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Free OpenStreetMap Alternatives

The best free alternative to OpenStreetMap is Google Maps. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to OpenStreetMap and loads of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives 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.
This page was last updated Jun 22, 2022
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  • Online

OpenStreetMap is a project aimed squarely at creating and providing free geographic data such as street maps to anyone who...

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  1. 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.

    Google Maps vs OpenStreetMap opinions
    Most users think Google Maps is a great alternative to OpenStreetMap.

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

    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

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • iPad

    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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.



  6. 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.

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

  8. HERE WeGo

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • HUAWEI AppGallery
    • iPad

    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.

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

  10. 2GIS

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire

    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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