Installation notes:


  • ​You must have Simple GIS Client version 10.2.2 or higher already installed before attempting to install the Extended Geoprocessing plugin.
  • Note: If you get an error running the installer, try temporarily disabling any antivirus software running on your machine.  Some antivirus software will prevent the installer from completing successfully.
  • You should make you have no instances of Simple GIS Client running while attempting to install the Extended Geoprocessing plugin.  Shut down any running instances before running the Extended Geoprocessing Setup file.
  • Once installed, Simple GIS Client will automatically load the Extended Geoprocessing plugin into any new or existing Simple GIS Client projects.  Look for the new "Extended Geoprocessing Plugin" menu located under the main "Geo Processing" menu of your Map Data View document as shown below.  For information on the use of the Join Table to Shapefile option in the plugin, consult the Using the Join Table to Shapefile tutorial.  For information on using the Build Grid tool in the plugin, consult the Using the Build Grid Tool tutorial.

Welcome to the Extended Geoprocessing Plugin Download Page 

To begin, first make sure you have at least version 10.2.2 of Simple GIS Client installed on your machine.  You can download the latest Simple GIS Client version here Simple GIS Client Download.  If you do not have a valid license for Simple GIS Client, it is fully functional for 30 days after which time you will have to register Simple GIS Client by purchasing a license.  Simple GIS Client licenses are $70 per user per computer.  Licenses are a one time purchases and are not a subscription.  Next, to download the Extended Geoprocessing Plugin, click the "Download Extended Geoprocessing Plugin" button located at the bottom of this page.  Depending upon the browser you are using, you may be presented with different options as described below:

  • Google Chrome: When you click the "Download Now" button you should see the "JoinTableToShapefileSetup.exe" file begin to download in the lower left corner of your browser window.  Once download completes, you should click on  the ^ arrow next to the file and select "Open" to launch the installer.
  • Microsoft Edge & Internet Explorer: When you click the "Download Now" button, you may be prompted with a message box asking whether your wish to run or save the file.  You should click "Run".  Once the download is complete, the browser will then launch the installer. 
  • Firefox: When you click the "Download Now" button, you will prompted to save the file.  Select Yes and you should see a download progress in the upper right of your browser window.  Once complete, the progress bar will change to a  downward arrow.  Clicking on this arrow will present a dropdown where you should see the "JoinTableToShapefileSetup.exe" file.  Click on this file to start the installation. 


​Once you run the ExtendedGeoprocessingSetup.exe file and install the plugin, Simple GIS Client will automatically load the plugin when you begin a new project or load an existing project.