UDIG 1.4.0 Description:
uDig is an open source, multiplatform, free and user-friendly graphical application built with the latest and greatest Java/Eclipse technologies, designed to provide a spatial data viewer and editor with special emphasis on the OpenGIS standard. The software has been designed from the offset to support Internet GIS (Geographic Information System), Web Feature Server standards, as well as the Web Map Server. In addition, it provides a common Java platform that can be used to build spatial applications, which can contain open source components. uDig can be used as a standalone application and requires no installation, just make sure that you have the latest JRE (Java Runtime Environment) installed. The software can be easily extended through RCP plugins and it can also be used as a plugin in an existing RCP (Rich Client Platform) application.