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February 27th, 2018
gvSIG 2.4, New Version of gvSIG Open Source GIS is Now Available

gvSIG Desktop 2.4, the new version of the open source Geographic  Information System, is now available. You can access both the gvSIG Desktop 2.4 installable and portable versions from the download section of the project website [1], with distributions available for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X.

This new version is released with a lot of new features and improvements. Some of them are:
– Symbology: Heat map and marker clustering legends, and new symbol libraries
– Usability: Several improvements in usability issues
– 3D: NASA World Wind Update
– 4D temporary data support
– Quick information tool
– Databases: H2GIS, Oracle, SQL Server, SpatiaLite
– OSM: New OSM map services and OSM data direct download
– New geoprocesses: Geocoding, Point dispersion, Rossmo, Population by area calculator
– New icon set

The rest of the novelties can be consulted in [2].