updated 12:20 pm EST, Fri April 1, 2005
OpenOSX today unveiled its new "" product and is offering its "OpenOSX Grass" application, included with its GrassPro product, as a free download. The "OpenOSX Grass" standalone application is based on the open-source "GRASS 6.0.0 GIS" software with raster, topological vector, image processing, and graphics production functionality. The package also includes a host of ready-to-use GIS software and utilities, such as MapServer for publishing dynamic, navigable maps with layers over the Internet; Generic Mapping Tools (GMT), a collection of more than 60 tools for manipulation of geo-spatial data; a suite of BLM command-line utilities and more. It is available for $25 on CD-ROM and also includes documentation, tutorials, sample-data, limited installation and getting-started support.