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- ESRI ArcGIS:
Purdue has a site license for Esri's ArcGIS product. The software can be downloaded on any campus desktop computer. ArcGIS is also available on the ITaP WinHPC cluster.
Purdue students can obtain a free 1-year ArcGIS Desktop software to be installed on their own computers. Please contact us for an authorization code.
- ERDAS IMAGINE:
ERDAS IMAGINE is an imagery software package designed for image processing.
- Exelis ENVI:
ENVI software suite provides a variety of solutions for processing and analyzing geospatial imagery.
- Trimble eCognition:
eCognition is an advanced image analysis software for geospatial applications runing on Windows.
- IAVO GeoSPHERIC:
The GeoSPHERIC package is an easy-to-use image processing and photogrammetric workstation for Microsoft Windows giving you complete control over your data. The package includes for Imagery products: GeoGenesis, IApioneer, OmniDem and FeatureXTract.
- Purdue MultiSpec:
MultiSpec is a freeware package developed at Purdue University. MultiSpec provides basic pattern recognition tools for remote sensing analysis.
Free Downloadable Software
QGIS is a user friendly free and open source GIS desktop software. It runs on Linus, Unix, Mac OSX, Windows and Android.
- Google Earth:
Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program.
- GRASS GIS:
GRASS (Geographic Resources Analysis Support System) is a free and open source GIS software suite used for geospatial data management and analysis, image processing, graphics and maps production, spatial modeling, and visualization.
uDig is an open source desktop application framework for GIS data access, editing, and viewing.
GeoServer is an open source server for sharing geospatial data.