Alternatives to Google Maps for all platforms with any license

  • Google Earth icon

    Google Earth

    Google Earth lets you fly anywhere on Earth to view satellite imagery, maps, terrain, 3D buildings, from galaxies in outer space to the canyons of the ocean. You can explore rich geographical content, save your toured places, and...

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Android Tablet BSD iPad

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    OpenStreetMap

    OpenStreetMap (OSM) is a collaborative project to create a free editable map of the world.

    Open Source Web / Cloud

    • 1000 times faster, map much much clearer, shops, restaurants and post offices are indicated as well as door numbers; no surveillance like google, open source.
      Guest • Feb 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • OpenStreetMap does not include a streetview option, nor does it have a sattelite view option.
      Guest • Mar 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • Good open source maps project. A bit outdated compared to google in terms of images, but still amazing and it can only improve as it gains popularity. Operates like Wikipedia. Go ahead and help map out your neighborhood block! Or create an app that uses the vast amount of data, free of charge.
      mr_darkerSep 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • Waze icon

    Waze

    Waze is a social GPS navigation app that allows drivers to build and use live maps & real-time traffic updates to improve their daily commute. In addition to providing turn-by-turn navigation, Waze also gives drivers the...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Blackberry Windows Phone Kindle Fire

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    MAPS.ME

    MAPS.ME offers the quickest offline maps of all the countries of the world. Travel with full confidence: wherever you are, MAPS.ME addresses all your offline mapping needs. Need a map of London or a map of New York? A map of Paris...

    Open Source Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Blackberry 10 Kindle Fire

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    OsmAnd

    OsmAnd is a map and navigation application with access to the free, worldwide, and high-quality OpenStreetMap data. Enjoy voice and optical navigator, viewing POIs (points of interest), creating...

    Freemium Android iPhone Blackberry Android Tablet iPad Kindle Fire

    • Offline GPS on your phone, useful when you're lost or want to know your location
      InsaneFromEarthJul 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • HERE WeGo icon

    HERE WeGo

    Explore the world in glorious 3D with HERE Maps. Discover new places, collect your favourite places, plan the perfect journey, and sync it all with your mobile phones.

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Firefox OS

  • Google Street View icon

    Google Street View

    With Street View you can explore the world at street level. Explore world landmarks, discover natural wonders, and step inside locations such as museums, arenas, restaurants, and small businesses with Google Street View. Also...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Google Maps

  • Yandex.Maps icon

    Yandex.Maps

    Yandex.Maps gives you access to maps of over 1800 cities and towns right in your pocket. Find addresses and companies. Plan your journeys in a car or on public transport taking current traffic conditions into account. Keep tabs on...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Blackberry Android Tablet Telegram Windows Phone iPad Apple Watch Kindle Fire

  • 2GIS icon

    2GIS

    2GIS provides 3D-maps of 180+ cities, contacts of 1.5 million companies, car routing and public transport routes and and more! 2GIS is a complete and up-to-date directory of organizations with detailed cities’ maps. 2GIS — Offline...

    Free Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone Blackberry Android Tablet iPad Kindle Fire

  • Leaflet icon

    Leaflet

    Leaflet is a modern open-source JavaScript library for mobile-friendly interactive maps. It is developed by Vladimir Agafonkin with a team of dedicated contributors. Weighing just about 28 KB of JS code, it has all the features most...

    Open Source Self-Hosted JavaScript

  • Bing Maps icon

    Bing Maps

    Bing Maps (previously Live Search Maps, Windows Live Maps and Windows Live Local) is a web mapping service provided as a part of Microsofts Bing suite of search engines and powered by the Bing Maps for Enterprise framework.

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Sygic GPS Navigation icon

    Sygic GPS Navigation

    Sygic GPS Navigation & Maps is the most advanced GPS navigation app with 3D offline maps from TomTom, accurate door-to-door voice guided navigation and free map updates. Turns your mobile phone into a personal navigation...

    Commercial Android iPhone Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Apple Watch

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    Citymapper

    "Citymapper is, quite simply, the best travel app to be introduced to New York City" - New York Times We're reinventing the everyday urban transit app and making the large complicated city simple and usable. A to B...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet Apple Watch

    • If you need to use public transport, there is no better app than this one.
      Guest • Mar 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • MapQuest icon

    MapQuest

    Get where you need to go with the MapQuest GPS and navigation app. Whether it’s using turn-by-turn voice navigation for walking or driving directions, booking a ride through a variety of transportation options (including Uber and...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone Windows Phone Kindle Fire

  • Apple Maps icon

    Apple Maps

    Maps gives you turn-by-turn spoken directions, interactive 3D views, and Flyover. All in a vector-based interface that scales and zooms with ease. Maps also gives you guidance to take public transportation and helps you explore your...

    Free Mac iPhone iPad Apple Watch

  • uMap icon

    uMap

    uMap let you create maps with OpenStreetMap layers in a minute and embed them in your site. Add custom annotations, lines, shapes, import and add custom layers (KML, CSV, GPS, ...) and other data.

