GIS Tips: GIS Tools of the trade

Still relevant…..

The Spatial Blog

Today I got asked by someone starting out in a new GIS job at a Local Council, what software they needed, to which, my answer is always “It depends on what you will be doing”.

This person has worked with me in the past and they knew that I have a secret list of necessary software whenever I do GIS or we get a new starter here & this software is a minimum requirement for any ArcGIS user, if you have anything which I don’t mention, then please let me know, I would love to expand this list to be fully comprehensive.

  1. XTools Some tools Free or $250 for the full version                                                         This has been around since ArcGIS 3.2 and provided near ArcInfo capability without the escalated price tag. Okay, so ESRI have upped their game and now in ArcGIS 10.1 they have provided some of the…

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