I am currently shifting to QGIS from ArcGIS. I know that ArcGIS has this distributed collaboration system which allows multiple users to edit a shared GIS file (after uploading to an ArcGIS portal) simultaneously. I wonder if there are any similar features or plugins available in QGIS.

  • Not that I know, but you may benefit from any version control system such as git for that purpose. Commented Feb 14, 2022 at 20:24
  • Thank you for the quick response. Using Git sounds that users need to constantly commit, merge, and push the changes in addition to doing the editing work. I was wondering if the versioning setup can happen in the database like ArcGIS enterprise.
    – Jason
    Commented Feb 14, 2022 at 20:30

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Have a look at the Kart plugin, it works like Git, but dramatically simplifies the process. The last QGIS Open Day had a nice introductory talk that you can view here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aABc3JrgJUY.

Otherwise setting up an online PostGIS database is fairly straightforward, which can then be added as a "live" layer in QGIS. There is also a versioning plugin for this (though I haven't used it): versioning plug in

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