uDIG (User-friendly Desktop Internet GIS) is an Open Source GIS framework and application for desktop GIS data access, editing, and viewing. uDIG is based upon the Eclipse Rich Client (RCP) Java framework and is extensible through the addition of plugins developed using the RCP framework. In its base configuration it supports a variety of data access methods, including file-based raster and vector data, geodatabases, and Open Geospatial Consortium services (Web Map and Web Feature Services [WMS and WFS respetively]). Plug-ins have already been developed for geospatial processing and analysis, enhanced cartographic capabilities, OGC Web Processing Service interaction, and data creation.
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