Google Maps vs. OpenStreetMap vs. Mapzen Search

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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 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

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What are the cons of using OpenStreetMap?
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Companies

What companies use Google Maps?
1773 companies on StackShare use Google Maps
What companies use OpenStreetMap?
30 companies on StackShare use OpenStreetMap
What companies use Mapzen Search?
0 companies on StackShare use Mapzen Search

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
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What are some alternatives to Google Maps, OpenStreetMap, and Mapzen Search?

  • 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
  • CARTO - The CARTO platform empowers business analysts, data scientists and more, to turn location data into business outcomes.

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