List of geographic information systems software

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GIS software encompasses a broad range of applications which involve the use of a combination of digital maps and georeferenced data.wikipedia
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Geographic information system

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GIS software encompasses a broad range of applications which involve the use of a combination of digital maps and georeferenced data.
More recently, a growing number of free, open-source GIS packages run on a range of operating systems and can be customized to perform specific tasks.

GeoNetwork opensource

GeoNetwork
GeoNetwork opensource – A catalog application to manage spatially referenced resources
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MapServer

Steve LimeUMN Mapserver
MapServer – Written in C. Developed by the University of Minnesota.

Open Geospatial Consortium

OGCOpen Geospatial Consortium (OGC)OGC Community
GeoTools – Open source GIS toolkit written in Java, using Open Geospatial Consortium specifications.
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ArcGIS

ArcGIS DesktopArcGIS GeodatabaseArcGIS geographic information system
Esri – Products include ArcMap, ArcGIS, ArcSDE, ArcIMS, ArcWeb services and ArcGIS Server.
List of Geographic Information Systems Software

ArcGIS Server

ArcGIS for ServerArcGISserver
Esri – Products include ArcMap, ArcGIS, ArcSDE, ArcIMS, ArcWeb services and ArcGIS Server.

MapInfo Professional

MapInfoPitney Bowes MapInfo Pro
MapInfo by Pitney Bowes Software – Powerful desktop GIS MapInfo Professional is enhanced with many plug-ins including MapInfo Drivetime for route analysis, MapInfo Engage 3D for 3D and statistical analysis, MapInfo MapMarker for Geocoding.
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Open Source Geospatial Foundation

OSGEOOpen Source Geospatial Foundation Web Mapping ServiceOSGeo foundation
Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo)
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Comparison of geographic information systems software

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Comparison of geographic information systems software
List of geographic information systems software

GRASS GIS

GRASSr.sun
GRASS GIS – Originally developed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: a complete GIS.

United States Army Corps of Engineers

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GRASS GIS – Originally developed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: a complete GIS.

GvSIG

gvSIG – Written in Java. Runs on Linux, Unix, Mac OS X and Windows.

ILWIS

ILWIS Open
ILWIS (Integrated Land and Water Information System) – Integrates image, vector and thematic data.
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JUMP GIS

JUMPOpenJUMPOpenJUMP GIS
JUMP GIS / OpenJUMP ((Open) Java Unified Mapping Platform) – The desktop GISs OpenJUMP, SkyJUMP, deeJUMP and Kosmo all emerged from JUMP.

Kosmo

JUMP GIS / OpenJUMP ((Open) Java Unified Mapping Platform) – The desktop GISs OpenJUMP, SkyJUMP, deeJUMP and Kosmo all emerged from JUMP.

QGIS

QGIS (previously known as Quantum GIS) – Runs on Linux, Unix, Mac OS X and Windows.

SAGA GIS

SAGA GIS (System for Automated Geoscientific Analysis) –- A hybrid GIS software. Has a unique Application Programming Interface (API) and a fast-growing set of geoscientific methods, bundled in exchangeable Module Libraries.

Application programming interface

APIAPIsapplication programming interfaces
SAGA GIS (System for Automated Geoscientific Analysis) –- A hybrid GIS software. Has a unique Application Programming Interface (API) and a fast-growing set of geoscientific methods, bundled in exchangeable Module Libraries.

Capaware

Capaware – A C++ 3D GIS Framework with a multiple plugin architecture for geographic graphical analysis and visualization.

Generic Mapping Tools

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Generic Mapping Tools – A collection of command-line tools for manipulating geographic and Cartesian data sets and producing PostScript illustrations.

FalconView

FalconView – A mapping system created by the Georgia Tech Research Institute for the Windows family of operating systems. A free, open source version is available.

Kalypso (software)

Kalypso
Kalypso – Uses Java and GML3. Focuses mainly on numerical simulations in water management.