Before installing the toolboxΒΆ

Before installing the toolbox, QGIS version 2.18.15 or higher needs to be installed on the computer (Note: QGIS version 3.0.0 is not currently supported). QGIS can be downloaded from: Once the installer is downloaded from the website, it needs to be run (double click on it). Select the options using the Default settings.

You have the option of installing a 32-bit or 64-bit version of QGIS. To know which version to install, check which type of operating system you have:

Windows 7 or Windows Vista

  1. Open System by clicking the Start button , right-clicking Computer, and then clicking Properties.
  2. Under System, you can view the system type.

Windows 8 or Windows 10

  1. From the Start screen, type This PC.
  2. Right Click (or tap and hold) This PC, and click Properties.


  1. Click the Apple icon in the top left and select About this Mac.