GIS Tools

Free & Open Source Software for Geographic Information Systems

* Free = GIS Software, shapefiles and data

* Open = Build upon the expertise of a global community

* Source = Programmers add plugins and extensions for additional functionality

* Software = Global mapping including overlays on Google Maps, OpenStreetMaps and others

* Information = Analytical tools to evaluate spatial data

* Systems = Integrated software, data and analysis that leads to missional implementation


Download FREE GIS Tools

Software = Download QGIS Software

Shapefiles = Links to a wide assortment of shapefiles

Data = Links to a large number of datasets


Commitment to FOSSGIS

The Evangelical GIS Society is committed to FOSSGIS, free and open source software for geographic information systems using QGIS desktop software, an offical software project of OSGeo, the Open Source Geospatial Foundation.  We advocate for the democratization of research tools in order to foster grassroots participation of missional leaders across the globe.  Below are three major sources of FOSSGIS tools.

GIS Software
Use QGIS to create, edit, visualise, analyse and publish geospatial information on Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD (Android soon). For your desktop, server, in your web browser and as developer libraries

GIS Support Tools
Geographic Resources Analysis Support System (GRASS), is a free and open source software suite used for geospatial data management and analysis, image processing, graphics and maps production, spatial modeling, and visualization.

Open Source Geo Support
The Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo) supports a community which develops high quality open source geospatial software, data, and education resources.