OpenStreetMap vs. OpenLayers vs. Mapzen Search

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Description

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 OpenLayers?

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

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

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

What companies use OpenStreetMap?
30 companies on StackShare use OpenStreetMap
What companies use OpenLayers?
7 companies on StackShare use OpenLayers
What companies use Mapzen Search?
0 companies on StackShare use Mapzen Search

Integrations

What tools integrate with OpenStreetMap?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with OpenStreetMap
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What are some alternatives to OpenStreetMap, OpenLayers, and Mapzen Search?

  • Google Maps - Build highly customisable maps with your own content and imagery
  • Leaflet - JavaScript library for mobile-friendly interactive maps
  • Mapbox - Design and publish beautiful maps
  • CARTO - The CARTO platform empowers business analysts, data scientists and more, to turn location data into business outcomes.

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