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QGIS Review

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  1. What is QGIS
  2. Product Quality Score
  3. Main Features
  4. List of Benefits
  5. Technical Specifications
  6. Available Integrations
  7. Customer Support
  8. Pricing Plans
  9. Other Popular Software Reviews

What is QGIS ?

QGIS is a free, open-source Geographic Information System (GIS) that can be used to view, edit, and analyze geospatial data. It is capable of handling numerous different database functionalities as well as formats. The platform’s capabilities are also extensible using plugins. The application is free to use and allows users to do a variety of things including but not limited to viewing, creating, editing, exporting and managing data, rastering data in many different formats, and overlaying vector. Users are also able to perform spatial data analysis through the platform’s spatial databases. QGIS is compatible with many OS including Windows, Linux, Mac, UNIX, and Android. It also provides web applications, a spatial file browser, and server applications.

Product Quality Score

Ease of use
Customer support
Value for money

QGIS features

Main features of QGIS are:

  • Data management
  • Compose maps
  • Analyze data
  • View Data
  • Explore data
  • Plugins
  • Publish map on the internet

QGIS Benefits


The main benefits of QGIS are its free software, user-friendly GUI, room for easy spatial data analysis, and extensible architecture and plug-in libraries. Here are more details:

Free to use

Despite being free, QGIS comes with features and core plugins that provide common Geographic Information System functionalities. One of its notable capabilities is that it allows users to view and overlay vector and raster data in many different projections and formats without the need to convert them into internal or common files.

User-friendly Graphical User Interface (GUI)

Navigating QGIS is often a breeze even for newbies as it offers a friendly GUI. Users can access various tools in the interface such as spatial bookmarks, annotation tools, map composer, DB manager, QGIS browsers, and many more. The platform also offers incredible digitizing solutions for GRASS vector layers as well as OGR supported formats.

Spatial Data Analysis

QGIS allows users to analyze data on any database and OGR supported formats. Additionally, it offers a plethora of valuable features such as data management, vector analysis, geometry tools, geoprocessing, and sampling. Users can also choose to work with a plugin or integrate GRASS tools to come up with a powerful framework to analyze geospatial data.


Another notable benefit of QGIS is its ability to extend functionality through the use of plugins. The plugin libraries and architecture are extensible, making it easier to adapt the software to your specific needs. Users can also create an additional app easily using C++ or Python.

Technical Specifications

Devices Supported

  • Web-based
  • iOS
  • Android
  • Desktop

Customer types

  • Small business
  • Medium business
  • Enterprise

Support Types

  • Phone
  • Online

QGIS Integrations

The following QGIS integrations are currently offered by the vendor:

No information available.


Customer Support


Pricing Plans

QGIS pricing is available in the following plans:

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