LandSerf is a freely available Geographical Information System (GIS) for the visualisation and analysis of surfaces. Applications include visualisation of landscapes; geomorphological analysis; gaming development; GIS file conversion; map output; archaeological mapping and analysis; surface modelling and many others. It runs on any platform that supports the Java Runtime Environment (Windows, MacOSX, Unix, Linux etc.)
The LandSerf Manual is now available. 214 pages containing all of the LandSerf documentation in one handy searchable and printable book.
LandSerf 2.3 released. See the new features in LandSerf 2.3 since the previous version.
LandSerf downloads reach 40,000 and are maintaining an average of over 1200 per month.
LandSerf downloads reach 20,000 and are maintaining an average of over 1000 per month.
LandSerf downloads reach 12,000 and are currently averaging about 1000 per month. Users from 122 countries around the world have tried the software since it was first released. See the 'Who uses LandSerf' page for more details.
LandSerf 2.2 released! The latest version of LandSerf with new functionality and performance improvements is now available for download. Existing LandSerf users may wish to view the changes since the previous version.
Image gallery showing example LandSerf output released. If anyone would like to contribute their own LandSerf images to this gallery, please email to the address at the bottom of this page.
New chapters added to the programming guide covering vector map manipulation and dealing with processing classes.
LandSerf wins GISRUK 2004 'Visualisation Challenge'. Competing against GIS researchers and developers
of commercial graphics and visualisation systems, LandSerf analysis and 3d flythough
is voted winner of the GIS Research UK Visualisation Challenge. See the
GISRUK 2004 web site for
Department of Information Science,
London EC1V 0HB,
email: jwo 'at' soi.city.ac.uk