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PostGIS

Geographic information system

PostGIS Description
PostGIS is an open source software program that adds support for geographic objects to the PostgreSQL object-relational database. PostGIS follows the Simple Features for SQL specification from the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC).
A list below shows PostGIS alternatives which were either selected by us or voted for by users. You can filter this list by tags and platforms

Latest version of PostGIS is 2.3.3 and it was released on 2017-07-01.

PostGIS Alternatives

  • uDig by Refractions Research

    uDig is a GIS software program produced by a community led by Canadian-based consulting company Refractions Research. It is based on the Eclipse platform and features full layered Open Source GIS....

    Latest version of uDig is 1.4.0 and it was released on 2013-03-24.

    Tags: Free Gis Software, Free Software Programmed In Java
  • TerraAmazon by INPE, FUNCATE

    TerraAmazon is a free GIS software developed by Brazil´s National Institute for Space Research (INPE) and FUNCATE. TerraAmazon is a tool designed to be a multi-user editor of geographic vectorial...

    Latest version of TerraAmazon is 4.4.3 and it was released on February 11, 2014.

    Tags: Free Gis Software
  • QGIS by QGIS Development Team

    QGIS (previously known as Quantum GIS) is a cross-platform free and open-source desktop geographic information system (GIS) application that supports viewing, editing, and analysis of geospatial...

    Latest version of QGIS is 2.18.11 (Las Palmas) and it was released on 2017-07-22.

    Tags: Free Gis Software, Free Software Programmed In C, Software That Uses Qt, Gis Software
  • pycsw by pycsw Development Team

    pycsw is an OGC CSW server implementation written in Python. pycsw fully implements the OpenGIS Catalogue Service Implementation Specification . Initial development started in 2010 (more formally...

    Latest version of pycsw is 2.0.3 and it was released on 2017-06-02.

    Tags: Free Gis Software, Free Software Programmed In Python, Web Applications
  • Potlatch by Richard Fairhurst

    Potlatch is a free software editing tool for OpenStreetMap geodata using Adobe Flash. It is one of two editors embedded directly within the OpenStreetMap website. Potlatch 2 requires a web browser...

    Latest version of Potlatch is 2.4 and it was released on 2015-07-04.

    Tags: Free Gis Software, Openstreetmap, Software Using The Wtfpl License
  • OpenEV by Atlantis Scientific / Vexcel

    OpenEV is an open source geospatial toolkit and a frontend to that toolkit. OpenEV was developed using Python and uses the GDAL library to display georeferenced images and elevation data. The...

    Latest version of OpenEV is 1.8.0 and it was released on 2004-07-07.

    Tags: Free Software Programmed In Python, Free Gis Software, Software That Uses Pygtk
  • OpenLayers by The OpenLayers Dev Team

    OpenLayers is an open source (provided under the 2-clause BSD License) JavaScript library for displaying map data in web browsers as slippy maps. It provides an API for building rich web-based...

    Latest version of OpenLayers is 4.1.0 and it was released on 2017-04-14.

    Tags: Free Gis Software, Geographical Technology, Javascript Libraries, Keyhole Markup Language, Web Mapping
  • MapWindow GIS by MapWindow Open Source Team

    MapWindow GIS is an open source GIS (mapping) application and set of programmable mapping components. It has been adopted by the United States Environmental Protection Agency as the primary GIS...

    Latest version of MapWindow GIS is 4.8.8 and it was released on 2013-08-01.

    Tags: Free Gis Software, Free Software Programmed In C Sharp
  • Mapnik by The Mapnik Contributors

    Mapnik is an open source mapping toolkit for desktop- and server-based map rendering, written in C++. Artem Pavlenko, the original developer of Mapnik, set out with the explicit goal of creating...

    Latest version of Mapnik is 3.0.12 and it was released on 2016-09-28.

    Tags: Cartography, Distributed Computing Projects, Free Gis Software, Free Software Programmed In C, Freecontent Websites, Geographic Information Systems, Openstreetmap, Web Map Services, Web Mapping
  • MapServer by Stephen Lime

    MapServer is an open source development environment for building spatially enabled internet applications. It can run as a CGI program or via MapScript which supports several programming languages...

    Latest version of MapServer is 7.0.6 and it was released on 2017-06-21.

    Tags: Free Gis Software, University Of Minnesota Software, Software Using The Mit License
  • Mapbender by Mapbender Developer Team

    Mapbender is a graduated project of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation. It was awarded OGC web site of the month in 2008. It is used by PortalU and several federal states to implement the INSPIRE...

