Software offerings include site licenses for ArcGIS suite, ERDAS Imagine, TerrSet, ENVI, Trimble, FME, BlueMarble and other products. We also recommend some open source GIS products, and make available a variety of tools and code samples that were developed by CGA.  See the full list of software available through Harvard Site Licenses.
See also: Services

Software Packages Available for Harvard Affiliates:

Agisoft Photoscan

Agisoft PhotoScan (commonly known as PhotoScan) is a professional tool that performs photogrammetric processing of digital images and generates 3D spatial data to be used in GIS applications, cultural heritage documentation, and visual effects production as well as for indirect measurements of objects of various scales.


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ArcGIS Desktop

ArcGIS for Desktop (ArcMap) enables you to create, organize, analyze,  publish and share geographic information, tools, and maps.  

This software is available to Harvard Affiliates only.


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ArcGIS Enterprise

ArcGIS Enterprise, the next evolution of the ArcGIS Server product line, is a full-featured mapping and analytics platform. It includes a powerful GIS web services server plus dedicated Web GIS infrastructure for organizing and sharing your work in order to make maps, geographic information, and analyses available on any device, anywhere, at any time.

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ArcGIS Online

ArcGIS Online allows any Harvard affiliate to:

  • Create interactive maps and apps and share them easily with the public (blogs, social media posts, etc.), or a private group quickly and easily with nothing to install or setup.
  • Access a rich collection of basemaps, demographic maps,...
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ArcGIS Pro

ArcGIS Pro is the essential application for creating and working with spatial data on your desktop. It provides tools to visualize, analyze, compile, and share your data, in both 2D and 3D environments. Esri released version 3.0 in July 2022. See bottom of this page for notes on its compatibility issue with older versions.


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ArcPad is mobile field mapping and data collection software designed for GIS professionals. It includes advanced GIS and GPS capabilities for capturing, editing, and displaying geographic information quickly and efficiently. Critical data can be checked in and out of a multi-user or personal geodatabase and shared across your...

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CARTO (formerly CartoDB) is an online platform that offers easy-yet-powerful entry into the world of location-based analytics, allowing users to create rich, interactive maps, perform advanced analysis, and develop location-based functions into their own web applications.


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