Leaflet vs. Mapbox vs. OpenLayers

Get help choosing one of these Get news updates about these tools



Favorites

35

Favorites

56

Favorites

13

Hacker News, Reddit, Stack Overflow Stats

  • 1.14K
  • 445
  • 7.7K
  • 1.62K
  • 1.23K
  • 3.27K
  • 3
  • 62
  • 3.14K

GitHub Stats

No public GitHub repository stats available

Description

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 Mapbox?

We make it possible to pin travel spots on Pinterest, find restaurants on Foursquare, and visualize data on GitHub.

What is OpenLayers?

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

Want advice about which of these to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

Ask a Question

Pros

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

Why do developers choose Mapbox?
Why do you like Mapbox?

Why do developers choose OpenLayers?
Why do you like OpenLayers?

Cons

What are the cons of using Leaflet?
No Cons submitted yet for Leaflet
Downsides of Leaflet?

What are the cons of using Mapbox?
No Cons submitted yet for Mapbox
Downsides of Mapbox?

What are the cons of using OpenLayers?
No Cons submitted yet for OpenLayers
Downsides of OpenLayers?

Pricing

How much does Leaflet cost?
How much does Mapbox cost?
How much does OpenLayers cost?

Companies

What companies use Leaflet?
70 companies on StackShare use Leaflet
What companies use Mapbox?
66 companies on StackShare use Mapbox
What companies use OpenLayers?
7 companies on StackShare use OpenLayers

Integrations

No integrations listed yet
What tools integrate with Mapbox?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Mapbox
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Leaflet, Mapbox, and OpenLayers?

  • Google Maps - Build highly customisable maps with your own content and imagery
  • 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

See all alternatives to Leaflet

Latest News

How did the Big Game affect travel times in Minneapo...
Three new map styles for Mapbox.cn
The HomeApp.ru real estate app


Interest Over Time


Get help choosing one of these