Waze Alternatives

    Waze is described as 'social GPS navigation app that allows drivers to build and use live maps & real-time traffic updates to improve their daily commute' and is a well-known app in the Travel & Location category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Waze for a variety of platforms, including Android, iPhone, Android Tablet, iPad and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Google Maps, which is free. Other great apps like Waze are OsmAnd (Freemium, Open Source), MAPS.ME (Free, Open Source), HERE WeGo (Free) and Organic Maps (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 12, 2021

    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.
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      Google Maps vs Waze opinions
      Some users think Google Maps is a great alternative to Waze, some don't.
      Google Maps is missing the ability to report incidents, and the ability to show/report police locations.
      Negative comment almost 5 years ago

      Google maps does not have the 'community' features of Waze - Adding blocked roads, problems with traffic speed, police locations, etc.
      Negative comment over 4 years ago

    2. OsmAnd is a map and navigation application with access to the free, worldwide, and high-quality OpenStreetMap data.
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      OsmAnd vs Waze opinions
      Most users think OsmAnd is a great alternative to Waze.
      XanderLeaDaren It’s an Open Source alternative and offers offline navigation, too.
      Positive comment 11 months ago

      The focus on user privacy is nice, but OSM is missing a lot of addresses and streets that Waze and Maps have, even in big cities.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

      Missing the community features of Waze
      Negative comment over 2 years ago


    3. 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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      MAPS.ME vs Waze opinions
      Most users think MAPS.ME is a great alternative to Waze.
      the very basis = OpenSourceMaps with lots of interesting POI's
      Positive comment about 3 years ago

    4. 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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      Most users think HERE WeGo is a great alternative to Waze.
    5. 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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    6. 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.
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      Most users think Apple Maps is a great alternative to Waze.
    7. Find the best route to your destination even without an internet connection. Magic Earth uses OpenStreetMap data and a powerful search engine to offer you the optimal routes for driving, biking, hiking and public transportation. PRIVACY FIRST!
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      • 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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    8. OpenStreetMap offline maps with track recording and custom bookmarks .kml path. Based on MAPS.ME project.
    9. You can take your device anywhere in the world with you. Thanks to the tourist map you know about every trail and bike trail and you won’t miss a single castle, outlook or other attraction. In My maps you can save your places and routes to files.
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