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    MapSphere Alternatives

    MapSphere is described as 'manageable way to view and organize geographical data of different kind. This might be raster maps and satellite imagery from various sources, your own information received from GPS, tracks of your friends, whatever you want' and is a Map Service in the Travel & Location category. There are more than 25 alternatives to MapSphere for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Android, iPhone, Windows and iPad. The best alternative is OpenStreetMap, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MapSphere are Google Maps (Freemium), Google Earth (Free Personal), HERE WeGo (Free) and Leaflet (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 4, 2022
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    MapSphere is a manageable way to view and organize geographical data of different kind. This might be raster maps and...
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    1. OpenStreetMap is a project aimed squarely at creating and providing free geographic data such as street maps to anyone who wants them. It is a free editable map of the whole world. It is made by people like you.
    2. Google Maps is a basic web mapping service application and technology provided by Google. It offers street maps, a route planner for traveling by foot, car, or public transport and an urban business locator for numerous countries around the world.


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      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 share with others.
    3. 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.
    4. 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 developers ever need for online maps.


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      A Google Maps service that contains millions of panoramic photos from both Google and contributors.
    5. Apple Maps is the best way to navigate and explore the world - all with your privacy protected.
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      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.
    6. Marble is a Virtual Globe and World Atlas that you can use to learn more about Earth: You can pan and zoom around and you can look up places and roads. A mouse click on a place label will provide the respective Wikipedia article.
    7. World Wind lets you zoom from satellite altitude into any place on Earth. Leveraging Landsat satellite imagery and Shuttle Radar Topography Mission data, World Wind lets you experience Earth terrain in visually rich 3D, just as if you were really there.
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