mapbox-gl-js VS OpenLayers3

Compare mapbox-gl-js vs OpenLayers3 and see what are their differences.

mapbox-gl-js

Interactive, thoroughly customizable maps in the browser, powered by vector tiles and WebGL (by mapbox)
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mapbox-gl-js OpenLayers3
7 22
8,236 8,685
3.1% 1.7%
9.4 9.8
1 day ago 2 days ago
JavaScript JavaScript
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later BSD 2-clause "Simplified" License
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mapbox-gl-js

Posts with mentions or reviews of mapbox-gl-js. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-12-13.

OpenLayers3

Posts with mentions or reviews of OpenLayers3. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-12-21.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing mapbox-gl-js and OpenLayers3 you can also consider the following projects:

Leaflet - :leaves: JavaScript library for mobile-friendly interactive maps

Cesium - An open-source JavaScript library for world-class 3D globes and maps :earth_americas:

cesium - An open-source JavaScript library for world-class 3D globes and maps :earth_americas: [Moved to: https://github.com/CesiumGS/cesium]

ffprobe-wasm - A Web-based FFProbe. Powered by FFmpeg, Vue and Web Assembly!

tangram - WebGL map rendering engine for creative cartography

mapbox.js - Mapbox JavaScript API, a Leaflet Plugin

Openstreetmap - The Rails application that powers OpenStreetMap

maplibre-gl-js - The open-source fork of Mapbox GL JS: Interactive maps in the browser, powered by vector tiles and WebGL.

rust-starter - Rust Starter Project

electron-browser-shell - A minimal, tabbed web browser with support for Chrome extensions—built on Electron.

qgis2web - A QGIS plugin to export a map to an OpenLayers, Leaflet, or Mapbox GL JS webmap