Geographic Information Systems

  • Quantum GIS Project: http://www.qgis.org/

    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, and Windows and supports numerous vector, raster, and database formats and functionalities.
    (from the Quantum GIS Project website)

  • MapGuide Project: http://mapguide.osgeo.org/

    MapGuide Open Source is a web-based platform that enables users to develop and deploy web mapping applications and geospatial web services. MapGuide features an interactive viewer that includes support for feature selection, property inspection, map tips, and operations such as buffer, select within, and measure. MapGuide includes an XML database for managing content, and supports most popular geospatial file formats, databases, and standards. MapGuide can be deployed on Linux or Windows, supports Apache and IIS web servers, and offers extensive PHP, .NET, Java, and JavaScript APIs for application development. MapGuide Open Source is licensed under the LGPL.
    (from the MapGuide Project website)

  • The FreeGIS Project: http://www.freegis.org/

    The FreeGIS Project provides

    * software overview on Free Geographic Information Systems
    * communication on developments, plans, infos on Free GIS Software and Free Geo-Data
    (from the FreeGIS Project website)