Google Maps vs. OpenStreetMap vs. Bing Maps API



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Description

What is Google Maps?

Create rich applications and stunning visualisations of your data, leveraging the comprehensiveness, accuracy, and usability of Google Maps and a modern web platform that scales as you grow.

What is OpenStreetMap?

OpenStreetMap is built by a community of mappers that contribute and maintain data about roads, trails, cafés, railway stations, and much more, all over the world.

What is Bing Maps API?

The Bing Maps platform provides multiple API options for your application including Web Control, a Windows Store apps control, a WPF control, REST Services, and Spatial Data Services. Use the information below as well as at MSDN to help determine which API bests suits your needs.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Google Maps?
Why do you like Google Maps?

Why do developers choose OpenStreetMap?
Why do you like OpenStreetMap?

Why do developers choose Bing Maps API?
Why do you like Bing Maps API?

Cons

What are the cons of using Google Maps?
Downsides of Google Maps?

What are the cons of using OpenStreetMap?
No Cons submitted yet for OpenStreetMap
Downsides of OpenStreetMap?

What are the cons of using Bing Maps API?
No Cons submitted yet for Bing Maps API
Downsides of Bing Maps API?

Pricing

How much does Google Maps cost?
How much does OpenStreetMap cost?
How much does Bing Maps API cost?

Companies

What companies use Google Maps?
2231 companies on StackShare use Google Maps
What companies use OpenStreetMap?
43 companies on StackShare use OpenStreetMap
What companies use Bing Maps API?
1 companies on StackShare use Bing Maps API

Integrations

What tools integrate with Google Maps?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Google Maps
What tools integrate with OpenStreetMap?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with OpenStreetMap
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Google Maps, OpenStreetMap, and Bing Maps API?

  • Leaflet - JavaScript library for mobile-friendly interactive maps
  • Mapbox - Design and publish beautiful maps
  • OpenLayers - A high-performance, feature-packed library for all your mapping needs
  • CARTO - The CARTO platform empowers business analysts, data scientists and more, to turn location data into business outcomes.

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