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 Explorer Desktop (esri) Desktop GIS Free Windows
ArcGIS Map Viewer (esri) Web GIS (display only) Free Online
ArcGIS Online (esri) Web GIS (display only) Free Online
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
Eduspace LeoWorks Image processing software (ESA) Desktop GIS Free Windows, MacOSX, Linux
ENVI (Exelis) Desktop image processing (remote sensing software - raster data) Free to try
EOLDAS (Earth Observation Land Data Assimilation) (ESA) Desktop image processing (remote sensing software - raster data) Free Windows, MacOSX, Linux
ERDAS Imagine (Intergraph) Desktop image processing (remote sensing software - raster data) Free to try Windows
GDAL - Geospatial Data Abstraction Library (OSGeo) Database/Library Free Windows, MacOSX, Linux, Solaris
GeoServer (OSGeo) Database/Library Free Windows, MacOSX, Linux