mapping VS Openstreetmap

Compare mapping vs Openstreetmap and see what are their differences.


OpenStreetMap contributions from the data team at Mapbox (by mapbox)


The Rails application that powers OpenStreetMap (by openstreetmap)
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mapping Openstreetmap
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233 1,795
-0.4% 2.1%
0.0 9.7
about 2 months ago 5 days ago
JavaScript Ruby
- GNU General Public License v3.0 only
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Posts with mentions or reviews of mapping. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-02-19.


Posts with mentions or reviews of Openstreetmap. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-05-27.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing mapping and Openstreetmap you can also consider the following projects:

Traccar - Traccar GPS Tracking System

OsmAnd - OsmAnd

littlenavmap - Little Navmap is a free flight planner, navigation tool, moving map, airport search and airport information system for Flight Simulator X, Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020, Prepar3D and X-Plane.

OwnTracks Recorder - Store and access data published by OwnTracks apps

uMap - uMap lets you create maps with OpenStreetMap layers in a minute and embed them in your site.

Graphhopper - Open source routing engine for OpenStreetMap. Use it as Java library or standalone web server.

Orion - Robust web visualization tool for OwnTracks location data

OpenRailwayMap - An OpenStreetMap-based project for creating a map of the world's railway infrastructure.

OpenLayers3 - OpenLayers

graphhopper-maps - GraphHopper Maps - Open Source Route Planner UI

web-mapviewer - The viewer application for maps and geodata

sharedrop - Easy P2P file transfer powered by WebRTC - inspired by Apple AirDrop