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Software that works with qgis file extension

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QGIS file extension - Quantum GIS project file

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.

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

The default software associated to qgis file type:

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 QGIS files:

The best way to handle GIS files is to use their native software. If you do not have access to it, look for some 3rd party alternatives with broad format support or perhaps a converter that would allow you to export the data to some interchange format.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to open GIS, GPS or map files

How to convert file with extension QGIS:

Special GIS converter exist and may help users to transfer or transform their maps and other navigation data between programs or devices.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert GIS, GPS or map files

List of software applications associated to the .qgis file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux 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's database).

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

  • Open qgis file
  • Edit qgis file
  • Create qgis file

Software that open qgis file - Quantum GIS project file

Click on the link to get more information about Quantum GIS for open qgis file action.


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