GIS programs typically perform the functions of data management, graphics production, spatial modeling, and image processing. It also serves as a visualization application for various types of data types. This program is one of the most versatile GIS applications in the world today. It has more than 300 functions for rendering maps and images either on digital devices or on paper.
With the extensive documentation for this application, new users can get up and running in no time. It is an excellent program for geospatial data management and analysis, spatial modeling, map creation, and processing and data visualization. Other functions of this program include its features for working with raster files, different types of vectors, and processing of multispectral image data. It can create, manage, and store spatial data through a user-friendly GUI and a powerful command-line platform. The application can interface with other devices such as plotters, printers, and digitizers to create new data or manage existing data within the application.
GRASS GIS is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in science category and is available to all software users as a free download.