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What is DotSpatial?

DotSpatial is a geographic information system library written for .NET 4. It allows developers to incorporate spatial data, analysis and mapping functionality into their applications or to contribute GIS extensions to the community.

DotSpatial provides a map control for .NET and several GIS capabilities including:

  • Display a map in a .NET Windows Forms or Web application.
  • Open shapefiles, grids, rasters and images.
  • Render symbology and labels.
  • Reproject on the fly.
  • Manipulate and display attribute data.
  • Scientific analysis.
  • Read GPS data.

Questions & Documentation

Please use the discussion list to post any discussions related to the development or use of DotSpatial libraries. This is a great place to discuss potential features and to ask questions about how to use the libraries.

For documentation and code samples have a look at the documentation page and the examples folder.

Still have questions? Maybe someone already asked them.

Contribute

See Contributing for information about how to contribute!

Download

Use this link to download latest binaries (from master branch).

Have a look at the Changelog to see the difference between the master branch and the latest stable release.

License

It's MIT. The original DotSpatial (dotspatial.codeplex.com) was released under the LGPL, the new version hosted on GitHub is released under the MIT license.

NuGet packages

You can download the latest stable release via NuGet.

Package
DotSpatial.Serialization
DotSpatial.Data
DotSpatial.Data.Forms
DotSpatial.Topology
DotSpatial.Projections
DotSpatial.Projections.Forms
DotSpatial.Analysis
DotSpatial.Compatibility
DotSpatial.Controls
DotSpatial.Extensions
DotSpatial.Modeling.Forms
DotSpatial.Symbology
DotSpatial.Symbology.Forms
DotSpatial.Mono
DotSpatial.Positioning
DotSpatial.Positioning.Forms
DotSpatial.Positioning.Design