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New Release Extends the Capability of the Leading Open Source Desktop GIS
Washington D.C – April 19, 2016 Boundless, the world leader in commercially supported open source GIS software, announces that QGIS 2.14.1, the latest release of the premier open-source desktop GIS technology, is now available for download here. This is a significant update, comprising many new features and capabilities.
The Boundless 2.14.1 QGIS release includes all the core plugins of the community build, plus the Boundless Connect plugin, which acts as a single entry point to our QGIS technology and content. Today content includes Boundless-supported plugins including:
- Web App Builder: Easily create powerful web apps directly from QGIS
- MGRS Tools: Quickly display MGRS coordinates in QGIS
- What3words Tools: Convert normal addresses to intuitive 3 word addresses in QGIS
We will continue to add more content for customizing your QGIS interface and for training and support.
QGIS 2.14.1 also includes 64-bit Windows support, GRASS updated to 7.0.3 and GDAL/OGR is updated to v2.0.2, with LibKML (.kmz) and OpenJPEG2 (JPEG2000), furthering our commitment to supporting the latest standards and formats.
The software also includes many new community-added features including an updated field calculator for enabling easier manipulations of geometry, finer controls for north arrows, scale bars and copyright notices on the main map canvas, caching of WMS GetCapabilities for faster response time, and many more.
QGIS 2.14.1 represents another step in our ongoing commitment to advance the development and adoption of QGIS. As we evolve our offerings, you will see more improvements and announcements from Boundless in the coming months.
Boundless is the leader in commercially supported, open source, geospatial software. The Boundless GIS platform enables a feature-rich, enterprise GIS without the high licensing costs associated with proprietary software. The experts at Boundless reduce the cost and time of deploying and managing spatial software with packaging, support, maintenance, professional services, and expert training. Learn more at boundlessgeo.com.