Waze Alternatives for Mac

    Waze is not available for Mac but there are a few alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is Apple Maps, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Waze and three of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Waze are gvSIG (Free, Open Source) and Chop Commute (Free).

    This page was last updated Jun 22, 2021

    1. 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.
    2. 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.


      The app is no longer updated.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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    3. Take the guess work out of your daily commute by seeing real-time traffic and drive times specific to your route right on your Mac menu bar (system status tray).
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      Chop Commute is an alternative for only one feature within Waze (real-time traffic). Doesn't even compare to the entire Waze product, or even the core functionality of Waze, which is giving you driving directions.
      Negative comment over 4 years ago

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