Geowares

People usually ask me about the GIS software products that I’ve used or alternatives to the standard ESRI suite of products. Below is a list (in random order) of  products I’ve encountered, played with, and otherwise think is worth a mention.

  •  Maptitude-Makers of TransCAD. Mapping for under $800.
  • QGIS– Bonn (3.2) check out the changelog for more info.
  • Cartographica– Desktop and Mobile GIS for the Mac OS Platform.
  • Ortelius– Map design software for the Mac OS Platform a cartographer’s dream.
  • GeoComm Maintainer for ArcGIS Desktop– Evaluate and maintain your GIS data for for NG-911.
  • uDig– GIS Framework for Eclipse (Javascript) for Mac, Linux, Windows).
  • Mango Maps– Try for free or $1,910 per year for Enterprise edition (40 maps, unlimited storage, tons of features)
  • MapGeo– subscription web mapping platform for local government (examples here)
  • Vantage Points Utilities– Oh how I remember the days of GISMO in the Water & Sewer Department
  • SafeCityGIS– Public Safety GIS
  • Accela Asset Management– Track and manage service requests, work orders, and maintenance issues on your infrastructure…
  • Geomedia Smart Client– Interactive Web GIS from Hexagon Geospatial.
  • Global Mapper– Newly updated interface, really good editing, analysis and data projection features out of the box. I use this for image processing and image projection it is really fast.
  • Carto–  Unlock your location data potential free and paid subscription
  • Mapbox-The next generation of map design-you decide get started for free
  • Maplarge-Got Bigdata? This might be the tool for you…
  • Geocortex– Have ESRI’s ArcGIS Enterprise? Want to serve your clients without worrying about credits? Look no further!
  • Cartegraph OMS-Software to run your public works!
  • Elements XS– Ultra flexible asset and work management software that runs on Geocortex
  • Accela Civic Platform for Environmental health (workflow management, inspection, mapping, etc.)