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Mapserver (OSGeo)

Software type: 
Database/Library
Vector/Raster: 
Vector
Vector/Raster: 
Raster
Optical data or radar data format: 
Optical
Optical data or radar data format: 
Radar
Scope: 
Image processing
Scope: 
Modelling
Scope: 
Visualisation
Accessibility: 
Install only
Graphical User Interface: 
Yes
Costs: 
Free
Computer System: 
Windows
Computer System: 
MacOSX
Computer System: 
Linux
Computer System: 
Solaris
Latest release (year): 
2012
File types: 
ArcInfo Grids
File types: 
EPPL7
File types: 
GeoTIFF
File types: 
GML
File types: 
JPEG2000 JP2/J2K
File types: 
shp
File types: 
TIFF
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GDAL - Geospatial Data Abstraction Library (OSGeo)

Software type: 
Database/Library
Vector/Raster: 
Vector
Vector/Raster: 
Raster
Optical data or radar data format: 
Optical
Optical data or radar data format: 
Radar
Accessibility: 
Install only
Costs: 
Free
Comment: 
Data exchange
Computer System: 
Windows
Computer System: 
MacOSX
Computer System: 
Linux
Computer System: 
Solaris
Latest release (year): 
2013
File types: 
AIRSAR
File types: 
ASCII
File types: 
Atlantis MFF
File types: 
Atlantis MFF2e HKV
File types: 
bmp
File types: 
CEOS
File types: 
N1
File types: 
ER Mapper Compressed Wavelets ECW
File types: 
ERDAS *.GIS
File types: 
ERDAS *.LAN
File types: 
FITS
File types: 
GeoTIFF
File types: 
Graphics Interchange Format (.gif)
File types: 
HDF4
File types: 
ILWIS Raster Map MPR MPL
File types: 
Japanese DEM JDEM MEM
File types: 
JFIF
File types: 
JP2ECW
File types: 
Jpeg
File types: 
JPEG2000 JP2/J2K
File types: 
MrSID
File types: 
Nautical Chart KAP
File types: 
NetCDF
File types: 
Netpbm PPM/PGM/PNM
File types: 
NITF
File types: 
OGDI Bridge
File types: 
PCI Geomatics Database File PCIDSK
File types: 
PNG
File types: 
RadarSat2 XML/ RS2
File types: 
Raster Matrix Format RSW/MTW/RMF
File types: 
SAR CEOS
File types: 
Swedish Grid RIK
File types: 
TIFF
File types: 
VTP Binary Terrain Format BT
File types: 
X11 Pixmap XPM
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Openquake (GEM)

Software type: 
Crowdsourcing/VGI
Requirements: 
Create account
Costs: 
Free
Comment: 
30 days trial, release in 2014
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Crowdmap (Ushahidi)

Software type: 
Crowdsourcing/VGI
Vector/Raster: 
Raster
Optical data or radar data format: 
Optical
Scope: 
Visualisation
Accessibility: 
Online
Costs: 
Free
Comment: 
User friendly, map information
Computer System: 
Online
Latest release (year): 
2013
File types: 
ASCII
File types: 
DAT
File types: 
GeoRSS
File types: 
txt
Screenshot: 

Ushahidi

Software type: 
Crowdsourcing/VGI
Vector/Raster: 
Raster
Optical data or radar data format: 
Optical
Scope: 
Visualisation
Accessibility: 
Install only
Requirements: 
Webserver
Costs: 
Free
Comment: 
User friendly, disaster and information mapping
Computer System: 
Online
Latest release (year): 
2013
Screenshot: 

Idrisi Selva (Clark Labs)

Software type: 
Desktop GIS
Vector/Raster: 
Raster
Optical data or radar data format: 
Optical
Optical data or radar data format: 
Radar
Scope: 
Image processing
Scope: 
Modelling
Scope: 
Visualisation
Accessibility: 
Install only
Costs: 
Free to try
Costs (USD): 
$1,250.00
Comment: 
trial
Computer System: 
Windows
Latest release (year): 
2012
File types: 
KML
Screenshot: 

Microdem (U.S. Naval Academy)

Software type: 
Desktop GIS
Vector/Raster: 
Vector
Vector/Raster: 
Raster
Optical data or radar data format: 
Optical
Optical data or radar data format: 
Radar
Scope: 
Image processing
Scope: 
Modelling
Scope: 
Visualisation
Accessibility: 
Install only
Costs: 
Free
Latest release (year): 
2013
Screenshot: 

LandSerf (City University London)

Software type: 
Desktop GIS
Vector/Raster: 
Vector
Vector/Raster: 
Raster
Optical data or radar data format: 
Optical
Optical data or radar data format: 
Radar
Scope: 
Image processing
Scope: 
Modelling
Scope: 
Visualisation
Accessibility: 
Install only
Graphical User Interface: 
Yes
Costs: 
Free
Comment: 
Focus on land surfaces
Computer System: 
Windows
Computer System: 
MacOSX
Computer System: 
Linux
Latest release (year): 
2009
File types: 
ASCII
File types: 
bin
File types: 
DEM
File types: 
Graphics Interchange Format (.gif)
File types: 
JPEG/JPG
File types: 
KML
File types: 
shp
File types: 
txt
File types: 
wrl
File types: 
XML
Screenshot: 

Whitebox Geospatial Analysis Tools

Software type: 
Desktop GIS
Vector/Raster: 
Vector
Vector/Raster: 
Raster
Optical data or radar data format: 
Optical
Optical data or radar data format: 
Radar
Scope: 
Image processing
Scope: 
Modelling
Scope: 
Visualisation
Accessibility: 
Install only
Graphical User Interface: 
Yes
Costs: 
Free
Comment: 
user friendly, a lot of languages
Computer System: 
Windows
Computer System: 
MacOSX
Computer System: 
Linux
Latest release (year): 
2013
File types: 
DEM
File types: 
shp
Screenshot: 

IDV Integrated Data Viewer (unidata)

Software type: 
Desktop GIS
Vector/Raster: 
Vector
Vector/Raster: 
Raster
Optical data or radar data format: 
Optical
Optical data or radar data format: 
Radar
Scope: 
Image processing
Scope: 
Modelling
Scope: 
Visualisation
Accessibility: 
Install only
Requirements: 
Registration
Graphical User Interface: 
Yes
Costs: 
Free
Computer System: 
Windows
Computer System: 
MacOSX
Computer System: 
UNIX
Latest release (year): 
2013
File types: 
ASCII
File types: 
CMA
File types: 
DEM
File types: 
GINI
File types: 
GRIB
File types: 
NetCDF
File types: 
shp
Screenshot: