Mobile GIS

QField for QGIS is a simplified touch optimized interface for QGIS in the field. It includes professional tools for data acquisition with surveying grade positioning device integration as well as support for a wide variety of advanced attribute capturing and mobile mapping functionalities. QField is available for Android, iOS, Linux, MacOS and Windows.

It is perfectly integrated with QGIS and the development of the two projects collaborate closely.

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Core Features

  • Friendly graphical user interface:
    • identify/select features

    • edit/view/search attributes

    • on the fly reprojection

    • beautiful cartography

    • photo and multimedia capturing

    • live feedback on data quality via constraints

  • Easy Viewing of many Vector and Raster Formats
    • most vector formats: including ESRI shapefiles, MapInfo, SDTS and GML, OpenStreetMap vectors

    • raster formats such as digital elevation models, aerial photography or landsat imagery

    • online web services: WMS, WFS and OGC API

  • Exporting data
    • printing to pdf

  • Sensor integration
    • internal positioning sensors (GNSS)

    • external positioning sensors via NMEA (bluetooth, UDP, TPC)

    • NTRIP correction (RTK) can be enabled dependening on the device

    • external sensor integration (radiation, gas, …)

  • Synchronization
    • Data synchronization via QFieldCloud <https://qfield.cloud>

Implemented Standards

  • OGC standards compliant (WMS, WFS, … )


Website: https://qfield.org/

Licence: GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2

Software Version: 2.7.6

Supported Platforms: Windows, Linux, Mac, Unix, iOS, Android

Community Support: https://docs.qfield.org/get-started/support/

Commercial Support: https://docs.qfield.org/get-started/support/


This project is only included on the OSGeoLive virtual machine disk (VMDK)