Google Maps vs. Leaflet vs. OpenLayers

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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 Leaflet?

Leaflet is an open source JavaScript library for mobile-friendly interactive maps. It is developed by Vladimir Agafonkin of MapBox with a team of dedicated contributors. Weighing just about 30 KB of gzipped JS code, it has all the features most developers ever need for online maps.

What is OpenLayers?

An opensource javascript library to load, display and render maps from multiple sources on web pages.

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Cons

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Companies

What companies use Google Maps?
2228 companies on StackShare use Google Maps
What companies use Leaflet?
94 companies on StackShare use Leaflet
What companies use OpenLayers?
12 companies on StackShare use OpenLayers

Integrations

What tools integrate with Google Maps?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Google Maps
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What are some alternatives to Google Maps, Leaflet, and OpenLayers?

  • Mapbox - Design and publish beautiful maps
  • OpenStreetMap - The free editable map of the whole world
  • CARTO - The CARTO platform empowers business analysts, data scientists and more, to turn location data into business outcomes.
  • MAPS.ME - Offline OpenStreetMap maps for iOS/Android

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