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Top 5 Open-Source Google Maps Alternatives in 2022

Google Maps OpenStreetMap OsmAnd Organic Maps Leaflet Qwant
  1. Find local businesses, view maps and get driving directions in Google Maps.
    In the recent past, we published some blog posts on some interesting and trending topics such as Free & Open Source Popular JavaScript Frameworks, Things To Review Before Opting Open Source Software In 2021, and some others. In this article, we will go through another exciting topic open source Google Maps alternatives. The emergence of Google Maps is considered a huge development in the world of online navigation. In fact, this interactive maps software offers much more than mapping & navigation such as search places, speed check, voice input, and more. In addition, Google Maps is highly accessible and offers its offline version where you do not have internet availability. Further, there are many provisions for the business owners as it lets people add their businesses on Google Maps along with the contacts, website, photos, and videos.

    #Maps #Web Mapping #Mapping And GIS

  2. OpenStreetMap is a map of the world, created by people like you and free to use under an open license.
    Pricing:
    • Open Source
    Last but not least, Qwant Map is one of those Google Maps alternatives that is open source and free. Just like Google Maps, this interactive maps software offers rich search capabilities. In addition, you can search for places such as restaurants, hotels, markets, and more. Moreover, it lets you search for nearby places by tracking your location. Qwant Map is based on OpenStreetMap and offers GPS tracking.

    #Maps #Web Mapping #Collaborative Maps 129 social mentions

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    Global mobile map viewing and navigation for online and offline OSM maps
    Pricing:
    • Open Source
    OsmAnd is another map application that works online as well as offline. This free navigation software is open source, customizable, and tracks GPS location. OsmAnd is one of the Google Maps alternatives that offers route optimization, helps users indicate paths such as forests, landscapes and etc. In addition, it has text to speech option and comes with night mode options which darken the theme of the user interface. Above all, you can plan your trip as per the routes suggested by OsmAnd as it lets you search various places. The best thing about this offline maps app is that it offers a bunch of plugins that enhance its scope. OsmAnd is mainly written in Java and you can find documentation. Therefore, developers can find the source code files on Github.

    #Maps #Web Mapping #Travel & Location 120 social mentions

  4. Fast detailed offline maps for travelers, tourists, hikers and cyclists, based on OpenStreetMap and curated with love by MapsWithMe (Maps.Me) founders.
    Pricing:
    • Open Source
    Organic Maps is another open source map application that works offline as well. Just like other interactive maps software, it is available for both Android and IOS. In addition, it comes with the fastest search capabilities while in offline mode. Organic Maps is one of those Google Maps alternatives that provide night mode in which themes get dark in the nighttime. Further, you can plan your trip either hiking track, cycling, or by walk and it also provides users voice guidance. Moreover, it is ads-free, with no push notifications and no registration required. Organic Maps is written in C++ and comes with documentation. Therefore, you can find the source code files on Github.

    #Maps #Web Mapping #Driving Navigation 102 social mentions

  5. Leaflet is a modern, lightweight open-source JavaScript library for mobile-friendly interactive maps.
    Pricing:
    • Open Source
    The Leaflet is another open source interactive maps software that comes with self-hosting capabilities. This map application is lightweight and easy to use. Above all, it is available for all desktop and mobile platforms such as Android, IOS, and web. Further, this offline maps app is highly extensible and offers a well-documented API for third-party integrations. This open source free navigation software provides tutorials too for user guidance. The Leaflet is written in JavaScript with comprehensive documentation available. Therefore, you can find source code files on Github.

    #Maps #Interactive Maps #Development Tools 125 social mentions

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    Qwant is a search engine that respects your privacy and eases discovering and sharing via a social approach.
    Last but not least, Qwant Map is one of those Google Maps alternatives that is open source and free. Just like Google Maps, this interactive maps software offers rich search capabilities. In addition, you can search for places such as restaurants, hotels, markets, and more. Moreover, it lets you search for nearby places by tracking your location. Qwant Map is based on OpenStreetMap and offers GPS tracking.

    #Search Engine #Private Search Engine #Internet Search 21 social mentions

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