Compare Esri ArcGIS, QGIS, and Maptitude

Pricing

 
ArcGIS Online Subscription Plan Information
https://www.esri.com/en-us/arcgis/products/arcgis-online/pricing
per year/per user
Maptitude Version 2015
$695
 
Additional Named Users and Service Credits
https://www.esri.com/en-us/arcgis/products/arcgis-online/pricing
1,000 credits
Maptitude Upgrade
$395
 
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial
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
QGIS
Free Trial Unavailable
Maptitude
Maptitude Version 2015
$695
Maptitude Upgrade
$395
Free Trial

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.8
8.4
8.9
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
7.1
7.9
8.1
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
6.9
9.0
8.4
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
7.1
8.6
8.6
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.1
7.4
9.0
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.2
8.9
9.3
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.3
8.6
8.9
Meets Requirements
Esri ArcGIS
8.8
QGIS
8.4
Maptitude
8.9
Ease of Use
Esri ArcGIS
7.1
QGIS
7.9
Maptitude
8.1
Ease of Setup
Esri ArcGIS
6.9
QGIS
9.0
Maptitude
8.4
Ease of Admin
Esri ArcGIS
7.1
QGIS
8.6
Maptitude
8.6
Quality of Support
Esri ArcGIS
8.1
QGIS
7.4
Maptitude
9.0
Ease of Doing Business With
Esri ArcGIS
8.2
QGIS
8.9
Maptitude
9.3
Product Direction (% positive)
Esri ArcGIS
8.3
QGIS
8.6
Maptitude
8.9

Features

Data Management
Data Capture
Esri ArcGIS
9.2
QGIS
9.2
Maptitude
9.8
Data Storage
Esri ArcGIS
8.7
QGIS
8.9
Maptitude
10.0
Data Manipulation
Esri ArcGIS
9.2
QGIS
9.0
Maptitude
10.0
Data Visualization
Esri ArcGIS
9.3
QGIS
9.1
Maptitude
9.8
Map Creation
Geocoding
Esri ArcGIS
8.8
QGIS
8.9
Maptitude
10.0
Buffer Zone Query
Esri ArcGIS
9.1
QGIS
8.9
Maptitude
10.0
Overlaying
Esri ArcGIS
9.3
QGIS
9.3
Maptitude
10.0
Publishing
Esri ArcGIS
9.0
QGIS
8.7
Maptitude
9.7
Analysis
Spatial Analysis
Esri ArcGIS
9.3
QGIS
9.0
Maptitude
9.0
Reporting
Esri ArcGIS
8.5
QGIS
8.8
Maptitude
9.3
Real-Time Streaming
Esri ArcGIS
9.2
QGIS
8.3
Maptitude
Not enough data available

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
25.1%
30.7%
52.4%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
37.2%
28.4%
21.4%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
37.7%
40.9%
26.2%
Esri ArcGIS
Small-Business
25.1%
Mid-Market
37.2%
Enterprise
37.7%
QGIS
Small-Business
30.7%
Mid-Market
28.4%
Enterprise
40.9%
Maptitude
Small-Business
52.4%
Mid-Market
21.4%
Enterprise
26.2%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Government Administration
18.4%
Government Administration
14.8%
Real Estate
8.7%
 
Higher Education
9.6%
Environmental Services
11.4%
Market Research
5.8%
 
Environmental Services
9.6%
Information Technology and Services
9.1%
Hospital & Health Care
5.8%
 
Civil Engineering
8.3%
Research
8.0%
Higher Education
5.8%
 
Utilities
7.0%
Higher Education
6.8%
Marketing and Advertising
4.9%
 
Other
47.1%
Other
50.0%
Other
68.9%
Esri ArcGIS
Government Administration
18.4%
Higher Education
9.6%
Environmental Services
9.6%
Civil Engineering
8.3%
Utilities
7.0%
Other
47.1%
QGIS
Government Administration
14.8%
Environmental Services
11.4%
Information Technology and Services
9.1%
Research
8.0%
Higher Education
6.8%
Other
50.0%
Maptitude
Real Estate
8.7%
Market Research
5.8%
Hospital & Health Care
5.8%
Higher Education
5.8%
Marketing and Advertising
4.9%
Other
68.9%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Shannon H.
User

I like that I can use ArcGIS to communicate with fellow scientist all over the world about a specific area I am researching. We can share updated updated maps and data instantly. I like that Esri also makes softwares such as Collector and Survey123 to work...

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...

Nancy T.
Consultant

Maptitude is better than ArcGIS Business Analyst for most of what I need. It is easy to create and export Excel files that contain lists of data points, and the associated information, within polygons. Another benefit is that the learning curve is not steep...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Administrator in Commercial Real Estate

As an ESRI administrator, managing my licenses and user stats can be quite confusing especially with them always changing the platforms.

Jeffry E.
Industry Analyst / Tech Writer in Aviation & Aerospace

The user interface of Qgis is not nearly as clean and refined as the paid alternatives. Online mapping is also becoming a bigger player in the GIS world and Qgis has slim offerings in this area.

Jon K.
User in Logistics and Supply Chain

Making any changes to the map causes a slight delay in the editing process every time. It is very difficult to make changes and even more difficult to try to do new things. In the end, it should be a very easy user experience. In this day of technology,...

 
Esri ArcGIS
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Shannon H.
User

I like that I can use ArcGIS to communicate with fellow scientist all over the world about a specific area I am researching. We can share updated updated maps and data instantly. I like that Esri also makes softwares such as Collector and Survey123 to work...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Administrator in Commercial Real Estate

As an ESRI administrator, managing my licenses and user stats can be quite confusing especially with them always changing the platforms.

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
Jeffry E.
Industry Analyst / Tech Writer in Aviation & Aerospace

The user interface of Qgis is not nearly as clean and refined as the paid alternatives. Online mapping is also becoming a bigger player in the GIS world and Qgis has slim offerings in this area.

Maptitude
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Nancy T.
Consultant

Maptitude is better than ArcGIS Business Analyst for most of what I need. It is easy to create and export Excel files that contain lists of data points, and the associated information, within polygons. Another benefit is that the learning curve is not steep...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jon K.
User in Logistics and Supply Chain

Making any changes to the map causes a slight delay in the editing process every time. It is very difficult to make changes and even more difficult to try to do new things. In the end, it should be a very easy user experience. In this day of technology,...

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Videos

 

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

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