Compare ArcGIS Earth, SAGA GIS, and Esri ArcGIS

Pricing

 
ArcGIS Online Subscription Plan Information
https://www.esri.com/en-us/arcgis/products/arcgis-online/pricing
per year/per user
 
Additional Named Users and Service Credits
https://www.esri.com/en-us/arcgis/products/arcgis-online/pricing
1,000 credits
 
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial
ArcGIS Earth
Free Trial Unavailable
SAGA GIS
Free Trial Unavailable
Esri ArcGIS
ArcGIS Online Subscription Plan Information
https://www.esri.com/en-us/arcgis/products/arcgis-online/pricingper year/per user
Additional Named Users and Service Credits
https://www.esri.com/en-us/arcgis/products/arcgis-online/pricing1,000 credits
Free Trial

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.5
7.9
8.8
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
7.7
6.9
7.1
Ease of Setup
Ease of SetupNot enough data availableNot enough data available
6.9
Ease of Admin
Ease of AdminNot enough data availableNot enough data available
7.1
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.1
6.8
8.1
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business WithNot enough data availableNot enough data available
8.2
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
9.1
5.8
8.3
Meets Requirements
ArcGIS Earth
8.5
SAGA GIS
7.9
Esri ArcGIS
8.8
Ease of Use
ArcGIS Earth
7.7
SAGA GIS
6.9
Esri ArcGIS
7.1
Ease of Setup
ArcGIS Earth
Not enough data available
SAGA GIS
Not enough data available
Esri ArcGIS
6.9
Ease of Admin
ArcGIS Earth
Not enough data available
SAGA GIS
Not enough data available
Esri ArcGIS
7.1
Quality of Support
ArcGIS Earth
8.1
SAGA GIS
6.8
Esri ArcGIS
8.1
Ease of Doing Business With
ArcGIS Earth
Not enough data available
SAGA GIS
Not enough data available
Esri ArcGIS
8.2
Product Direction (% positive)
ArcGIS Earth
9.1
SAGA GIS
5.8
Esri ArcGIS
8.3

Features

Data Management
Data Capture
ArcGIS Earth
Not enough data available
SAGA GIS
8.3
Esri ArcGIS
9.2
Data Storage
ArcGIS Earth
Not enough data available
SAGA GIS
7.8
Esri ArcGIS
8.7
Data Manipulation
ArcGIS Earth
Not enough data available
SAGA GIS
8.3
Esri ArcGIS
9.2
Data Visualization
ArcGIS Earth
Not enough data available
SAGA GIS
7.5
Esri ArcGIS
9.3
Map Creation
Geocoding
ArcGIS Earth
Not enough data available
SAGA GIS
7.8
Esri ArcGIS
8.8
Buffer Zone Query
ArcGIS Earth
Not enough data available
SAGA GIS
8.3
Esri ArcGIS
9.1
Overlaying
ArcGIS Earth
Not enough data available
SAGA GIS
8.3
Esri ArcGIS
9.3
Publishing
ArcGIS Earth
Not enough data available
SAGA GIS
8.0
Esri ArcGIS
9.0
Analysis
Spatial Analysis
ArcGIS Earth
Not enough data available
SAGA GIS
9.4
Esri ArcGIS
9.3
Reporting
ArcGIS Earth
Not enough data available
SAGA GIS
8.7
Esri ArcGIS
8.5
Real-Time Streaming
ArcGIS Earth
Not enough data available
SAGA GIS
8.1
Esri ArcGIS
9.2

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
20.0%
35.7%
25.1%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
66.7%
42.9%
37.2%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
13.3%
21.4%
37.7%
ArcGIS Earth
Small-Business
20.0%
Mid-Market
66.7%
Enterprise
13.3%
SAGA GIS
Small-Business
35.7%
Mid-Market
42.9%
Enterprise
21.4%
Esri ArcGIS
Small-Business
25.1%
Mid-Market
37.2%
Enterprise
37.7%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Government Administration
40.0%
Information Technology and Services
14.3%
Government Administration
18.4%
 
Utilities
6.7%
Government Administration
14.3%
Higher Education
9.6%
 
Transportation/Trucking/Railroad
6.7%
Telecommunications
7.1%
Environmental Services
9.6%
 
Renewables & Environment
6.7%
Retail
7.1%
Civil Engineering
8.3%
 
Primary/Secondary Education
6.7%
Research
7.1%
Utilities
7.0%
 
Other
33.3%
Other
50.0%
Other
47.1%
ArcGIS Earth
Government Administration
40.0%
Utilities
6.7%
Transportation/Trucking/Railroad
6.7%
Renewables & Environment
6.7%
Primary/Secondary Education
6.7%
Other
33.3%
SAGA GIS
Information Technology and Services
14.3%
Government Administration
14.3%
Telecommunications
7.1%
Retail
7.1%
Research
7.1%
Other
50.0%
Esri ArcGIS
Government Administration
18.4%
Higher Education
9.6%
Environmental Services
9.6%
Civil Engineering
8.3%
Utilities
7.0%
Other
47.1%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
User

Ability to sketch map features and polygons, measure distances, and work with kml files.

User

SAGA is an open source tool, designed to load vector objects or trace points, lines, polygons and manipulate them by simple or complex analysis methods, these can be liquid flow simulations, motivated by rain, ocean currents, evaporation and others. Other...

Sarah R.
User in Higher Education

I like the interface that GIS uses. Specifically the Desktop version (I mainly use ArcMap10.2, and ArcCatalog,). I find Arc products to be very consistent, and as such, I feel comfortable using the various software in different situations. Its is also...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Aliz B.
User

It crashed quite a few times when I used it. A layer list similar to ArcMap or ArcGIS Pro would be nice.

User in Higher Education

Online 3rd party support (via message boards, tutorials etc.) not as good as ArcGIS, and Google Earth Engine is quickly replacing everything as the best GIS software (plus it's free).

User in Mining & Metals

Steep learning curve, high cost and additional cost to use toolboxes

 
ArcGIS Earth
Most Helpful Favorable Review
User

Ability to sketch map features and polygons, measure distances, and work with kml files.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Aliz B.
User

It crashed quite a few times when I used it. A layer list similar to ArcMap or ArcGIS Pro would be nice.

SAGA GIS
Most Helpful Favorable Review
User

SAGA is an open source tool, designed to load vector objects or trace points, lines, polygons and manipulate them by simple or complex analysis methods, these can be liquid flow simulations, motivated by rain, ocean currents, evaporation and others. Other...

Most Helpful Critical Review
User in Higher Education

Online 3rd party support (via message boards, tutorials etc.) not as good as ArcGIS, and Google Earth Engine is quickly replacing everything as the best GIS software (plus it's free).

Esri ArcGIS
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Sarah R.
User in Higher Education

I like the interface that GIS uses. Specifically the Desktop version (I mainly use ArcMap10.2, and ArcCatalog,). I find Arc products to be very consistent, and as such, I feel comfortable using the various software in different situations. Its is also...

Most Helpful Critical Review
User in Mining & Metals

Steep learning curve, high cost and additional cost to use toolboxes

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Videos

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See how Horry Telephone Cooperative uses ArcGIS Online to analyze its business data.

ArcGIS Earth
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SAGA GIS
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Esri ArcGIS

See how Horry Telephone Cooperative uses ArcGIS Online to analyze its business data.

Downloads

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ArcGIS Earth
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SAGA GIS
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