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Why we use QGIS.

QGIS is a free and open-source geographic information system (GIS) software that allows users to create, edit, visualise, analyse and publish geospatial data on various platforms.

Supporting QGIS is important to us for several reasons:

  • QGIS promotes the use of open standards and open data, which foster collaboration, transparency, and innovation in the geospatial community.

  • QGIS provides a user-friendly and versatile alternative to proprietary GIS software, which can be costly and restrictive.

  • It enables users to access and integrate a wide range of data sources and formats, including web services, databases, and vector and raster files.

  • It offers a rich set of features and functionalities, such as advanced symbology, spatial analysis, 3D visualisation, web mapping, and more.

  • QGIS supports the development of custom applications and plugins, thanks to its modular architecture and extensive API.

  • QGIS is a community-driven project, which relies on the contributions and feedback of users and developers from around the world.

By supporting QGIS, you can help to ensure the sustainability and improvement of this valuable GIS software. You can support QGIS in various ways, such as:

  • Donating to the QGIS project or becoming a sustaining member.

  • Participating in the QGIS user and contributor meetings.

  • Reporting bugs, requesting features, or providing feedback.

  • Contributing code, documentation, or translations.

  • Spreading the word about QGIS and sharing your work with others.

QGIS is more than just a software, it is a vibrant and diverse community of geospatial enthusiasts who share a common passion for GIS. By supporting QGIS, you can join this community and make a difference in the world of geospatial information. 🌎


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