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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]


Download version 2.18 (stable)
released on 21 October 2016

VCS Checkout



Related Projects


LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey12 March 2004

Leaders and contributors

QGIS Project Manager Maintainer

Resources and communication

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

Software prerequisites

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

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


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