Open Source GIS gvSIG 1:11 Portable

Open Source GIS gvSIG 1:11 newest version is now available in portable format to be run directly from USB Flash Disk, or you can also copy to your computer to be operated without the need installation at all. 1:11 gvSIG portable is available for Windows and Linux.

Previously I've posted about some open source GIS software portable and portable GPS in GIS this blog, including QuickGrid Portable, Portable OziExplorer, MapSource Portable, Portable Floppy GIS, as well as the most complete is the Portable GIS Archaeogeek V2 of the package is included in QGIS (with GRASS plugin), uDIG, gvSIG for desktop GIS and Mapserver, OpenLayers, Tilecache, Featureserver, and GeoServer for web applications.

Open Source GIS gvSIG contained in V2 Portable GIS is a long version, the latest is gvSIG version 1.11. Total size after unzipping about 285 MB. This portable format not only contains the program file to run gvSIG, but also the Java Runtime Engine, so if the computer you use to run gvSIG portable Java is not installed, this software can still use. gvSIG is made based on Java.

If you run gvSIG portable for the first time, the default language used is Spanish, because it's open source software is made in Spain. To change the language to Bahasa follow the following steps (see picture below):

Run the program gvSIG portable
From the menu "Ventana" select "Preferencias".
From the window that opens click the + on the "General", then select "Idioma".
Choose the language diingkinkan (Bahasa), click "Aceptar", restart the program gvSIG portable