiles as well as to access the associated database. I found a few free tools. Leave some comments if you know some more.

1. Map Window - The MapWindow GIS project includes a free and open source desktop geographic information system (GIS) with an extensible plugin architecture; a GIS ActiveX control; and C# GIS programmer library called DotSpatial. Visit: Map Window.

2. Quantum GIS - QGIS is a user friendly Open Source Geographic Information System (GIS) licensed under the GNU General Public License. QGIS is an official project of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo). It runs on Linux, Unix, Mac OSX, Windows and Android and supports numerous vector, raster, and database formats and functionalities. Visit Quantum GIS.

3. SuperGIS Desktop 3 - It is the Desktop GIS software of SuperGIS 3 series products. The abundant GIS tools provided with SuperGIS Desktop offer GIS experts a GIS professional platform for geoprocessing and displaying, editing, managing, querying and analyzing geographic data even faster and more easily. Visit SuperGIS Desktop.

4. Map2Net - Customize your own Geographical Information System online. Visit Map2Net.


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