    Latest version of Mapbender is 2.7.3 and it was released on 2013-03-13.

    Tags: Free Gis Software, Maps, Web Mapping
  • libLAS by Howard Butler, Mateusz Loskot, Phil Vachon, Martin Vales, Frank Warmerdam

    libLAS is a library for reading and writing geospatial data encoded in the ASPRS laser (LAS) file format, versions 1.0, 1.1 and 1.2. LAS-formatted data is heavily used in lidar processing...

    Latest version of libLAS is 1.7.0 and it was released on 2012-01-06.

    Tags: C Libraries, Free Computer Libraries, Free Gis Software, Free Software Programmed In C, Lidar
  • Leaflet

    Leaflet is a widely used open source JavaScript library used to build web mapping applications. First released in 2011, it supports most mobile and desktop platforms, supporting HTML5 and CSS3....

    Latest version of Leaflet is 1.2.0 and it was released on 2017-08-08.

    Tags: Free Gis Software, Javascript Libraries, Keyhole Markup Language, Web Mapping
  • JumpOpenJUMP

    JUMP is a Java based vector and raster GIS and programming framework. Current development continues under the OpenJUMP...

    Latest version of Jump/OpenJUMP is 1.11 and it was released on 2017-04-13.

    Tags: Free Gis Software, Free Software Programmed In Java
  • JOSM by Dirk Stöcker and other contributors

    JOSM (Java OpenStreetMap Editor) is a free software desktop editing tool for OpenStreetMap geodata created in Java, originally developed by Immanuel Scholz and currently maintained by Dirk Stöcker....

    Latest version of JOSM is {{#invoke:Wikidata|claim|P348}} and it was released on {{#invoke:Wikidata|claim|P348|qualifier=P577}}.

    Tags: Free Gis Software, Openstreetmap
  • gvSIG by gvSIG Association

    gvSIG is a geographic information system (GIS), that is, a desktop application designed for capturing, storing, handling, analyzing and deploying any kind of referenced geographic information in...

    Latest version of gvSIG is 2.3.1 and it was released on 2016-10-26.

    Tags: Free Gis Software, Free Software Programmed In Java, Geographic Information Systems
  • iD by Multiple contributors

    iD is a free software online editor for OpenStreetMap geodata created in JavaScript and released in 2013. It is designed to be simple and user friendly and is used as a default editor on main OSM...

    Latest version of iD is 2.2.2 and it was released on 2017-06-12.

    Tags: Free Gis Software, Openstreetmap
  • GeoTools by OpenGeo,GeoSolutions,Refractions Research,LISAsoft

    GeoTools is a free software (LGPL) GIS toolkit for developing standards compliant solutions. It provides an implementation of Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) specifications as they are developed....

    Latest version of GeoTools is 16.1 and it was released on 2016-12-19.

    Tags: Free Gis Software
  • GeoServer by Boundless Spatial,GeoSolutions,Refractions Research

    In computing, GeoServer is an open-source server written in Java that allows users to share, process and edit geospatial data. Designed for interoperability, it publishes data from any major spatial...

    Latest version of GeoServer is 2.9.0 and it was released on 2016-05-28.

    Tags: Free Software Programmed In Java, Geographical Technology, Free Gis Software
  • GeoNetwork opensource by FAO-UN, WFP,UNEP and UNOCHA

    The GeoNetwork opensource (GNOS) project is a free and open source (FOSS) cataloging application for spatially referenced resources. It is a catalog of location-oriented...

    Latest version of GeoNetwork opensource is 3.0.0 and it was released on 2015-04-29.

    Tags: Free Gis Software, Free Software Programmed In Java, Web Applications
  • CAPAWARE by Instituto Tecnológico de Canarias,University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

    Capaware is a 3D general purpose virtual worlds viewer. It is a free software project which began in 2007, released for the purpose of promoting the development of free software in the Canary...

    Latest version of CAPAWARE is rc2 and it was released on 2011-07-08.

    Tags: Free Gis Software, Free Software Programmed In C, Geographic Information Systems, Software That Uses Wxwidgets
  • deegree

    deegree supplies the building blocks of a Spatial Data Infrastructure, while implementing the standards of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and ISO/TC 211. The Java-based deegree framework is...

    Latest version of deegree is 3.3.14 and it was released on 2015-02-10.

