gvSIG Desktop


gvSIG is a powerful, user-friendly, interoperable GIS used by thousands of users worldwide.

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gvSIG Desktop

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gvSig Desktop is easy to work in a variety of formats, vector and raster files, databases and remote services. There are always available all kinds of tools to analyze and manage your geographic information. gvSIG Desktop is designed to be an easily extensible solution, allowing thus continually improving the software application and developing tailor made solutions.

Core features

  • Interoperable: able to work with most known data formats

    • raster : ecw, ENVI hdr, ERDAS img, (Geo)TIFF, GRASS, NetCDF…
    • vector & CAD: shapefile, NetCDF, GML, KML, DGN, DXF, DWG
    • databases: PostGIS, MySQL, Oracle, ArcSDE
    • remote: OGC standards (WMS, WMTS, WFS, WCS), OSM, ECWP, ArcIMS
  • Discovery services client to localize data resources within an SDI (catalogue and gazeteer services)

    • Catalogues: Z3950, SRW, CSW (ISO/19115 and ebRIM)
    • Gazetteers: ADL, WFS, WFS-G
  • Integrated advanced CAD tools:

    • vector data: modify, create and delete elements
    • command console typical element in CAD software
    • tools like help, grid, command stack, complex element selections
    • tools for inserting elements like points, polygons, lines, ellipses, etc…
    • tools to modify its rotation, scale, symmetry,…

Implemented Standards

  • Styled Layer Descriptor (SLD)
  • Web Coverage Service (WCS)
  • Web Feature Service (WFS)
  • Web Feature Service - Gazetteer Service

  • Wep Map Context (WMC)
  • Web Map Service (WMS)
  • Web Map Tile Service (WMTS)

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