Google Maps vs. Leaflet vs. OpenStreetMap



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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 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.

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Pros

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

Why do developers choose Leaflet?
Why do you like Leaflet?

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

Cons

What are the cons of using Google Maps?
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What are the cons of using Leaflet?
No Cons submitted yet for Leaflet
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What are the cons of using OpenStreetMap?
No Cons submitted yet for OpenStreetMap
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Companies

What companies use Google Maps?
2231 companies on StackShare use Google Maps
What companies use Leaflet?
94 companies on StackShare use Leaflet
What companies use OpenStreetMap?
43 companies on StackShare use OpenStreetMap

Integrations

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

What are some alternatives to Google Maps, Leaflet, and OpenStreetMap?

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

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