Lightweight GPS Mapping Software for Windows Laptops & Tablets
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More than just a GPS mapping software, Simple GIS Client is a feature rich Microsoft Windows based GIS software application, powerful enough to run as fully functional Desktop GIS Software, but lightweight enough to run on Windows laptops and tablets for field data collection or as laptop GPS navigation software. Also, priced at only a one time $70/user/machine license fee, it is one of the most inexpensive GIS software solutions available. Easily connect GPS devices connected to your laptop or Windows tablet that supports the NMEA 0183 protocol or Windows 10 location sensor platform. When connected, users can track their position in real time, create breadcrumbs, or use Simple GIS Client for turn by turn navigation. Use it's OpenStreetMap data wizard to download detailed, fully routable and geocoded street maps by your state of interest, or for the entire US, great for offline field work. Also supports importing and exporting data in GPX file format for exchange with other GPS devices and/or users. In addition, Simple GIS Client supports sophisticated visualization and analytics as well as a US Census data wizard for retrieval of US Census data for analysis. Create high quality output to print directly or expose in common graphic formats for insertion into other common software packages. Need to share projects or data with colleagues or team members? Then check out our new Simple GIS Collaborate plugin extension for Simple GIS Client. Also, be sure to check out our Tutorials/Examples page to see demonstrations of Simple GIS Client. Get your free 30 day trial today! What do you have to lose?
Pros: "The ease of downloading aerials and USGS maps, the deed plotter feature and the fact that it has a GPS feature that enables me to take my laptop into the field and mark corners, etc."
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Connect to on-board or externally connected GPS devices that support the NMEA 0183 protocol or Windows 10 sensor platform to use as a laptop GPS navigation software. Create multi-stop routes, track your GPS location in the field or use the turn by turn navigation support. Can also record your position as GPS breadcrumbs as well as read and write GPX files.
Simple GIS Client supports thematic mapping. Easily add multiple layers, each with it's own custom legend and symbology. Locate & download data using the built in USGS data wizard. Use Simple GIS Plugins for additional features such as Territory Mapping or publishing Web Mapping applications
Easily create attribute or spatial queries. Perform buffer analysis, drive time analysis, or create calculated fields. Also contains built in data wizards for downloading and analyzing data from the US Census Bureau, USGS Department, or ©OpenStreetMap.
Have data in Excel or CSV files? Use the batch geocoding tool in Simple GIS Client to map these points. You can also take a list of zip codes, county names, or state names and map to these boundaries.
Geo-reference Imagery, create shaded relief imagery from elevation data, generate heat maps, or elevation profiles from elevation data. All of this can be easily accomplish in Simple GIS Client
Easily create and edit shapefiles. Simple GIS supports vertex editing and snapping as well as advanced editing functions such as clipping, line trim, polygon split, node move, and more! Simple GIS Client even allows you to design your own data entry forms with no coding!
No hassle trial! No sign up required! Simply click the Try It Free button to be brought to the Simple GIS Client download page. Download the installation exe file and run to install on your computer. Trial version requires no registration and is fully functional for 30 days. (Windows 7 or higher required)
License can be purchased at any time from within the application or by clicking the buy now button on this page. Pricing: $70 one time (no subscription) license charge per user per computer.