    Tags: Free Gis Software, Free Software Programmed In Java, Geographic Information Systems
  • Generic Mapping Tools by Wessel, Smith and volunteers

    The Generic Mapping Tools (GMT) are an open-source collection of computer software tools for processing and displaying xy and xyz datasets, including rasterisation, filtering and other image...

    Latest version of Generic Mapping Tools is 5.3.1 and it was released on 2016-10-21.

    Tags: Free Gis Software, Plotting Software, Databaserelated Software For Linux, Graphicsrelated Software For Linux, Earth Sciences Graphics Software
  • GDAL by Open Source Geospatial Foundation

    The Geospatial Data Abstraction Library (GDAL) is a computer software library for reading and writing raster and vector geospatial data formats, and is released under the permissive X/MIT style free...

    Latest version of GDAL is 2.2.1 and it was released on 2017-06-23.

    Tags: C Libraries, Crossplatform Software, Data Structures Libraries And Frameworks, Free Computer Libraries, Free Gis Software, Gis File Formats, Software Using The Mit License
  • GRASS GIS by GRASS Development Team

    Geographic Resources Analysis Support System (commonly termed GRASS GIS) is a geographic information system (GIS) software suite used for geospatial data management and analysis, image processing,...

    Latest version of GRASS GIS is 7.2 and it was released on 2016-12-28.

    Tags: Crossplatform Software, Free Gis Software, Free Software Programmed In C, Free Educational Software, Software That Uses Wxpython
  • ILWIS by 52°North ILWIS Community

    Integrated Land and Water Information System (ILWIS) is a geographic information system (GIS) and remote sensing software for both vector and raster processing. Its features include digitizing,...

    Latest version of ILWIS is 3.8.5 and it was released on 2015-09-03.

    Tags: Free Gis Software, Free Software Programmed In C, Geographic Information Systems, Windowsonly Free Software
  • Kosmo by SAIG S.L.

    Kosmo is a desktop geographic information system (GIS) with advanced functions. It is the first of a series of developments that are being made available to the community. Kosmo was implemented...

    Latest version of Kosmo is 2.0 and it was released on 2011-02-17.

    Tags: Free Gis Software, Free Software Programmed In Java
  • MapGuide Open Source by Autodesk, community-developed

    MapGuide Open Source is a web-based ] platform that enables users to quickly develop and deploy web mapping applications and geospatial web services. The application was introduced as open source by...

    Latest version of MapGuide Open Source is 2.6.1 and it was released on 2015-08-07.

    Tags: Autodesk, Free Gis Software, Formerly Proprietary Software
  • SAGA GIS by Departments for Physical Geography, Hamburg and Göttingen, Germany; SAGA User Group Association (from May 2005)

    System for Automated Geoscientific Analyses (SAGA GIS) is a geographic information system (GIS) computer program, used to edit spatial data. It is free and open-source software, developed originally...

    Latest version of SAGA GIS is saga-4.1.0 and it was released on 2017-05-09.

    Tags: Free Gis Software, Free Software Programmed In C, Software That Uses Wxwidgets
  • Whitebox GAT by John Lindsay

    Whitebox Geospatial Analysis Tools (GAT) is an open-source and cross-platform Geographic information system (GIS) and remote sensing software package that is distributed under the GNU General Public...

    Latest version of Whitebox GAT is 3.4.0 and it was released on 2017-01-27.

    Tags: Gis Software, Free Gis Software, Remote Sensing Software
  • TerraLib by INPE, TecGraf/PUC-RIO and FUNCATE

    TerraLib is an open source GIS software library that extends object-relational DBMS technology to handle spatiotemporal data types. The library supports different DBMS, including MySQL, PostgreSQL,...

    Latest version of TerraLib is 3.2 and it was released on February 14, 2008.

    Tags: Free Gis Software, Free Computer Libraries
  • Oracle Spatial and Graph by Oracle Corporation

    Oracle Spatial and Graph, formerly Oracle Spatial, forms a separately-licensed option component of the Oracle Database. The spatial features in Oracle Spatial and Graph aid users in managing...

    Tags: Oracle Software, Gis Software, Graph Databases, Spatial Database Management Systems
  • SpatiaLite by Alessandro Furieri

    SpatiaLite is a spatial extension to SQLite, providing vector geodatabase functionality. It is similar to PostGIS, Oracle Spatial, and SQL Server with spatial extensions, although SQLite/SpatiaLite...

    Latest version of SpatiaLite is 4.3.0a and it was released on 2015-09-07.

    Tags: Gis File Formats, Gis Software, Software That Uses Wxwidgets, Spatial Database Management Systems