GIS and Remote Sensing Software

Name of the softwaresort icon Software type Costs Computer System
R CRAN(Comprehensive R Archive Network) Desktop image processing (remote sensing software - raster data) Free Windows, MacOSX, Linux
ArcGIS Desktop (esri) Desktop GIS Free to try Windows
ArcGIS Map Viewer (esri) Web GIS (display only) Free Online
ArcSWAT (Texas A&M University) Extension Free
ASTRIUM Sample Imagery (ASTRIUM) Web processing (cloud computing) Free Online
BEAM raster toolbox (ESA) Desktop image processing (remote sensing software - raster data) Free
BEAT Basic Envisat Atmospheric Toolbox (ESA) Desktop image processing (remote sensing software - raster data) Free Windows, MacOSX, Linux, Solaris
BRAT Basic Radar Altimetry Toolbox (ESA, CNES) Desktop image processing (remote sensing software - raster data) Free Windows, MacOSX, Linux
ENVI (Exelis) Desktop image processing (remote sensing software - raster data) Free to try
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
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
HDFView (The HDF Group) Desktop image processing (remote sensing software - raster data) Free Windows, MacOSX, Linux