gvSIG Desktop 2.4 is the latest announcement from gvSIG. This new version is an open source based Geographic Information System (GIS). One can access both the gvSIG Desktop 2.4 installable and portable versions from the download section of the project website, with distributions available for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X.
Already, it is a powerful, user-friendly, interoperable GIS used by thousands of users worldwide. As expected, this new version gvSIG Desktop 2.4 is released with a lot of new features and improvements.
It features, heat map and marker clustering legends, and new symbol libraries. In terms of usability also it has several improvements. It comes with 3D, NASA World Wind Update and 4D temporary data support.
It is compatible with Databases, such as H2GIS, Oracle, SQL Server, SpatiaLite. Its new OSM map services and OSM data direct download makes it more attractive. New geo-processes like Geocoding, Point dispersion, Rossmo, Population by area calculator are some of the other features that were much awaited.
It is easy to work in a variety of formats with gvSIG Desktop, vector and raster files, databases and remote services. There are always available all kinds of tools to analyze and manage your geographic information. gvSIG Desktop is designed to be an easily extensible solution, allowing thus continually improving the software application and developing tailor made solutions.