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Leaflet vs MapTiler: What are the differences?

What is Leaflet? JavaScript library for mobile-friendly interactive maps. 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 MapTiler? The tool has been designed for producing seamless maps and aerial photo layers covering whole countries. It is a software for map tile rendering. It has been designed for producing seamless maps and aerial photo layers covering whole countries. The rendering is fast and efficient, and it can fully utilize multiple CPUs to 100%.

Leaflet and MapTiler can be categorized as "Mapping APIs" tools.

Some of the features offered by Leaflet are:

  • Tile layers
  • Drag panning with inertia
  • Scroll wheel zoom

On the other hand, MapTiler provides the following key features:

  • Satellite imagery
  • Drones
  • Precision agriculture.

Leaflet is an open source tool with 25.6K GitHub stars and 4.17K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Leaflet's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of Leaflet
Pros of MapTiler
  • 31
    Light weight
  • 24
    Free
  • 12
    Evolutive via plugins
  • 10
    OpenStreetMap
  • 9
    Strong community
  • 6
    Choice of map providers
  • 6
    Easy API
  • 3
    Alternative to Google Maps
  • 2
    Vector tiles
  • 1
    OpenStreetMap
  • 1
    Affordable
  • 1
    Custom map design (colors, fonts, etc)

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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 MapTiler?

It is a software for map tile rendering. It has been designed for producing seamless maps and aerial photo layers covering whole countries. The rendering is fast and efficient, and it can fully utilize multiple CPUs to 100%.

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