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Eduspace LeoWorks Image processing software (ESA)

Software type: 
Desktop GIS
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
Computer System: 
Windows
Computer System: 
MacOSX
Computer System: 
Linux
Latest release (year): 
2012
File types: 
GeoTIFF
File types: 
HGT
File types: 
Jpeg
File types: 
shp
File types: 
wmf
File types: 
WMS
Screenshot: 

ArcGIS Explorer Desktop (esri)

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: 
easily extendable, different languages available, user friendly, create presentations
Computer System: 
Windows
Latest release (year): 
2013
File types: 
BIL
File types: 
BIP
File types: 
bmp
File types: 
BSQ
File types: 
CIF
File types: 
DGN
File types: 
DWG
File types: 
DXF
File types: 
ERDAS *.GIS
File types: 
GeoTIFF
File types: 
Graphics Interchange Format (.gif)
File types: 
MrSID
File types: 
RAS
File types: 
RLC
File types: 
shp
File types: 
Sun
File types: 
TIFF
File types: 
VPF
Screenshot: 

Opticks

Software type: 
Desktop image processing (remote sensing software - raster data)
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: 
easily extendable
Computer System: 
Windows
Computer System: 
Linux
Computer System: 
Solaris
Latest release (year): 
2013
File types: 
ASPAM/PAR
File types: 
AVI
File types: 
bmp
File types: 
CGM
File types: 
DTED
File types: 
ENVI
File types: 
Generic RAW
File types: 
GeoTIFF
File types: 
Graphics Interchange Format (.gif)
File types: 
HDF5
File types: 
JPEG/JPG
File types: 
MPEG
File types: 
NITF 2.0
File types: 
NITF 2.1
File types: 
PNG
File types: 
shp
Screenshot: 

GRASS GIS (OSGeo)

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, broad
Computer System: 
Windows
Computer System: 
MacOSX
Computer System: 
Linux
Latest release (year): 
2013
File types: 
ASCII
File types: 
DBF
File types: 
GeoTIFF
File types: 
shp
Screenshot: 

Spring GIS

Software type: 
Desktop image processing (remote sensing software - raster data)
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: 
Subscription
Costs: 
Free
Computer System: 
Windows
Computer System: 
Linux
Computer System: 
Online
Latest release (year): 
2012
File types: 
ASCII-SPRING
File types: 
DBF
File types: 
DXF-R12
File types: 
GeoTIFF
File types: 
JPEG/JPG
File types: 
JPEG2000 JP2/J2K
File types: 
KML
File types: 
MID/MIF de Mapinfo
File types: 
RAW
File types: 
shp
File types: 
SITIM
File types: 
Surfer GRD
File types: 
TIFF
Screenshot: 

Quantum GIS

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, broad
Computer System: 
Windows
Computer System: 
MacOSX
Computer System: 
Linux
Latest release (year): 
2012
File types: 
ASCII
File types: 
GeoTIFF
File types: 
JPEG/JPG
File types: 
PostGIS
File types: 
shp
File types: 
TIFF
Screenshot: 

ILWIS - Remote Sensing and GIS software (ITC)

Software type: 
Desktop image processing (remote sensing software - raster data)
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: 
Also in Chinese and Spanish
Computer System: 
Windows
Latest release (year): 
2012
Screenshot: 

USGS Early Warning Software and portal

Software type: 
Web processing (cloud computing)
Vector/Raster: 
Vector
Vector/Raster: 
Raster
Optical data or radar data format: 
Optical
Accessibility: 
Online
Graphical User Interface: 
Yes
Costs: 
Free
Comment: 
Data download, simple functions
Computer System: 
Online
Latest release (year): 
2013
Screenshot: 
Hazard: 
Drought
Hazard: 
Flood

Global Risk Data Platform (UNEP, ISDR)

Software type: 
Web processing (cloud computing)
Vector/Raster: 
Vector
Vector/Raster: 
Raster
Optical data or radar data format: 
Optical
Scope: 
Visualisation
Accessibility: 
Online
Graphical User Interface: 
Yes
Costs: 
Free
Comment: 
Data download, user friendly
Computer System: 
Online
Latest release (year): 
2013
File types: 
GeoTIFF
File types: 
shp
Screenshot: 
Hazard: 
Drought
Hazard: 
Earthquake
Hazard: 
Forest Fire
Hazard: 
Flood
Hazard: 
Mass Movement
Hazard: 
Tsunami
Hazard: 
Volcanic Eruption

Google Earth (google)

Software type: 
Web processing (cloud computing)
Vector/Raster: 
Vector
Vector/Raster: 
Raster
Optical data or radar data format: 
Optical
Scope: 
Image processing
Scope: 
Visualisation
Accessibility: 
Online
Graphical User Interface: 
Yes
Costs: 
Free
Comment: 
User friendly
Computer System: 
Windows
Computer System: 
MacOSX
Computer System: 
Linux
Latest release (year): 
2013
Screenshot: