MapInfo Professional is described as «powerful, functionally rich desktop mapping application from Pitney Bowes MapInfo, designed to enable organisations to solve business problems that have a geographical element» and is a GIS software in the travel & location category. There are more than 25 alternatives to MapInfo Professional for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, Linux, Mac and Android. The best alternative is QGIS, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MapInfo Professional are PostGIS, ArcGIS, GRASS GIS and Mapline.MapInfo Professional alternatives are mainly GIS Software but may also be Map Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of MapInfo Professional.