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8. Visualizing Mapping Data in a Desktop... > 8.1. Visualization and Mapping Progr...

Visualization and Mapping Programs

This chapter focuses on OpenEV, but there are many other GIS and mapping programs available. Some are open source and some are commercial.

Other Open Source Mapping Programs

Here is a list of some of the free and open source desktop GIS and mapping programs available today:

Quantum GIS (QGIS)

http://www.qgis.org

Java Unified Mapping Platform (JUMP)

http://jump-project.org

User-friendly Desktop GIS (UDIG)

http://udig.refractions.net

Thuban

http://thuban.intevation.org

OpenMap

http://openmap.bbn.com

OpenEV

http://fwtools.maptools.org

For more comprehensive lists of open source GIS and mapping tools, see:

Other Free-to-Use Programs

Many of the major vendors distribute their own free viewers. These aren’t considered freeware because you may not be able to freely distribute the programs. However, they are freely available to use:


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