Compare Google Places vs QGIS

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comparison of Google Places vs. QGIS
based on data from user reviews. Google Places rates 4.4/5 stars with 20 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

 
Free Trial Unavailable
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Google Places
Free Trial Unavailable
QGIS
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.9
8.4
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.8
7.9
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
7.3
9.0
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
7.5
8.6
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
7.8
7.3
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.9
8.9
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
9.4
8.6
Meets Requirements
Google Places
8.9
QGIS
8.4
Ease of Use
Google Places
8.8
QGIS
7.9
Ease of Setup
Google Places
7.3
QGIS
9.0
Ease of Admin
Google Places
7.5
QGIS
8.6
Quality of Support
Google Places
7.8
QGIS
7.3
Ease of Doing Business With
Google Places
8.9
QGIS
8.9
Product Direction (% positive)
Google Places
9.4
QGIS
8.6

Features

Data Management
Data Capture
Google Places
8.5
QGIS
9.0
Data Storage
Google Places
8.2
QGIS
8.7
Data Manipulation
Google Places
7.9
QGIS
8.8
Data Visualization
Google Places
8.7
QGIS
8.9
Map Creation
Geocoding
Google Places
8.6
QGIS
9.0
Buffer Zone Query
Google Places
8.0
QGIS
9.0
Overlaying
Google Places
8.7
QGIS
9.2
Publishing
Google Places
8.7
QGIS
8.7
Analysis
Spatial Analysis
Google Places
7.6
QGIS
8.8
Reporting
Google Places
8.7
QGIS
8.8
Real-Time Streaming
Google Places
8.8
QGIS
8.6

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
75.0%
30.2%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
15.0%
27.9%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
10.0%
41.9%
Google Places
Small-Business
75.0%
Mid-Market
15.0%
Enterprise
10.0%
QGIS
Small-Business
30.2%
Mid-Market
27.9%
Enterprise
41.9%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Marketing and Advertising
25.0%
Government Administration
15.1%
 
Education Management
10.0%
Environmental Services
11.6%
 
Non-Profit Organization Management
5.0%
Information Technology and Services
9.3%
 
Newspapers
5.0%
Research
8.1%
 
Internet
5.0%
Higher Education
7.0%
 
Other
50.0%
Other
48.8%
Google Places
Marketing and Advertising
25.0%
Education Management
10.0%
Non-Profit Organization Management
5.0%
Newspapers
5.0%
Internet
5.0%
Other
50.0%
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
likitha j.
Administrator in Marketing and Advertising

places API is very much helpful in adding places of interest and also get some more info about the place we have using http requests. It also auto completes the search and also add the photos to it if requested.The reviews easily help you make informed...

Darren C.
Administrator in Government Administration

QGIS is a hugely feature-rich, incredible powerful piece of GIS software. It's also very easy to use, with an extremely well thought out interface that keeps things simple for new users or those with lesser needs, while still allowing for lots of...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Administrator

For our organization, Google Places proved to not have enough features for us to continue to need in our organization.

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.

 
Google Places
Most Helpful Favorable Review
likitha j.
Administrator in Marketing and Advertising

places API is very much helpful in adding places of interest and also get some more info about the place we have using http requests. It also auto completes the search and also add the photos to it if requested.The reviews easily help you make informed...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Administrator

For our organization, Google Places proved to not have enough features for us to continue to need in our organization.

QGIS
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Darren C.
Administrator in Government Administration

QGIS is a hugely feature-rich, incredible powerful piece of GIS software. It's also very easy to use, with an extremely well thought out interface that keeps things simple for new users or those with lesser needs, while still allowing for lots of...

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.

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