Saturday, May 8, 2010

Free GIS Mapping Software Program Applications & Resources Page 1 of 9

3map is a Free Software
project being built with the support of the Telstra Broadband Fund that provides the client and server capabilities to deliver the Web Augmented Virtual Earth.

52°North Initiative for Geospatial Open Source Software GmbH is an international research and development company whose mission is to promote the conception, development and application of free open source geo-software for research, education, training and practical use.

AccuGlobe Desktop 2007 is free to download. Add specific functionality with extensions and plugins.

Aero-Triangulation System
- A collection of Fortran and C programs, UNIX shell scripts, and text files used to perform image coordinate refinement, block adjustment, statistical reporting, and plotting.

AGIS for Windows A simple mapping and GIS shareware package that includes a tutorial to help you with making your own map displays.

ArcGIS Explorer and ArcExplorer are freely available, easy to use, geographic data viewers whose purpose is to allow organizations to provide access to their GIS to a wide audience of non-expert users.

ArcVoyager was created by ESRI's Schools and Libraries team to go along with ArcView. It is a 50-mb package of carefully selected data, ArcView projects, and help files, in a tiered format. There are comparable Windows and Macintosh versions.

Atlas aims to produce and display high quality charts of the world for users of FlightGear, an open source flight simulator.

AtlasStyler is a user-friendly application to style geodata. The resulting styles can be saved to XML files that follow the OGC SLD/SE standard 1.0.

AutoREALM is a Free GNU mapping software (a "cartographer") that can design maps of castles, cities, dungeons and more. AutoREALM is generally used by Role-playing Game practicants who enjoy doing their own maps. But it could fits the needs of other people.

AVPython - By embedding Python within ArcView GIS, we can break through most of the barriers to interoperability, scalability, and extensibility that the Avenue developer faces when trying to build a modern application. Unlike Avenue, Python is a real programming language suitable for large-scale collaborative development, yet like Avenue it is easy to use, and very easy to read.

Basins - Installation software that contains the BASINS Version 4.0 system, data download tool, full documentation in the pulldown help menu, and the tutorial project and data(HUC-02060006) is now available. BASINS 4.0 contains the installation program for an open source GIS program.

Batik is a Java-based toolkit for applications or applets that want to use images in the Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) format for various purposes, such as display, generation or manipulation.

BBBike is a route-finder for
cyclists in Berlin and Brandenburg (Germany). BBBike can be run as a stand-alone program (using tk) or as a simpler web based component.

BuddySpace is an instant messenger with four novel twists: (1) it allows optional maps for geographical & office-plan visualizations in addition to standard 'buddy lists' ...

Cameo, Marplot and Aloha - free software and data used to map the dispersion of toxic chemicals and help respond to chemical emergencies.

Cartographic Objects for Zope 0.7 features enhanced labeling of features, catalog-like search for features from data stores, and improved management interface for data stores.

CartoWeb is a comprehensive and ready-to-use Web-GIS (Geographical Information System) as well as a convenient framework for building advanced and customized applications.

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