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Which one is best open source GIS software where we can use Google/bing/yahoo maps as a basemap? i want to update my shp files using any of these basemap.

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Have you looked at Qgis? –  Devdatta Tengshe Aug 31 '13 at 13:58
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Since it seems like you want to edit Shapefiles, I would recommend using a desktop GIS. Have a look at QGIS which provides the basemaps you are looking for through the OpenLayers plugin.

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OpenLayers I think, but you will need to work with geoserver or mapserver, though. QGis would be a much more complete/easy application in any case.

Hope this helps,

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