gvSIG – Geographic Information System (GIS) software for Linux


gvSIG is a Geographic Information System (GIS) desktop application designed for capturing, storing, handling, analyzing and deploying any kind of referenced geographic information in order to solve complex management and planning problems. It works on Windows, Mac and Linux. It has released a new final version of its desktop application: gvSIG Desktop 1.10

gvSIG is known for:

  • integrating in the same view both local and remote data through OGC standards.
  • being designed to be easily extendable, allowing continous application enhancement, as well as enabling the development of tailor-made solutions.
  • being open source software, under GNU/GPL license, which allows its free use, distribution, study and improvement.
  • being available in several languages (Spanish, English, German, French, Italian,…) .

The key changes are the integration  gvSIG extensions Sextant 0.6 (GRASS interface 6.4) and Navtable, and compatibility with Windows Vista and Windows 7.

New features :

  • gvSIG 1.9 bug fixes
  • Windows Vista and Windows 7 compatibility
  • Binaries compilation for JVM 1.6 (with JVM 1.5 compatibility)
  • Sextante 0.6 extension integration (GRASS 6.4 interface included)
  • NavTable extension integration (latest version)
  • Pie and bar chart legend
  • Relative paths support


To install in Linux download from here (Ubuntu, Fedora, LinuxMint…)

Sorry I didn’t get the screenshots. If have any problems please leave a comment.


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