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Geographic Information System

Quantum GIS (QGIS) is a Geographic Information System (GIS) built for GNU/Linux. QGIS supports vector, raster, and database formats.

"IRC [irc:irc.freenode.net/qgis irc:irc.freenode.net/qgis] " IRC Help channel
[irc:irc.freenode.net/qgis irc:irc.freenode.net/qgis]

"IRC [irc:irc.freenode.net/qgis irc:irc.freenode.net/qgis] " IRC development channel
[irc:irc.freenode.net/qgis irc:irc.freenode.net/qgis]



version 2.18 (stable)
released on 21 October 2016

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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey12 March 2004

Leaders and contributors

QGIS Project Manager Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://sourceforge.net/cvs/?group_id=55820
Bug TrackingVCS Repository Webviewhttp://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=55820&atid=478378
DeveloperMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/qgis-developer
SupportMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/qgis-use

Software prerequisites

Weak prerequisitePostgreSQL
Required to useQt
Required to buildGDAL/OGR
Required to buildQt
Weak prerequisitePostGIS (database support for vector layers)

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 23 January 2017.


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