GIS and Remote Sensing Software

Name of the softwaresort icon Software type Costs Computer System
ArcGIS Desktop (esri) Desktop GIS Free to try Windows
ArcGIS Online (esri) Web GIS (display only) Free Online
ArcSWAT (Texas A&M University) Extension Free
ASTRIUM Sample Imagery (ASTRIUM) Web processing (cloud computing) Free Online
Crowdmap (Ushahidi) Crowdsourcing/VGI Free Online
ERDAS Imagine (Intergraph) Desktop image processing (remote sensing software - raster data) Free to try Windows
Flow-R (Flow path assessment of gravitational hazards at a Regional scale) (UNIL) Tool/Converter Free Windows, Linux
Free on-line GIS data format and coordinates converter (MyGeodata) Tool/Converter Free Online
GDAL - Geospatial Data Abstraction Library (OSGeo) Database/Library Free Windows, MacOSX, Linux, Solaris
GeoNetwork Geographic Metadata Catalog (OSGeo) Database/Library Free Windows, MacOSX, Linux
GEOTRANS (NGA) Tool/Converter Free Windows, MacOSX, Linux
GRASS GIS (OSGeo) Desktop GIS Free Windows, MacOSX, Linux
gvSIG (gvSIG Association) Desktop GIS Free Windows, MacOSX, Linux
HDF Explorer (The HDF Group) Desktop image processing (remote sensing software - raster data) Free Windows
HDFLook Multifunctional Data Processing and Visualization tool for Land, Ocean and Atmosphere (Université des Sciences et Technologies de Lille) Desktop image processing (remote sensing software - raster data) Free MacOSX, Linux, AIX, Cygwin