Tutorial 01: Downloading and installing QGIS

Tutorial notes

Welcome to the first tutorial in the GIS for Landcare series!

Topics covered in this video include:
•Navigating to the downloads page on QGIS website (http://www2.qgis.org/)
•Understanding the different file download options
•Checking the system type of your computer (32bit or 64 bit)
•Selecting the right download file for your computer
•Downloading QGIS
•Installing QGIS

•At the time of recording, the latest version of QGIS was 2.6. Please download the latest version.
•You can optionally download some sample GIS data as part of the QGIS installation. This step is skipped over in the video because there is no local data available. Future tutorials will demonstrate downloading data for Victoria.