OpenStreetMap vs. CARTO vs. Mapzen Search

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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 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.

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.

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Cons

What are the cons of using OpenStreetMap?
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Pricing

How much does OpenStreetMap cost?
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Companies

What companies use OpenStreetMap?
30 companies on StackShare use OpenStreetMap
What companies use CARTO?
6 companies on StackShare use CARTO
What companies use Mapzen Search?
0 companies on StackShare use Mapzen Search

Integrations

What tools integrate with OpenStreetMap?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with OpenStreetMap
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What are some alternatives to OpenStreetMap, CARTO, and Mapzen Search?

  • 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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