The all-in-one GIS software

Global Mapper Pro® supplements all of the features and functions in the base version of Global Mapper® v23 with a varied collection of professional-grade geospatial tools. Incorporating all of the point cloud processing functionality previously available in the Global Mapper Lidar Module, the Pro version provides power users with numerous new and enhanced data processing and analysis tools, which complement and expand the Lidar Module’s functionality. The comparison chart below shows the features and tools available in each version of the software:

Software comparison

Feature Global Mapper Global Mapper Pro
Support for importing and exporting 300+ file formats Tick Tick
Access to online data sources for streaming imagery, basemaps, terrain, and vector data Tick Tick
Vector drawing, editing, analysis, and spatial operations Tick Tick
Attribute editing, joining, calculation, graphing, and querying Tick Tick
Thematic and choropleth mapping Tick Tick
Map design and pre-print layout Tick Tick
Lidar display, filtering, and manual editing Tick Tick
Terrain creation and modification Tick Tick
Terrain analysis, including contour generation, line of sight, viewshed, watershed, and flood simulation Tick Tick
Volume calculation, pile volume estimation, cut and fill analysis, and change detection Tick Tick
Immersive 3D visualization, 3D data creation and editing, fly through recording, and layer animation Tick Tick
Image rectification Tick Tick
Image blending, feathering, cropping, and pan sharpening Tick Tick
Image and raster reclassification Tick Tick
Raster calculation Including NDVI, NDWI, NBR, and custom formulas Tick Tick
Address geocoding Tick Tick
Batch file conversion and workflow automation with Global Mapper scripts Tick Tick
Integration with Global Mapper Mobile app Tick Tick
GPS support for tracking and data collection Tick Tick
Terrain painting Tick
Breakline calculation Tick
Advanced querying, editing, segmenting, and filtering of lidar and 3D point clouds Tick
Automatic classification of point cloud data including ground, vegetation, buildings, power lines, and poles Tick
Vector feature extraction from classified point cloud data Tick
Lidar noise identification and removal Tick
Point cloud thinning Tick
Vertical and horizontal rectification of point cloud data Tick
Automatic alignment of overlapping point clouds Tick
Visual analysis of point cloud data, including by local density, height above ground, intensity, and classification Tick
Point cloud profiling Tick
Pixels to Points® - Drone/UAV imagery processing to create 3D point clouds, orthoimage, and 3D model Tick
Advanced automated vectorization of imagery and terrain Tick
Support for RTK devices and display of satellite constellation Tick
Built-in editor for Global Mapper scripts Tick
Support for Python scripting Tick

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