Software Using GDAL

  •  3D DEM Viewer from MS MacroSystem
  •  Bluemapia: Multi-Map(Google,Microsoft,Open Street Map, NOAA/BSB Charts,self-calibrated raster) location-based GPS app for Windows Mobile
  •  Cadcorp SIS: A Windows GIS with a GDAL and OGR plugins.
  •  Cartographica: Macintosh GIS package
  •  CatchmentSIM: A Windows terrain analysis model for hydrologic applications.
  •  Daylon Leveller: A terrain/heightfield/bumpmap modeler
  •  Demeter: Another OpenGL based terrain engine somewhat similar to VTP.
  •  Depiction Mapping, simulation and collaboration software.
  •  Eonfusion: Analysis and visualization of time-varying spatial datasets integrated via true data fusion.
  •  EOxServer: OGC compliant server for Earth Observation (EO) data supporting WMS and WCS with EO application profiles.
  •  ERDAS ER Viewer: Image viewer for very large JPEG 2000 and ECW files. Can also read most other common file types
  •  ESRI ArcGIS 9.2+: A popular GIS platform.
  •  Eternix Blaze: Advanced geo-spatial visualization application and SDK
  •  FalconView: Windows based GIS platform with roots in military mission planning, now available as a free GIS visualization and analysis package.
  •  Feature Data Objects (FDO): Open source spatial data access libraries.
  •  Fiona: Fiona is OGR's neater API – sleek and elegant on the outside, indomitable power on the inside
  •  flighttrack: GPS track viewing and downloading software for Mac.
  •  FME: A GIS translator package includes a GDAL plugin.
  •  Fortified GIS VantagePoint(TM): GIS desktop viewer and analysis tool
  •  GdalToTiles: C# Program (open source) for make image tiles for Google Earth with KML Superoverlay.
  •  GenGIS: Software for geospatial analysis of genetic data.
  •  Geographic Imager: DEM / aerial / satellite image processing GIS plug-in for Adobe Photoshop, by  Avenza Systems
  •  GeoDjango: A framework for building geographic web applications.
  •  GeoDMS: A framework for building spatial calculation models.
  •  GeoKettle: An open source spatial ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) tool.
  • GeoMatrix Toolkit, and GeoPlayerPro from  GeoFusion: 3D visualization.
  •  GeoServer: a open source software server written in Java that allows users to share and edit geospatial data
  •  GeoView Pro: IOS mobile mapping application
  •  Geoweb3d: A 3D virtual globe that provides on-the-fly, game-quality visualization of GIS data.
  •  GMT (Generic Mapping Tools): an open source collection of tools for processing and displaying xy and xyz datasets
  •  Google Earth: A 3D world viewer.
  •  GPSeismic: A suite of applications for seismic survey.
  •  GRASS GIS: A raster/vector open source GIS uses GDAL for raster/vector import and export (via r.in.gdal/r.out.gdal and v.in.ogr/v.out.ogr).
  •  gstat: a geostatistical modelling package.
  •  gvSIG: Desktop GIS Client.
  •  HydroDaVE Explorer: A web-enabled client that provides users an easy to use, secure, and reliable data management platform to efficiently manage, access, and analyze environmental data.
  •  IDRISI: A GIS and Image Processing Windows Desktop application. Uses GDAL for import/export/warp raster data.
  •  ILWIS: Remote Sensing and GIS Desktop Package.
  •  Image I/O-Ext: includes gdalframework, a framework leveraging on GDAL via SWIG's generated JAVA bindings to provide support for a reach set of data formats.
  •  IONIC Red Spider: an OGC Web Services platform includes a GDAL plugin.
  •  iShare: Web data integration and publishing platform by Astun Technology.
  •  IntraMap: A GIS Software for spatial data display/management, spatial inquiries, and many other various analyses.
  •  LandXplorer: A realtime 3D visualization system for 3D city and landscape models.
  •  Leica TITAN: a geospatial data sharing and visualization environment.
  •  libLAS: Open Source LAS 1.0/1.1 ASPRS LiDAR data translation toolset
  •  libral: A raster algebra implementation and an experimental GUI+CLI GIS with Perl and GTK+.
  •  Loader: A simple loader for geographic data in GML and KML that needs some preparation before loading via ogr2ogr.
  •  Makai Voyager: An advanced 3D/4D geospatial visualization platform.
  •  MapGuide: Open source web mapping server.
