Early development[ edit ] Windows 8 development started before Windows 7 had shipped in Windows division president Steven Sinofsky demonstrated an early build of the port on prototype devices, while Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced the company's goal for Windows to be "everywhere on every kind of device without compromise. Milestone 1, Build , was leaked on April 12,
[Windows] Other Geospatial Tools Proj - Much like GDAL, this is a library used by all FOSS GIS suites. It is for managing geographic projection systems. Again could be useful to use on its own in certain situations. [Linux, Mac, Wnidows] PDAL - Very similar to GDAL, PDAL is a library for manipulating and translating point-cloud data (like LiDAR or SfM data). Again, it is generally not accessed directly by the end user, but could be useful if you are developing a custom application or script.
[Linux, Mac, Windows] LasLiberator - A simple tool to convert pointcloud data from the proprietary LAS format to the open LAZ format.