OpenStreetMap vs. Mapzen Search vs. Bing Maps API

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Description

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 Mapzen Search?

Mapzen Search is a search engine for places worldwide, powered by open data. It turns addresses and place names into geographic coordinates, and turns geographic coordinates into places and addresses. With Mapzen Search, you’re able to turn your users’ place searches into actionable geodata and transform your geodata into real places.

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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Pricing

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Companies

What companies use OpenStreetMap?
30 companies on StackShare use OpenStreetMap
What companies use Mapzen Search?
0 companies on StackShare use Mapzen Search
What companies use Bing Maps API?
0 companies on StackShare use Bing Maps API

Integrations

What tools integrate with OpenStreetMap?
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What are some alternatives to OpenStreetMap, Mapzen Search, and Bing Maps API?

  • Google Maps - Build highly customisable maps with your own content and imagery
  • 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

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