QMapShack – GPS mapping (GeoTiff and vector) and GPSr management

QMapShack provides a versatile open source tool for GPS maps in GeoTiff format as well as Garmin’s img vector map format.

You can also view and edit your GPX tracks.

The application can import, view, edit GPS data in various file formats including GPX.

QMapShack is the successor of QLandkarteGT, a powerful GIS application that displays GPS data on a variety of maps, plan routes, explore the terrain, track object movement and more.

Features include:

  • Maps:
    • Easy and flexible use of vector, raster, and online maps. It’s designed for tourists, campers, and other outdoor enthusiasts who use a GPS device.
    • Use several maps on a workspace.
    • Garmin vector maps and *.jnx raster maps. Support for external TYP files.
    • Raster maps supported by GDAL.
    • Online maps (TMS and WTMS (partially)).
    • Display multiple maps in one view.
    • Reproject maps on-the-fly to view’s projection.
    • Digital elevation model independent from maps.
    • Hillshading and slope coloring.
  • GIS Data:
    • 100% project oriented data handling.
    • Summarize project by a diary.
    • Support for tracks, waypoints and areas.
    • Simple geocache support.
    • Store projects in a database.
    • Support for multiple databases.
  • Planning:
    • Undo/redo history for all items.
    • Track point edit mode to create/change tracks.
    • Cut/copy/combine/reverse tracks.
    • Various filter to enhance tracks.
  • GPS Devices:
    • Support for newer Garmin devices.
    • Support for TwoNav devices.
    • Project oriented data organization on devices.
    • Synchronize your project with several devices attached.
    • Supports data exchange with several GPS outdoor units.
  • Full screen mode.
  • Functionality to search the database or filter the workspace items by searching for a text in the items full text information.
  • Internationalization support – Czech, French, German, Russian, and Spanish.
  • Cross platform support. There are also binaries for Windows and Mac OS X operating systems.

Support: Quickstart, Forum (in German)
Developer: Oliver Eichler
License: GNU General Public License v3.0


QMapShack is written in C++. Learn C++ with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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