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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: 
asc
File types: 
CMA
File types: 
DEM
File types: 
GINI
File types: 
GRIB
File types: 
NetCDF
File types: 
shp
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SAGA System for Automated Geoscientific Analyses

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: 
broad
Computer System: 
Windows
Computer System: 
Linux
Latest release (year): 
2013
File types: 
DIGeM
File types: 
GDAL
File types: 
MOLA
File types: 
shp
Screenshot: 

MapInfo Professional (Pitney Bowes)

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 to try
Costs (USD): 
$5,000.00
Comment: 
30 days trial
Computer System: 
Windows
Latest release (year): 
2013
File types: 
asc
File types: 
bmp
File types: 
DEM
File types: 
dgn
File types: 
dwg
File types: 
dxf
File types: 
emf
File types: 
img
File types: 
gif
File types: 
jpeg
File types: 
map
File types: 
MDB
File types: 
shp
File types: 
tiff
File types: 
VPF
File types: 
wmf
File types: 
xls
Screenshot: 

CAPRA-GIS (WB, ISDR, CEPREDENAC)

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: 
Risk calculations, also in Spanish, simple
Computer System: 
Windows
Latest release (year): 
2013
File types: 
ame
File types: 
shp
Screenshot: 

gvSIG (gvSIG Association)

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
Comment: 
User friendly, a lot of languages
Computer System: 
Windows
Computer System: 
MacOSX
Computer System: 
Linux
Latest release (year): 
2013
File types: 
asc
File types: 
dng
File types: 
DWG2000
File types: 
dxf
File types: 
ecw
File types: 
GeoTIFF
File types: 
gif
File types: 
img
File types: 
jpeg
File types: 
j2k
File types: 
MrSID
File types: 
png
File types: 
shp
File types: 
svg
File types: 
tiff
File types: 
wcs
File types: 
wms
Screenshot: 

zigGIS

Software type: 
Extension
Accessibility: 
Install only
Costs: 
Free
Comment: 
not open source anymore
Latest release (year): 
2007
Is extension for: 
ArcGIS

OpenEV (OpenEV developers)

Software type: 
Desktop GIS
Vector/Raster: 
Vector
Vector/Raster: 
Raster
Scope: 
Image processing
Scope: 
Modelling
Scope: 
Visualisation
Accessibility: 
Install only
Graphical User Interface: 
Yes
Costs: 
Free
Computer System: 
Windows
Computer System: 
Linux
Computer System: 
Solaris
Latest release (year): 
2004
File types: 
asc
File types: 
stk
File types: 
adf
File types: 
AtlantisMFF
File types: 
AtlantisMFF2eHKV
File types: 
bmp
File types: 
CEOS
File types: 
hdr
File types: 
n1
File types: 
EOSAT FAST
File types: 
ER Mapper Compressed Wavelets ECW
File types: 
gis2gb
File types: 
img
File types: 
FITS
File types: 
GeoTIFF
File types: 
gif
File types: 
GRASS
File types: 
hdf
File types: 
ILWIS Raster Map MPR MPL
File types: 
Japanese DEM JDEM MEM
File types: 
JFIF
File types: 
jp2
File types: 
jp2
File types: 
jp2
File types: 
jpeg
File types: 
j2k
File types: 
Meteosat Second Generation MSG
File types: 
Multi-resolution Seamless Image Database MrSID
File types: 
Nautical Chart KAP
File types: 
ndf
File types: 
NetCDF
File types: 
Netpbm PPM/PGM/PNM
File types: 
nitf
File types: 
NOAA Polar Orbiter Level 1b Data Set (AVHRR) L1B
File types: 
OGDI Bridge
File types: 
aux
File types: 
PCI Geomatics Database File PCIDSK
File types: 
PCRASTER MAP
File types: 
png
File types: 
png
File types: 
RadarSat2 XML/ RS2
File types: 
Raster Matrix Format RSW/MTW/RMF
File types: 
SARCEOS
File types: 
Swedish Grid RIK
File types: 
tiff
File types: 
USGS ASCII DEM
File types: 
USGS SDTS DEM (*CATD.DDF) SDTS
File types: 
VTP Binary Terrain Format BT
File types: 
X11 Pixmap XPM
Screenshot: 

Open Jump (JUMP Pilot Project)

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
Comment: 
Many languages
Computer System: 
Windows
Computer System: 
MacOSX
Computer System: 
Linux
Latest release (year): 
2013
File types: 
GML
File types: 
shp
File types: 
wms
Screenshot: 

mezoGIS (Frédéric Back)

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
Programming skills needed: 
Yes
Accessibility: 
Install only
Requirements: 

Python

Graphical User Interface: 
Yes
Costs: 
Free
Latest release (year): 
2006
File types: 
xml
Screenshot: 

uDig

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
Computer System: 
Windows
Computer System: 
MacOSX
Computer System: 
Linux
Latest release (year): 
2013
File types: 
adf
File types: 
DB2
File types: 
GML
File types: 
jpeg
File types: 
Oracle Spatial
File types: 
png
File types: 
PostGIS
File types: 
shp
File types: 
tiff
File types: 
wfs
File types: 
wms
Screenshot: