GRASS migration hints

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Migrating to GRASS

GIS "The GRASS way"


  • Collaboration with external software is highly encouraged.
  • GDAL/OGR for Import/Export
  • R statistics
  • Matlab/Octave -, r.out.mat,,, v.out.ascii
  • POVray
  • VMRL
  • GMT - Generic Mapping Tools for cartography


  • All code POSIX C and generic UNIX compatible


  • GRASS is made up of modular tools specifically designed for easy scriptability in any number of common scripting languages
  • SWIG interface for direct hooks into higher scripting languages


  • F.O.S.S.

Tips for recent migrants