When QGIS releases a new version, it’s kinda a big deal. Because the unsung heroes of open source GIS software are back with QGIS 3!
MapInfo Professional by Precisely (formerly Pitney Bowes) specializes in location intelligence, business analytics, and geocoding services.
OpenJUMP GIS is good at the basics. It started as a tool for data conflation. Then, it grew into a modest size open source project.
Global Mapper by Blue Marble is a 64-bit GIS application. It has a powerful, intuitive interface, especially with LiDAR and terrain mapping.
ILWIS is free (GNU license) for users around the world for GIS and remote sensing needs. Here are some of the neat features and developments.
ArcScene and ArcGlobe both specialize in 3D. However, ArcScene is for local scenes and ArcGlobe is for global. Find out more differences between 3D software.
Have you ever wanted to create interactive web maps for your organization? Or how about the whole world? You can with Esri’s cloud-based ArcGIS Online.
Geosheets is a tool that allows for both mapping and querying to be done directly within Google Sheets by adding a suite of custom geospatial functions
While not necessarily your prototype GIS package, GeoDa carries exciting analytical & visualization tools in industries like economics, health & real estate
Maptitude prides itself as an affordable one-stop shop GIS on the market with a low learning curve. It shines in business and transportation.