Google Maps vs. OpenStreetMap vs. CARTO



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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 CARTO?

The CARTO platform empowers everyone, from business analysts to data scientists, to turn location data into business outcomes. We accelerate innovation, power new use cases and disrupt business models through Location Intelligence.

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Pros

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Why do developers choose OpenStreetMap?
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Why do developers choose CARTO?
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Cons

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What are the cons of using OpenStreetMap?
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What are the cons of using CARTO?
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Pricing

How much does Google Maps cost?
How much does OpenStreetMap cost?
How much does CARTO cost?
CARTO Pricing

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 CARTO?
8 companies on StackShare use CARTO

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 CARTO?

  • 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
  • MAPS.ME - Offline OpenStreetMap maps for iOS/Android

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