Open Source Waze Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Waze is OsmAnd. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Waze and ten of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Waze are Organic Maps (Free, Open Source), MAPS (Free, Open Source), NavIT (Free, Open Source) and Pure Maps (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 25, 2021

    1. 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 about 1 year ago

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      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 almost 2 years ago

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

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    2. 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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    3. OpenStreetMap offline maps with track recording and custom bookmarks .kml path. Based on MAPS.ME project.
    4. Navit is an open source car navigation software for Linux, Windows systems and portable devices.
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    5. Pure Maps is a full-featured map and navigation application allowing you to explore maps, search for addresses and points of interest, as well as assist with navigation.
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    6. 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 the northern direction.

      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.

    7. gvSIG is a free open-source GIS project, characterized by a user-friendly interface, and capable of quickly accessing the most usual raster and vector formats. In the same view it includes local as well as remote data through a WMS, WCS or WFS.

      Discontinued

      The app is no longer updated. Last version, 1.2.3, released in March 2011, can be still downloaded from Google Play Store.

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    8. A private, free and open source replacement for Google Maps and other geocoding services that relies on Photon, which you can run on your own server.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      • F-Droid
      Google Maps WebView Wrapper.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Ubuntu Touch
      Powered by OpenStreetMap & Openrouteservice and focused on convergence. Includes car, bike, foot navigation. Search locations and nearby points of interest. For any country in the world. 100% GPL and 100% powered by libre projects. Turn-by-turn indicators with voice.
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