  •  MapInfo Professional: Desktop GIS and mapping application
  •  Mapnik: C++/ Python mapping toolkit
  •  MapServer: A popular web mapping application with GDAL support.
  •  MapWindow: open source ActiveX control with GIS functionality.
  •  MicroImages TNT products: advanced software for geospatial analysis (Windows, LINUX, Mac OS X and UNIX)
  •  Micromine: A mining software solution that uses GDAL for reading/writing various geospatial file format.
  •  Mirone: Matlab based package for geospatial, oceanographic and geophysical analysis of grids
  •  MyGeodata Converter: Online converter of GDAL raster and OGR vector formats
  •  Ogr2 GUI: a graphical user interface for ogr2ogr
  •  OPALS: Orientation and Processing of Airborne Laser Scanning Data
  •  OpenCPN: A concise ChartPlotter/Navigator?. A cross-platform ship-borne GUI application.
  •  OpenEV: An OpenGL/GTK/Python based graphical viewer which exclusively uses GDAL for raster access.
  •  OFGT: a collection of utilities for multipurpose forest monitoring under the  Open Foris Initiative
  •  OpenSceneGraph: 3D rendering engine with  osgdem and  osgEarth plugins
  •  Opticks: an open source remote sensing application and development framework, with a GDAL plugin.
  •  Orfeo Toolbox (OTB): a general remote sensing image processing library.
  •  OSSIM: Another geospatial viewing and analysis environment which uses GDAL as one of several plugins.
  •  Procura : Landholding inspection system developed for the UK Homes and Communities Agency. GDAL is used for checking out background mapping.
  •  the PYXIS innovation: An application for viewing performing analysis and modeling on user's geo-located data. (not yet generally available)
  •  Quantum GIS (QGIS): A cross platform desktop GIS.
  •  QlandkarteGT/M: QLandkarte GT is the ultimate outdoor aficionado's tool for GPS maps in GeoTiff? format as well as Garmin's img vector map format.
  •  PostGIS - spatial database extender for PostgreSQL: version 2.0.0 introduced the raster type and raster companion functions. The loader and many of the callable SQL functions rely on GDAL for advanced raster features much like the geometry type relies on  GEOS.
  •  pktools: open source (GPLv3) tools written in C++ for remote sensing image processing
  •  R: A free software environment for statistical computing and graphics, with bindings to GDAL via the rgdal package.
  •  SAGA GIS : a free geographic information system (GIS), with a special 'Application Programming Interface' (API) for geographic data processing
  •  ScanMagic: Win32 application for visualization, analysis and processing of remote sensing data (lite version for free).
  •  Scalable Algorithmics (SCALGO): Software for efficiently constructing and performing computations on very large raster and TIN terrain models.
  •  Scenomics: Software for building terrain databases uses GDAL for projection and data import/export.
  •  SkylineGlobe: The Skyline suite of interactive applications allows you to build, view, query and analyze customized, virtual 3D landscapes.
  •  SpaceEyes3D: 3D visualization software for cartographic data.
  •  Spatial Manager: A product suite designed designed to manage spatial data in a simple, fast and inexpensive way. Uses GDAL for import/export data.
  •  Carmenta Engine (previously known as SpatialAce?): A GIS Rapid Application Development environment.
  •  StarSpan: raster/vector analysis.
  •  TacitView: An imagery visualization and exploitation package for military intelligence.
  •  TatukGIS: Desktop GIS mapping and data editing application.
  •  TerraGo Technologies: The GeoPDF file format is used to distribute and collaborate geospatial data and uses GDAL for data import/export.
  •  TerrainView: Interactive real-time 3D GIS Software.
  •  Thuban: A multi-platform interactive geographic data viewer.
  •  TravTime: .NET Application for visualizing, processing and analyzing GPS data for travel time, speed, and delay traffic studies.
  •  Vectorworks: The Vectorworks line of software products provides professional design solutions in the AEC, entertainment and landscape design industries.
  •  vGeo: Interactive data fusion and visual analysis tool.
  •  Virtual Terrain Project: fostering tools for easy construction of the real world in interactive, 3D digital form.
  •  WindNinja: wind model for fire behavior modeling.

Feel free to add new packages in alphabetical order, please keep the description brief. Emphasised entries have an unusually strong or long collaborative history with GDAL. Emphasised entries have an unusually strong or long collaborative history with GDAL.