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OpenStreetMap Alternatives

OpenStreetMap is described as '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' and is a very popular Map service in the travel & location category. There are more than 50 alternatives to OpenStreetMap, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Android, iPhone, iPad and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Google Maps, which is free. Other great sites and apps similar to OpenStreetMap are OsmAnd, Google Earth, Organic Maps and Waze.

OpenStreetMap alternatives are mainly Map Services but may also be GPS Navigation Services or Travel Guides. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of OpenStreetMap.
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  1. Google Maps icon

    Google Maps

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    160 alternatives to Google Maps 

    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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    1.  Route PlanningPlan and optimize your route with Google Maps to avoid traffic and save time.
    2.  Public TransportationGoogle Maps contains information about one or more public transport services that you can use in your area of interest.
    3.  Turn-by-turn NavigationGoogle Maps gives you up-to-date detailed directions at each step of a selected route.
    4.  Works OfflineGoogle Maps can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    5.  Dark ModeGoogle Maps supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    6.  Text to SpeechGoogle Maps allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
    7.  CyclingUse Google Maps to plan, discover, track or share your bike rides.
    8.  Voice NavigationGet traffic alerts and route updates by voice in Google Maps
    9.  Hiking MapsExplore and discover the outdoors with new hiking trails in your area with Google Maps.
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    Google Maps vs OpenStreetMap opinions
    Most users think Google Maps is a great alternative to OpenStreetMap.
    Guest

    Both are a combination of map database and map rendering, with the ability to use crowd sourced data, although they use different approaches to moderating the crowd sourced data.

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    OsmAnd

    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • OpenStreetMap
    • F-Droid
    • Kindle Fire
    102 alternatives to OsmAnd 

    OsmAnd is a map and navigation application with access to the free, worldwide, and high-quality OpenStreetMap data.

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    1.  Works OfflineOsmAnd can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    2.  Points of Interest (POI)OsmAnd shows you specific point locations of interest like restaurants, hospitals, gas stations, etc.
    3.  CyclingUse OsmAnd to plan, discover, track or share your bike rides.
    4.  Text to SpeechOsmAnd allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
    5.  Turn-by-turn NavigationOsmAnd gives you up-to-date detailed directions at each step of a selected route.
    6.  Privacy focusedOsmAnd is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    7.  Voice NavigationGet traffic alerts and route updates by voice in OsmAnd
    8.  Nearby SearchOsmAnd lets you search for places, services or people within a specified area.
    9.  Dark ModeOsmAnd supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    OsmAnd vs OpenStreetMap opinions
    Almost everyone thinks OsmAnd is a great alternative to OpenStreetMap.
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    OsmAnd uses OpenStreetMap and essentially just makes it more usable and accessible on mobile devices.

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  3. Google Earth icon

    Google Earth

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    50 alternatives to 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 share with others.

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    Organic Maps

    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • HUAWEI AppGallery
    • iPad
    • F-Droid
    • FLATHUB
    • Linux
    79 alternatives to Organic Maps 

    Organic Maps is an Android & iOS offline maps app for travelers, tourists, hikers, and cyclists based on top of crowd-sourced OpenStreetMap data and curated with love by MAPS.ME founders.

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    1.  Works OfflineOrganic Maps can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    2.  No TrackingOrganic Maps will not track you or use your personal data.
    3.  CyclingUse Organic Maps to plan, discover, track or share your bike rides.
    4.  Privacy focusedOrganic Maps is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    5.  Dark ModeOrganic Maps supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    6.  Route PlanningPlan and optimize your route with Organic Maps to avoid traffic and save time.
    7.  Turn-by-turn NavigationOrganic Maps gives you up-to-date detailed directions at each step of a selected route.
    8.  Nearby SearchOrganic Maps lets you search for places, services or people within a specified area.
    9.  Public TransportationOrganic Maps contains information about one or more public transport services that you can use in your area of interest.
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    Waze

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    • Kindle Fire
    71 alternatives to 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.

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    1.  Turn-by-turn NavigationWaze gives you up-to-date detailed directions at each step of a selected route.
    2.  CrowdsourcedWaze uses suggestions, information, etc., from a large group of people to improve the quality of the content.
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    MAPS.ME

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    • OpenStreetMap
    • Kindle Fire
    73 alternatives to 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.

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    1.  Works OfflineMAPS.ME can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    2.  Public TransportationMAPS.ME contains information about one or more public transport services that you can use in your area of interest.
    3.  Turn-by-turn NavigationMAPS.ME gives you up-to-date detailed directions at each step of a selected route.
    4.  Points of Interest (POI)MAPS.ME shows you specific point locations of interest like restaurants, hospitals, gas stations, etc.
    5.  Route PlanningPlan and optimize your route with MAPS.ME to avoid traffic and save time.
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    Qwant Maps

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    24 alternatives to Qwant Maps 

    Qwant Map, still in beta, is designed to be an alternative to Google Maps or HERE WeGo, based on OpenStreetMap.

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    1.  Points of Interest (POI)Qwant Maps shows you specific point locations of interest like restaurants, hospitals, gas stations, etc.
    2.  No TrackingQwant Maps will not track you or use your personal data.
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    Awesome alternative basically like a update of OSM. Modern web UI and also great alternative to Google maps.

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    Ranogard

    Searching for places doesn't jump to similar-sounding places across the globe, but rather searches for nearby places. Names of places in foreign countries are shown in a language that I can read.

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    HERE WeGo

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    • HUAWEI AppGallery
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    93 alternatives to 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.

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    1.  Turn-by-turn NavigationHERE WeGo gives you up-to-date detailed directions at each step of a selected route.
    2.  Works OfflineHERE WeGo can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    Apple Maps

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    127 alternatives to Apple Maps 

    Apple Maps is the best way to navigate and explore the world - all with your privacy protected.

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    1.  Points of Interest (POI)Apple Maps shows you specific point locations of interest like restaurants, hospitals, gas stations, etc.
    2.  Turn-by-turn NavigationApple Maps gives you up-to-date detailed directions at each step of a selected route.
    3.  Nearby SearchApple Maps lets you search for places, services or people within a specified area.
    4.  Voice NavigationGet traffic alerts and route updates by voice in Apple Maps
    5.  CyclingUse Apple Maps to plan, discover, track or share your bike rides.
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    2GIS

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    59 alternatives to 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.

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