Fast, 3D spatial data visualization
GeoCanvas helps you turn data into great visualizations. Color large volumes of geographic data and create 3D visualizations in just a few steps. Understand context with built-in base maps. Capture images in one click. Visualize attributes of anything that can be shown as shapes on a map in 2D and 3D.
Download a free public beta
Be one of the first to try GeoCanvas. If you don't have a Synthicity account yet, create one, then download GeoCanvas. After installing GeoCanvas, sign in with your Synthicity account.
The public beta subscription period will last at least three months.
For Windows 7 or 8, 64-bit or Mac OS X 10.8 and higher
There are just a few basic steps to using GeoCanvas.
GeoCanvas is easy to pick up for those new to data visualization, while data scientists and analysts can leverage advanced features.
- Shapefile (.SHP) importer
- Comma Separated Value (.CSV) importer
- Built-in Base Maps
- PostgreSQL / PostGIS interface
- NumPy (.NPZ) Python numeric data importer
- Custom SQL JOIN queries
PC at work and Mac at home? No problem.
GeoCanvas is available for Windows and Mac.
The GeoCanvas User Manual is the official online source for detailed GeoCanvas documentation. It's a great complement to the tutorial videos.
Learn GeoCanvas essentials in about fifteen minutes by watching these video tutorials.
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Shapes & Attributes
1 minute, 2 seconds
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Adding Shape Layers
1 minute, 6 seconds
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From a Database
1 minute, 32 seconds
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Coloring with Data
1 minute, 49 seconds
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Visualizing in 3D
1 minute, 8 seconds
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Example - 3D Buildings
Coloring and Extruding with Different Attributes
1 minute, 39 seconds
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Joining New Datasets
2 minutes, 41 seconds
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Filtering with Attributes
2 minutes, 1 second
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SQL Join Queries
2 minutes, 4 seconds
San Francisco Example
Explore the city of San Francisco and visualize the proximity of its parcels to different amenities (yoga, sushi, farmer's markets, etc.).
US Census Data Example
Visualize remotely-hosted census data for all of the United States.
A Data Center in NASA's Earth Observing System Data and Information System
Suggest other sources!
Point other GeoCanvas users to any geographic dataset (postgis tables or shapefiles for now) that you find interesting! Send us the link and we'll post it here.