Compare ERDAS IMAGINE vs QGIS

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comparison of ERDAS IMAGINE vs. QGIS
based on data from user reviews. ERDAS IMAGINE rates 4.3/5 stars with 12 reviews. QGIS rates 4.3/5 stars with 86 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Pricing

 
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ERDAS IMAGINE
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QGIS
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Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
7.9
8.4
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
7.1
7.9
Ease of Setup
Ease of SetupNot enough data available
9.0
Ease of Admin
Ease of AdminNot enough data available
8.6
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
7.4
7.3
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business WithNot enough data available
8.9
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
7.1
8.6
Meets Requirements
ERDAS IMAGINE
7.9
QGIS
8.4
Ease of Use
ERDAS IMAGINE
7.1
QGIS
7.9
Ease of Setup
ERDAS IMAGINE
Not enough data available
QGIS
9.0
Ease of Admin
ERDAS IMAGINE
Not enough data available
QGIS
8.6
Quality of Support
ERDAS IMAGINE
7.4
QGIS
7.3
Ease of Doing Business With
ERDAS IMAGINE
Not enough data available
QGIS
8.9
Product Direction (% positive)
ERDAS IMAGINE
7.1
QGIS
8.6

Features

Data Management
Data Capture
ERDAS IMAGINE
Not enough data available
QGIS
9.0
Data Storage
ERDAS IMAGINE
Not enough data available
QGIS
8.7
Data Manipulation
ERDAS IMAGINE
Not enough data available
QGIS
8.8
Data Visualization
ERDAS IMAGINE
Not enough data available
QGIS
8.9
Map Creation
Geocoding
ERDAS IMAGINE
Not enough data available
QGIS
9.0
Buffer Zone Query
ERDAS IMAGINE
Not enough data available
QGIS
9.0
Overlaying
ERDAS IMAGINE
Not enough data available
QGIS
9.2
Publishing
ERDAS IMAGINE
Not enough data available
QGIS
8.7
Analysis
Spatial Analysis
ERDAS IMAGINE
Not enough data available
QGIS
8.8
Reporting
ERDAS IMAGINE
Not enough data available
QGIS
8.8
Real-Time Streaming
ERDAS IMAGINE
Not enough data available
QGIS
8.6

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
16.7%
30.2%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
41.7%
27.9%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
41.7%
41.9%
ERDAS IMAGINE
Small-Business
16.7%
Mid-Market
41.7%
Enterprise
41.7%
QGIS
Small-Business
30.2%
Mid-Market
27.9%
Enterprise
41.9%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Research
16.7%
Government Administration
15.1%
 
Higher Education
16.7%
Environmental Services
11.6%
 
Environmental Services
16.7%
Information Technology and Services
9.3%
 
Utilities
8.3%
Research
8.1%
 
Transportation/Trucking/Railroad
8.3%
Higher Education
7.0%
 
Other
33.3%
Other
48.8%
ERDAS IMAGINE
Research
16.7%
Higher Education
16.7%
Environmental Services
16.7%
Utilities
8.3%
Transportation/Trucking/Railroad
8.3%
Other
33.3%
QGIS
Government Administration
15.1%
Environmental Services
11.6%
Information Technology and Services
9.3%
Research
8.1%
Higher Education
7.0%
Other
48.8%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Scott F.
User in Transportation/Trucking/Railroad

The change to ribbon format was good and the workflows for processing large mosaic datasets or sub setting are fantastic. Image reclassifications are also intuitive. My favorite has always been the easy of doing manual image rectifications.

Christopher W.
User in Information Technology and Services

The best thing about QGIS is that it is so easy to use. It can read most geographic and many non-geographic data formats that you wish to throw at it; it has a wonderfully intuitive user interface; it renders everything quickly and in good quality; and for...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
User in Non-Profit Organization Management

Time consuming to set up the semi-automated analysis.

Consultant

Software is prone to crashing - many plugins that you can download as an add-on simply do not function - When you download a plugin it is not always easy to locate, it does not automatically fall under the plugins menu

 
ERDAS IMAGINE
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Scott F.
User in Transportation/Trucking/Railroad

The change to ribbon format was good and the workflows for processing large mosaic datasets or sub setting are fantastic. Image reclassifications are also intuitive. My favorite has always been the easy of doing manual image rectifications.

Most Helpful Critical Review
User in Non-Profit Organization Management

Time consuming to set up the semi-automated analysis.

QGIS
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Christopher W.
User in Information Technology and Services

The best thing about QGIS is that it is so easy to use. It can read most geographic and many non-geographic data formats that you wish to throw at it; it has a wonderfully intuitive user interface; it renders everything quickly and in good quality; and for...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Consultant

Software is prone to crashing - many plugins that you can download as an add-on simply do not function - When you download a plugin it is not always easy to locate, it does not automatically fall under the plugins menu

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