GIS software that offers map creation, geographic data analysis, and Internet data resources management.
The standard GIS software "de facto"
Pros: Allows the creation of thematic maps quickly, easily
Allows integration with most database managers
Support to edit spatial attributes and data and integrate the base tables of maps with * .dbf, * .xls and more files
Allows 3D visualization of the territory
Support for CAD files, 3D
Integration with the rest of the suite ArcGIS products
Cons: It is expensive software
Only available for Windows
Requires prior knowledge of Geographical Information Systems, statistics, geography, cartography and spatial analysis
Overall: It allowed me to know and enter the fascinating world of GIS and spatial analysis
I love using GIS to analyze data for urban planning projects.
Pros: ArcView makes it super easy to break down data and look for patterns geographically. It is simple to use and intuitive to navigate.
Cons: The initial learning curve can be somewhat steep, but once you get there, the package makes total sense.