Compare GRASS vs Global Mapper

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comparison of GRASS vs. Global Mapper
based on data from user reviews. GRASS rates 4.2/5 stars with 14 reviews. Global Mapper rates 4.3/5 stars with 22 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Pricing

 
Global Mapper
$549
1
 
Global Mapper LiDAR Module
$549
1
 
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial
GRASS
Free Trial Unavailable
Global Mapper
Global Mapper
$5491
Global Mapper LiDAR Module
$5491
Free Trial

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.7
8.5
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
6.9
7.9
Ease of Setup
Ease of SetupNot enough data availableNot enough data available
Ease of Admin
Ease of AdminNot enough data availableNot enough data available
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
7.4
8.3
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business WithNot enough data availableNot enough data available
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
9.1
7.3
Meets Requirements
GRASS
8.7
Global Mapper
8.5
Ease of Use
GRASS
6.9
Global Mapper
7.9
Ease of Setup
GRASS
Not enough data available
Global Mapper
Not enough data available
Ease of Admin
GRASS
Not enough data available
Global Mapper
Not enough data available
Quality of Support
GRASS
7.4
Global Mapper
8.3
Ease of Doing Business With
GRASS
Not enough data available
Global Mapper
Not enough data available
Product Direction (% positive)
GRASS
9.1
Global Mapper
7.3

Features

Data Management
Data Capture
GRASS
8.5
Global Mapper
Not enough data available
Data Storage
GRASS
7.9
Global Mapper
Not enough data available
Data Manipulation
GRASS
8.5
Global Mapper
Not enough data available
Data Visualization
GRASS
7.7
Global Mapper
Not enough data available
Map Creation
Geocoding
GRASS
7.9
Global Mapper
Not enough data available
Buffer Zone Query
GRASS
7.9
Global Mapper
Not enough data available
Overlaying
GRASS
8.1
Global Mapper
Not enough data available
Publishing
GRASS
7.5
Global Mapper
Not enough data available
Analysis
Spatial Analysis
GRASS
8.5
Global Mapper
Not enough data available
Reporting
GRASS
8.3
Global Mapper
Not enough data available
Real-Time Streaming
GRASS
8.1
Global Mapper
Not enough data available

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
35.7%
22.7%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
50.0%
50.0%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
14.3%
27.3%
GRASS
Small-Business
35.7%
Mid-Market
50.0%
Enterprise
14.3%
Global Mapper
Small-Business
22.7%
Mid-Market
50.0%
Enterprise
27.3%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Environmental Services
28.6%
Oil & Energy
31.8%
 
Construction
14.3%
Civil Engineering
27.3%
 
Research
7.1%
Information Technology and Services
9.1%
 
Political Organization
7.1%
Wireless
4.5%
 
Oil & Energy
7.1%
Renewables & Environment
4.5%
 
Other
35.7%
Other
22.7%
GRASS
Environmental Services
28.6%
Construction
14.3%
Research
7.1%
Political Organization
7.1%
Oil & Energy
7.1%
Other
35.7%
Global Mapper
Oil & Energy
31.8%
Civil Engineering
27.3%
Information Technology and Services
9.1%
Wireless
4.5%
Renewables & Environment
4.5%
Other
22.7%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Kostas N.
User in Information Technology and Services

The best thing with using Grass GIS is the functionality that it offers. As reported on their site, Grass GIS is used for geospatial data management and analysis, image processing, graphics and maps production, spatial modeling, and visualization. There...

User in Information Technology and Services

Global mapper is able to read and operate with a huge number of different format. It has the capability to manipulare and transfrom huge GIS dataset (in term of size) better than any other GIS tool I tried so far. Moreover has a very powerfull, easy and...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Nikhil G.
Industry Analyst / Tech Writer in Higher Education

There are many website which support such operation like earthexplorer.usgs.gov which do the same. Functions to apply are not simple as ArcGIS

User in Oil & Energy

I haven't used the product enough to form an opinion.

 
GRASS
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Kostas N.
User in Information Technology and Services

The best thing with using Grass GIS is the functionality that it offers. As reported on their site, Grass GIS is used for geospatial data management and analysis, image processing, graphics and maps production, spatial modeling, and visualization. There...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nikhil G.
Industry Analyst / Tech Writer in Higher Education

There are many website which support such operation like earthexplorer.usgs.gov which do the same. Functions to apply are not simple as ArcGIS

Global Mapper
Most Helpful Favorable Review
User in Information Technology and Services

Global mapper is able to read and operate with a huge number of different format. It has the capability to manipulare and transfrom huge GIS dataset (in term of size) better than any other GIS tool I tried so far. Moreover has a very powerfull, easy and...

Most Helpful Critical Review
User in Oil & Energy

I haven't used the product enough to form an opinion.

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