    Open Source Self-Hosted OpenStreetMap Python Django Leaflet

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    Wikimapia

    WikiMapia is a privately owned, online map and satellite imaging resource that combines Google Maps with a wiki system, allowing users to add information, in the form of a note, to any location on Earth. Users may currently use this...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Modest Maps icon

    Modest Maps

    Modest Maps is a small, extensible, and free library for designers and developers who want to use interactive maps in their own projects. It provides a core set of features in a tight, clean package with plenty of hooks for additional...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    GMap.NET

    GMap.NET is great and Powerful, Free, cross platform, open source .NET control. Enable use routing, geocoding, directions and maps from Google, Yahoo!, Bing, OpenStreetMap, ArcGIS, Pergo, SigPac, Yandex, Mapy.cz, Maps.lt, iKarte.lv...

    Open Source Windows Windows Mobile

  • Roadtrippers icon

    Roadtrippers

    A simple, intuitive road trip planner, powered by local experts & travel writers. Eccentric roadside attractions like Cadillac Ranch, breathtaking natural wonders like Devil's Tower, and mouthwatering foodie feasts in the...

    Free Web / Cloud

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    eyeMaps

    eyeMaps is an Augmented Reality 3D map of the world. Simply point your phone and know what you see.

    Commercial Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • Mapline icon

    Mapline

    Maximize the use of your Excel spreadsheet data. Make mapping the easiest. Transform Excel data into visual analysis. We lead in data simplification and presentation. We are committed to deliver the tools needed to outpace competition.

    Freemium Mac Windows Web / Cloud

  • NAVIGON icon

    NAVIGON

    Transform your smartphone into a full-performance satnav system that includes onboard maps so that you can always find your way – even when no internet connection is available. Range of functions - Onboard map material: only carry...

    Commercial Android iPhone Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Apple Watch Android Wear

  • Scout by Telenav icon

    Scout by Telenav

    Scout is the only app that lets you chat, plan Meet Ups, share your ETA and get turn-by-turn GPS voice directions. Now you can navigate, coordinate and communicate without the hassle of multiple apps. Find the best route with real...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone Windows Phone Apple Watch

  • Rome2rio icon

    Rome2rio

    Discover how to get anywhere by plane, train, bus, ferry and automobile.

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Yandex.Navigator icon

    Yandex.Navigator

    Find your way around the city and keep track of current traffic with your cell phone. Yandex.Navigator is a free satnav app with turn-by-turn voice directions in Russia and Ukraine. Reduce your journey times with automatic routing...

    Free Android iPhone iPad

  • TransforMap icon

    TransforMap

    TransforMap works towards an online platform for you to visualize the myriads of alternatives to the dominant economic thinking on a single mapping system.

    Open Source Web / Cloud

  • Old Maps Online icon

    Old Maps Online

    An easy-to-use search engine for historical maps in libraries around the world. It allows the user to search for online digital historical maps across numerous different collections via a geographical search. Search by typing a...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Transit icon

    Transit

    Never miss your bus again. Open up the app and boom: upcoming departure times for all nearby transit lines are right there, displayed in big text and bright colors. Plan your trip, set reminders, and get notified about disruptions. Or...

    Free Android iPhone Apple Watch Android Wear

  • RMaps icon

    RMaps

    RMaps is the navigation tool. You can use RMaps like online map viewer for some popular maps. And like offline map viewer for your own maps created on the PC. Features * Auto rotate map in driving direction. * Auto rotate map in...

    Open Source Android

    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 0.9.4, released in June 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    HoursOf

    HoursOf is built to find OPEN stuff! However, it can find almost anything. Open, Closed, Unlisted Hours, or just Nearby places

    Free Web / Cloud

  • OruxMaps icon

    OruxMaps

    Orux Maps is an online/offline map viewer and track logger for Android. You can use OruxMaps for your outdoor activities (running, trekking, mountain bike, paragliding, flying, nautic sports, etc.) Features: Online map viewer ...

    Free Android

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    uebermaps

    Share Your Favourite Spots with Family, Friends & the World ... ... in the World's most PASSIONATE MAPS COMMUNITY. - create maps collaboratively - join local conversations - publish interactive maps anywhere: website...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad

Google Maps Comments

best mapping service

Positive Comment by elainecharles
about Google Maps Nov 2016

I have always used Google Maps because its the ultimate mapping service that has street views, satellite views, shows the traffic on the roads, give route options and also gives public transport information and timings. Also save maps offline.

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I've always been a fan of orienteering, and Google Maps has ...

Comment by peterstaack
about Google Maps Jun 2011

I've always been a fan of orienteering, and Google Maps has been like a dream come true. There are a lotta good tricks to pulling out large images of maps, that I can print up on a large format printer and take with.

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How to edit Google Mapshttp://google-latlong.blogspot.com/2 ...

Comment by em4020
about Google Maps Jun 2011
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