A qgis file extension is related to the Quantum GIS an open source geographic information system. A ggis file stores project.

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Software that open qgis file

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What is qgis file? How to open qgis files?

File type specification:

GIS, GPS navigation and map file type icon GIS, GPS navigation and map file type

The qgis file extension is related to Quantum GIS open source geographic information system.

The qgis file contains project created in some previous version of Quantum GIS. The latest version of this program uses the QGS file extension instead.

This qgis file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to open qgis file:

Quantum GIS picture or screenshot

Quantum GIS  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Quantim GIS project team

Quantum GIS (QGIS) is a user friendly Open Source Geographic Information System (GIS) licensed under the GNU General Public License. QGIS is an official project of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo). It runs on Linux, Unix, Mac OSX, and Windows and supports numerous vector, raster, and database formats and functionalities.

Help how to open:

Use Quantum GIS to open *.qgis files.

How to convert:

It seems Quantum GIS supports exports to several server based solutions.

Find converter to qgis file type:

qgs to qgis

List of software applications associated to the .qgis file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open qgis file, edit qgis file, convert qgis file, view qgis file, play qgis file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting qgis files.

Software that open qgis file - Quantum GIS project

Programs supporting the exension qgis on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Quantum GIS for open qgis file action.


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